54gene Medical Laboratory Scientist - Clinical Chemistry Jobs in Nigeria

54gene Medical Laboratory Scientist - Clinical Chemistry Jobs in Nigeria

[Job Description

  • The Laboratory scientist will be responsible for processing all samples received for clinical chemistry analysis in the lab.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Daily Routine:

  • Ensure samples collected and registered correspond with the lab numbers given before the samples are processed

  • Sample rejection and acceptance criteria must be adhered to at all times.

  • Processing and loading of samples on Sysmex and Cobas platforms as well as other sophisticated equipment

  • Processing dried blood spots from consumer kits and performing the suitable rapid diagnostic tests (Comprehensive allergy test/ Haemoglobin SC)

  • Ensure prompt test turnaround time based on processing SOPs from receipt of samples to the time the result is ready for validation by the pathologist

  • Ensure quality control is performed based on equipment SOP and maintenance logs are up to date

  • Daily temperature charting (Fridge and room temperature)

  • Required to adhere to all quality and safety guidelines as stated in the laboratory manual.

    Weekly/Monthly Tasks:

  • Preparation of reagents & stains if required.

  • Changing of reagents used in processes regularly depending on the equipment SOP.

  • General supervision and cleaning of laboratory equipment including fridges, centrifuge etc.

  • Assist in documentation and updating of laboratory work documents - SOPS, Policies etc.

  • Maintaining and updating professional knowledge and taking responsibility for continuing professional development.

  • Ensuring that services are provided in an accurate, efficient and cost effective manner.

  • Maintaining data security and strict privacy with patient laboratory


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient in usage of laboratory information management systems

  • Experience in cancer genetics is an added advantage

    Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Science (Minimum 2nd class honours upper division) Core strengths in Chemical pathology/Haematology

  • Must have valid license to practice

  • An M.Sc in any of the laboratory sciences is an added advantage


  • 5 years post-graduate experience


  • Authorization to work in Nigeria

  • Valid international travel documentation

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; 54gene Medical Laboratory Scientist - Clinical Chemistry Jobs in Nigeria

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