Laboratory Scientist


The Group is committed to creating places of healing for their communities, focused on attracting the best expertise and dedicated to building a steadfast, devoted team.

Role Summary

To perform a wide range of procedures in all discipline/sections of the medical laboratory and other tasks as may be assigned from time to time. Participate in the development and implementation of Quality Management Systems. Carry out internal quality control and external quality assurance activities

Key Work Output and Accountabilities

  • Ensure that proper specimen receipt procedures have been adhered to and that requested tests are properly logged into the laboratory information management system
  • Operate and perform daily, weekly and monthly preventative maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment as per the manufacturer's instruction and recommendations
  • Perform and validate internal quality control and external quality assurance procedures as required. Analyze IQC and EQA results and institute corrective action where necessary
  • Perform serologic, immunologic, microbiological, biochemical, hematological, blood bank and other laboratory assays on specimens collected from patients and from proficiency testing as per standard operating procedures
  • Ensure accurate analysis of specimens and timely release of results
  • Prepare and revise SOPs, Job Aids and forms as may be required in documenting the Quality Management system

Inherent Requirements

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences or an equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Registration with Botswana Health Professional Council
  • A minimum of 3 years in a hospital setting
  • Phlebotomy experience
  • Previous exposure to the Clinical Laboratory environment
  • Previous experience in the multi-disciplinary sections of laboratory
  • Advanced Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge of critical values essentials

Closing date and application instructions

Send your CV to recruitment@bokamosohospital.org if you think you have the qualities and skills to fill this position

Closing Date for Applications: 23rd September 2019

Lenmed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company's approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Lenmed actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities. In the event of any physical or psychological limitation that may impair an individual’s ability to perform the job function, the employee must consult the employer for reasonable accommodation.

Should you not receive a response within three weeks after closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.




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  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Diploma
  • Health / welfare
  • Science & research
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