LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Laboratory Technician

Expire Date: 
Tue, 07/22/2014
Central Laboratory
Work Schedule: 
Regular hours (42 hours / week) Overtime as required.Ensure the guards as needed service.

B.S. in medical laboratory or equivalent required.
Minimum 2 years' experience as Medical Laboratory Technician is preferred.

Required Skills: 

Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.
Knowledge of good laboratory practices (GLP) and other regulatory agency standards within area of responsibility.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients. Excellent customer service skills.
Attention to detail and maintaining accurate lab notebook.
Must have aptitude for technical problem solving.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team effort and as an individual contributor.
Willingness to learn new techniques and procedures.
Able to work any scheduled shifts.
Able to perform under pressure.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Draw blood from in and out patients and collect fluid samples from patients. The fluid samples may include: urine, saliva, sputum, phlegm and semen...
Perform pre-analytical processes including patient ID, phlebotomy, specimen labeling, specimen verification and receipt.
Prepare specimens and samples. Perform diagnostic tests on collected fluids and tissue specimens.
Perform moderate and high complexity testing accurately and precisely according to established procedure.
Post analytically, validate results using established indicators, investigate deviations from the norm, recognize trends or shifts, apply corrective action and support scientific investigations.
Record and sometimes interpret results to present to senior colleagues.
Maintain and adjust of laboratory equipment as required under the supervision of the Head and the Coordinator of department.
Implement and confirm the technical bioassays.
Perform manual tests strictly according to the procedures. Entry of test results on workbooks and "job list".
Work with automated analyzers without changing much in the testing equipment.
Assist lab leadership in the completion of miscellaneous duties.
Share daily workload; promote teamwork and cooperation and secure work environment within the laboratory. Make a contribution to section and department objectives.
Keep up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability.
Prepare laboratory reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment.
Manage the inventory and the fridges in accordance with laboratory procedures. Participate in inventory control and supply chain operations. Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced.
Read and adhere to all laboratory policies and procedures.
Perform, review and document all quality control according to established policies and procedures.
Assist with the orientation and training of new staff/students.
Be aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on patient care, the work unit, the department, and facility operations and seek to satisfy patient/client expectations.
Maintain constructive, open communication with supervisors, co-workers and customers.
Share knowledge and provide instructions to new employees, students, other technicians.
Pursue continuing education.
Maintain patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.

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