Overview

Medical Laboratory Technician

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit one Medical Laboratory Technician to join OHS team. The successful candidate for this position will provide Clinic laboratory response advice to the NMGM operations to ensure that company objectives and legislative compliances are met at the required work performance standard and in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Reporting to: First Line Leader – Occupational Health and Medical.

Contract Duration: Permanent

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain registration to practice in Tanzania as Laboratory Technician.
  • Perform basic laboratory tests, as per equipment provided at NMGM for general, medical check-up and occupational health programs as directed by clinic Doctor.
  • Provide supportive laboratory services on an emergency basis to the local community, as directed by and to the level permitted by the NMGM Medical Doctor.
  • Provide accurate laboratory results.
  • Maintains a record for checking equipment and maintains equipment according to manufacturer’s standards.
  • Responsible for knowing how to use and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Record daily, weekly & monthly statistics.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Tanzanian OHS regulations and corporate codes of practice.
  • Responsible for the safe handling and disposal of all specimens and equipment used in testing those specimens.
  • Prepare and submit a monthly report containing accurate information about laboratory equipment.
  • Secures all documentation in a safe environment. Has signed a non-disclosure clause.
  • Performs similar duties as assigned by the manager.
  • To operate and maintain highest level Biochemical medical equipment like Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and ability to collect and analyse samples as per provided guidelines.
  • Maintain al medical protocols including confidentiality of the Patient’s medical information.
  • To maintain highest standard of laboratory sterilization procedures and ensure constant use of Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Prepare and submit a monthly report containing accurate information about laboratory equipment.
  • Secures all documentation in a safe environment. Has signed a non-disclosure clause.
  • Performs similar duties as assigned by the manager.
  • To operate and maintain highest level Biochemical medical equipment like Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and ability to collect and analyse samples as per provided guidelines.
  • Maintain al medical protocols including confidentiality of the Patient’s medical information.
  • To maintain highest standard of laboratory sterilization procedures and ensure constant use of Personal Protective Equipment.
    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Fully qualified to practice as a Laboratory Technician (Diploma) in Tanzania through the government approval process.
Graduated from a recognized medical institution providing Academy-level or better laboratory training.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A working experience as laboratory technician for at least 3 years.
  • Computer literate, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS.
  • Knowledge of Tanzanian customs and legal process.
  • Excellent knowledge in all aspects of Laboratory practice and demonstrate technical ability to operate Laboratory medical equipment.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Accept responsibility and uses initiatives to proceed with necessary tasks without direct supervision.
  • Past experience of working in medical institutions reflecting ability to perform on client sites as above requirements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret lab tests.
  • Ability to prioritize work on own initiative.
  • Networking skills.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject)
If you are not contacted by Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 25th July, 2021.

About North Mara Gold Mine Limited

Overview

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.

Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.

Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.

Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.

If you are not contacted by Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.