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Lab Technician

AVM Labs

Oman

Ref: SP834-01

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

- Supervises the staff in the laboratory, gives them a sense of direction and leadership to ensure smooth and timely functioning of all activities.
- Performs a full range of clinical laboratory tests and examinations in all sections of the laboratory.
- Collects blood specimens from the patients, evaluates specimens received to determine suitability for testing.
- Ensures that the laboratory tests and procedures are properly entered “on-line” in the System and billed accordingly to the Clients.
- Prepares, double checks and logs all the specimens for send-out to the Reference Laboratory.
- Processes specimens in the assigned section, checks and enters the results in the System.
- Provides clerical support including processing incoming and outgoing lab reports, making copies, maintaining and organizing filing systems.
- Follows established lab procedures for specimen handling, processing, test analysis, reporting and maintains records of results.
- Assists the Technician in performing scheduled maintenance of the lab instruments in their assigned section.
- Performs basic Quality Control procedures.
- Participates in quality improvement programs.
- Follows and regularly practices the Lab Safety procedures.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Head of the Department.
- Stock maintenance – reagents controls, calibration and consumables.

Requirements

Qualification
- Bachelors (in the field of Medical Technology)
- Basic computer knowledge
- Good command in English
- Minimum 5 years’ experience
- Living / will to stay in Duqum
- Proficiency in calibrating and maintaining technical laboratory equipment
- The ability to learn and follow specific scientific techniques
- Ability to use technical equipment with maximum accuracy and efficiency
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Outstanding attention to detail
- Ability to work independently
- Strong time management skills
- Interpersonal skills

About the Company

Founded in the year 1996, Dr. A Velumani, a BARC scientist turned entrepreneur, fathered Thyrocare. Thyrocare Technologies Limited has emerged to be the biggest leader and a trendsetter in the Indian Diagnostic Industry. It spans over 1000 plus dedicated service providers across India who cater to the diagnostic needs of end user and small laboratories who outsource the high-end tests to Thyrocare.

Focused on metabolic chronic disorders, Thyrocare works on intelligently packaged preventive care profiles.

Today, the rise in health calamities due to changing lifestyle has inspired the company to make preventive healthcare as its prime focus! Embracing a test menu of over 200 tests under different technologies, to detect the ever rising health issues; Thyrocare operates with a 24x7 functional Centralized Processing Laboratory (CPL) in Mumbai - India for esoteric tests; and Regional Processing Laboratory (RPL) in major metro cities of India and other parts of Asia.

The laboratory automation Aptio, a unified solution for pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical phases, has the capacity to handle 100,000 samples every day. With an error-free processing, around Currently it handles 50,000 samples every day with over 200,000 investigations every night, before midnight and only in night. This is ably supported with its unmatched speed with a synchrony of Air cargo logistics and barcoded, bi-directional systems connecting the country to its laboratory seamlessly.

Along with technologies, automation and tests, Quality remained the heart of Thyrocare right from its inception. The laboratory got accredited by ISO 9001:2001 which has now escalated to ISO 9001:2008, NABL in 2005 and CAP (College of American Pathologists) in 2007.

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