Supports laboratory staff by maintaining glassware, logs, and record books; troubleshooting and resolving problems and helping with special projects.
Maintains glassware by picking-up, cleaning, washing, sterilizing, and distributing.
Provides glassware by ordering, receiving and inventorying glassware.
Keeps laboratory supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders and verifying receipt.
Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs.
Documents information by maintaining daily logs and equipment record books.
Resolves problems by examining and evaluating data and selecting corrective steps.
Completes projects by assisting project team and attending and participating in group and project meetings.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications.
Laboratory Technician Qualifications / Skills:
Familiarity with a lab environment
Clinical lab testing
Creating a safe, effective environment
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree Diploma in Medical Technology (MT)/Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or Associate’s degree / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician-related science from an accredited program recognized by Medical institutes in Malawi.
Basic computer knowledge (Word and Excel) and skills in lab information systems is desirable.