NHLS: Medical Technologist Internship 2014 [Massive Recruitment]

Posted on :

30 Sep, 2013

Category :

Internships in South Africa

(Pay Zone TB3)

Gauteng Region
(Ref: GAU0913/001-01)

Western Cape Region
(Ref: WC0913/001-01)

Eastern Cape Region
(Ref: EC0913/001-01)

Free State and North West Region
(Ref: FS / NW0913/001-01)

Mpumalanga and Limpopo Region
(Ref: MP/LP0913/001-01)

KZN Region
(Ref: KZN0913/001-01)

Interns will learn to perform these tasks under supervision:

  • Check temperature of lab equipment (fridges, incubators, etc) to ensure that samples are stored at the correct temperature as per SOPs
  • Record, label and receive samples for processing as per SOPs to ensure that samples meet all the testing  criteria (correct quantity, age, room temperature, etc)
  • Clean and maintain equipment as per SOPs to ensure that equipment is sterile and ready for use
  • Perform tests in human tissue/liquid samples under supervision on lab equipment as per SOPs
  • Stain samples to check for growth as per SOPs
  • Adhere to health and safety procedure in the labs as per the safety manual
  • Calibrate and perform relevant controls under supervision on lab equipment as per SOPs to facilitate quality results
  • Perform general administrative duties as per instructions

Key competency requirements:

  • A grade 12 certificate (Maths and Science)
  • National Diploma in Biomedical Technology
  • REgistration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist (student)
  • Knowledge of laboratory information system would be an advantage
  • Technical orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Team orientation
  • abilitty to work under pressure and sociable hours
  • Computer literacy


How to Apply

Please submit applications to the administrator (HR) via email at [email protected]

Please indicate the relevant reference number and job title on all applications. Reference checks, ITC and criminal checks will be conducted and the successful candidates may be required to undergo psychometric assessment. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates.

Closing Date: 04 October 2013
Salary Range: R60K pa

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