LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Laboratory Technician

Expire Date: 
Thu, 01/31/2013
Work Schedule: 
Regular schedule (45 hours / week).

 Diploma in Technical medical analysis, or Laboratory Technician.
Work Experience:
 Minimum 2 years' experience of clinical anatomic laboratory.

Required Skills: 

 Good computer skills especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Able to work within a professional code of ethics and respect confidentiality.
 Ability to work with others as part of a team.
 Time management and organizational skills.
 Strong and effective communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Receive specimens, check the status and recheck their identification.
 Assist the pathologist in the technic of frozen section analysis.
 Assist the Pathologist in the macroscopic operations.
 Practice microscopic technique.
 Provide technical Immunohistochemistry.
 Conduct chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood and urine, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases, and enter findings into computer.
 Examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.
 Ensure the tissue stocks. Be responsible for the organisation and provision of containers and fixatives for further studies of tissues/fluids and for the packing and arranging transportation of tissues to other hospitals when required.
 Evaluate and document that quality control standards are met and assist in troubleshooting any problems that arise in methodology or instrumentation.
 Review and evaluate results of testing performed and inform supervisor, director and staff of any technical problems.
 Monitor reagent use and prepare appropriate volumes needed, records daily instrument temperatures and perform preventative maintenance on instruments according to prescribed protocols.
 Prepare standard volumetric solutions and reagents to be combined with samples, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
 Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
 Analyze and record test data to issue reports use for statistics.
 Consult with a pathologist to determine a final diagnosis when abnormal cells are found.
 Ensure the archiving of slides, blocks and stock products.
 Prepare weekly demand for domiciliary and para-pharmaceutical products.
 Calibrate and clean locations, machines and instruments.
 Replace the Secretary in her duties when needed especially in typing medical reports.
 Follow and ensure strict safety procedures.

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