Medical Laboratory Scientist (Microbiology) at DEDA Hospital

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Medical Laboratory Scientist (Microbiology)

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • Analyse body fluids or tissues using microscope or automatic analyser to detect abnormalities or diseases
  • Conduct blood tests and perform blood counts
  • Examine cells and cultures to find abnormalities.
  • Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment
  • Analyse results of tests
  • Record test data
  • Work with a pathologist when abnormal cells are found
  • Prepare standard solutions or reagents to be combined with samples
  • Collaborate with other lab staff members and may interact with nurses and other medical professionals to receive various specimens and samples.
  • Maintain lab safety at all times by following safe handling and quality control processes and wearing proper protective gear. This includes maintaining a sterile lab environment to avoid any cross-contamination of specimens and samples.
  • Maintain laboratory logs to track samples and specimens, recording when these materials are moved to various areas within the lab so they can be accessed quickly as needed.
  • Lead a team of other laboratory technicians while supervising to ensure productivity of quality jobs.


  • BSc Medical Laboratory Science from a recognised university with relevant professional license.
  • A Minimum of 3 years Post NYSC experience.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work long hours, often under pressure
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
  • Experience with Neonates

Application Deadline
27th October, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the email.

Note: All applicants are to send a detailed CV listing job duties at each place of work experience.

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