Job SummaryUnder the direct supervision of the pathologist. Prepares surgical Grossing area, biopsies, slides for microscopic study of tissues by the pathologist. Enters information into the LIS and adheres to the strict hospital quality guidelines. Provide accurate, timely and cost-effective testing of patient samples in compliance and harmony with the quality management system. The lab technician has no supervisory responsibilitiesDuties and Responsibilities
Adheres to established lab and hospital policies in areas of: procedures, methods, quality control, quality assurance, safety, compliance and HR policies.
Enters accurately patient demographic information and lab test orders into the laboratory information system while ascertaining adequacy of patient information as well as a sample identity.
Checks specimens as to their condition, acceptability and appropriateness to the test and exceptions noted.
Keeps equipment operating by following operating (manufacturer) instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs when needed.
Maintains a neat, sanitary, organized work area.
Performs tests according to lab procedure, guidelines and test results are correctly and legibly entered on patient lab records.
Keeps adequate supply of working materials on hand and maintains glassware if need be.
Works pending is organized and appropriately left to follow up.
Reports all critical and abnormal values according to protocol.
Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling, sorting specimens, checking labeling logging specimens in the system.
Participates in quality control/quality assurance for area of specialty and lab indicators. Does not report patient result unless quality control data are within accepted parameters. Recognizes out of control values, takes corrective action and notifies others of changes.
Responsible for accurately completing records and reports. Follows lab policy for data retrieval. Maintain logbooks for all instruments. Documentation of all Q.C and incident’s.
Interacts with all lab patients courteously and professionally as well as responding to telephone inquiries in timely manner.
Complies with lab safety procedures.
Maintains necessary continuing education for JCI and CAP certification.
Performs other Lab related duties as required by the Lab Department Management.
EducationBSC Degree. Preferably in Medical or Lab Technology
ExperienceMinimum of 2 years of experience
Professional certificationMinistry of Health Very good command of written and spoken English
Skills and QualificationsFamiliar with all varying departments. Able to work with the all instruments throughout the labBasic Medical Technology skills. Familiarity with computer skills including (Microsoft, Windows, word, and Excel), Familiarity with desktop computing environment including (Microsoft, Windows, word, and Excel)Basic knowledge of pathologyGood knowledge of staining techniquesGood knowledge of Histopathology techniques such as cutting, embedding and tissue staining.Familiarity with Histopathology automated equipment including frozen sectioningللتقديم من هنا