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Vacancy Details
A career opportunity

A career opportunity exists for the right candidate in Cape Town
  Reference No: 519946
An opportunity has presented itself to appoint a suitably qualified candidate into the position of Relief Senior Medical Technologist: Peripheral Laboratory. This is a Permanent- Relief Technologist position based at Cape Town .
Job Summary:
Performs and analyses the results of laboratory samples in order to provide results for medical practitioners to diagnose, treat and prevent diseases. Assists laboratory and/ or regional technical manager with supervision of staff and functions as per delegated responsibilities.
Minimum Criteria Required:
Relevant Job Knowledge:
Key Performance Areas:
• Assists the laboratory and/ or regional technical manager to supervise and train staff in line with delegated responsibilities and/or deputising requirements to ensure that operational objectives are achieved, employees are able to achieve their performance objectives and interns and students are trained and guided appropriately.
• Ensures the implementation of service levels and quality standards in accordance with standard operating procedures and service level agreements.
• Assists the laboratory and/ or regional technical manager with overseeing and monitoring equipment maintenance, asset management, procurement of goods and staff overtime expenditure to ensure the most effective utilisation of resources, optimisation of stock levels and reduction of costs at all times
• Performs diagnostic testing procedures, reviews and verifies results and interacts with pathologists on technical matters to provide all relevant data that may pertain to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of diseases.
• Records and verifies test results to ensure integrity of test result database on laboratory information system.
Compensation is commensurate with qualification and experience level.
Special Requirements:
Special Conditions:

You will be required to provide relief at different depots and labs throughout the area. You will be working both day and night shift on a Monday to Sunday roster basis and can cover more than one site on a single day.
Only one allowance will be paid for the inconvenience of being on a relief contract and working both day and night shift, no additional allowance will be paid when working night shift. This allowance is inclusive of cell phone expenses incurred.
You are required to have a valid driver’s license and a roadworthy vehicle to travel between labs or depots. As a relief staff member you will be required to be available on short notice.
Kilometres travelled will be reimbursed as per the applicable company policy and procedure.
- Closing date: 19-10-2020