Aurum Group Recent Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

4 Aug, 2021

Category :

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 positions have 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: Laboratory Technologist – Rustenburg
Location: Rustenburg, North West, South Africa
Reference #: 2021/07/21/02
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Work Description:
The Laboratory 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 Personnel .

Liaising with Stakeholders:
Liaise with all Stakeholders when necessary towards the achievement of Organizational and Departmental Goals

Laboratory Systems and Procedures:
Ensuring proper Infection Control by following laid down Procedures in the handling, processing, testing and storage of Specimens
Receive, process and test specimens according to laid down procedures .
Ensure that Results are transmitted timeously
Calibrate, standardise and maintain Instruments according to Manufacturer Procedures
Performing Quality Control to ensure proper functioning of Instruments, Reagents and Procedures
Recognise Instrument malfunctions and out of control Test Results and take corrective action
Preparing Reagents and Control according to prescribed Procedures
Shipping of specimens in accordance with laid down procedures

General Administration:
Compiling of Laboratory Statistics
Ordering of Laboratory Stock
Checking of outstanding Results
Maintaining inventory of Laboratory Equipment
Validating and reporting Results of Tests performed
Checking and reviewing of Results produced by the Laboratory
Checking and reviewing of Results from Outsourced Laboratories handing them to the Clinic
Responsible for preparation of Laboratory Audits

Human Capital Management:
Participate in proactive Team efforts to achieve Departmental and Company Goals

Company Strategic Intent:
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures according to prescribed Procedures and Legislation
Report all unsafe activities to Senior Management/Human Resources
Adhere and maintain Decision making authority as allocated to the position

National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ( NQF Level 6) or Bachelor of technology in biomedical technology

Advantageous :
Registration with HPCSA as a medical technologist
GCP and GCLP Training

At least 3 years Laboratory Testing and processing experience
At least 1 year Clinical Research experience

Skill And Achievement Required:
Proficient computer literacy skills including Electronic Mail.
SA Citizen or valid Work Permit to work in South Africa
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 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.

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Application Deadline: 09/08/2021

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