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Laboratory Technician

Company Name: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labelling; sorting specimens; checking labelling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.
Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials.
Toxicology – identifies the presence or quantity of drugs of abuse, therapeutic drugs, and toxic substances by operating toxicology instrumentation and performing manual methods for the performance of drug screens, blood alcohol levels, and carbon monoxide levels.
Chemistry – provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry equipment; performing hand chemistries.
Hematology – provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation equipment; performing manual methods of differentials.
Immunology – provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating equipment such as the gamma counter, spectrophotometer, densitometer, and through methods such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunoassay, and serological testing.
Microbiology – provides physician with information for treatment of patient infection by performing technical procedures for the identification or susceptibility of bacteria, parasites, fungi, and mycobacteria.
Blood bank – ensures the patient of receiving compatible blood/blood components by completing blood typing, antibody screening, compatibility testing, and antibody identification procedures.
Blood bank – assures future retrieval of patient transfusion information by preparing patient packets and maintaining blood bank database.
Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Maintains patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of
Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.
Enhances laboratory services and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
Diploma or certificate in Medical Laboratory Technician from an accredited program or equivalent.
(Minimum two (2) years of course duration).
DHA License or Eligibility is mandatory.
English fluency is mandatory
Knowledge of Arabic is preferable
Computer Literacy Skills
Minimum Experience:
Minimum 2+ years’ experience as Medical Laboratory Technician.
Job-Specific Skills:
Undertake clinical duties, with relevant training in the below areas:
Basic Life Support
Blood Sugar Monitoring
Blood Disposal
Clinical Sample Quality
Sample Collection
Infectious Substances
Hazardous Substances
Blood Bourne Viruses
Personal Protective Equipment
Safe Storage
Behavioural Competencies:
Excellent presentation and analytical skills
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Strong operational thinking skills
Critical Thinking
Conflict Management
Cognitive skills
Analytical skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Good team working skills
Time management
Customer Service orientation