Aurum Group Recent Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

8 Apr, 2022

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Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following position has become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.






Job Title: Medical Technologist x2 – Parktown
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: IRD/MT/ TM
Contract Type: Temporary
12 Months
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary::
The Medical Technologist is responsible for maintaining Laboratory Systems and conducting Laboratory Procedures for Research Studies. The incumbent will regularly perform work at a higher level of expertise in carrying out difficult, advanced or complex testing and is required to train other Technical/Professional Personnel and/or functions.

Technical Work Responsibilities:
Liaise with Stakeholders:
Liaise with all Stakeholders when necessary towards the achievement of Organizational and Departmental Goals
Stakeholder engagement
Make appropriate logistical arrangements for Meetings/Events
Laboratory Systems and Procedures:
Ensuring proper Infection Control by following laid down Procedures in the handling and storage of Bio-Hazardous Specimens and Materials
Preparing Reagents and Control according to prescribed Procedures
Shipping of specimens in accordance with SOPs, IATA and Donor requirements
Storage of specimens according to SSP
Logging Specimen Data on LIMS
Assist in the drafting of Laboratory SOPs
General Administration:
Compiling of Laboratory Statistics
Ordering of Laboratory and Clinic Stock
Overseeing shipping of Specimens locally and internationally
Checking of outstanding Results
LIMS back- up and export of Data weekly
Human Capital Management:
Participate in proactive Team efforts to achieve Departmental and Company Goals

A Medical Technologist qualification at NQF level 6 or 7 (National diploma)
Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathologist or Microbiology

GCP certificate

At least 3 years Laboratory processing experience
Clinical or Research experience in TB/HIV care
An understanding of HIV/Aids

Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathologist or Microbiology
Fluency in local languages (Setswana, English, SeSotho, Xhosa, Afrikaans)
Proficient computer literacy skills including Electronic Mail, Record Keeping and routine Database Activity, Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Graphics
SA Citizen or valid Work Permit to work in South Africa
Drivers Licence
Minimal/Moderate/Excessive overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air if required
Willing to work overtime

Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks

All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development

To Apply:

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Application Deadline: 14/04/2022

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