Employer: EcoMed Advanced Medical Diagnostics
Application Deadline: 14th Febuary 2024
Work Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Microbiologist” in Subject Line.
The microbiologist is responsible for assisting in the daily maintenance and operations of the EcoMed laboratory by performing various microbiological tests and providing accurate and timely reports.
- Collects samples and conducts routine microbiological laboratory tests according to set procedures and standards.
- Prepares microbiological cultures and media and identifies follow-up procedures.
- Performs quality control tests on laboratory materials.
- Analyzes test results and documents all findings.
- Communicates test results and findings to medical personnel at the Centre.
- Consults with patients regarding inquiries about test methods and results.
- Maintains laboratory equipment and ensures clean and sterile laboratory areas.
- Ensures that safety protocols are followed while working in the laboratory.
- Ensures that privacy and dignity of patients is preserved at all times.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
- At least 3 years’ experience working as a microbiologist or in a similar role.
- An understanding of laboratory procedures and safety practices.
- Proficiency in using laboratory equipment and instruments is an advantage.
Qualities and Skills
- Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
- Ability to plan and complete work assignments.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent organisational and time management skills.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.