Medical Lab Aide - Sligo

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Location: Sligo, Irlanda
JOB DESCRIPTION
Medical Laboratory Aide - Temporary - Sligo
TTM Healthcare are proud to have partnered with a hospital based in Sligo who currently have opportunities available for medical lab aides to join their teamr>
These are full time, Mon day to positions with an expected contract duration of 3-6 monthshere is a high possibility of these roles being made after this timer>
This role will involve working under supervision in the Laboratory to perform appropriate assigned tasks under supervision of medical scientists using established procedures ensuring the achievement of agreed targets and standards for which training will be providedr>All duties will be performed according to written laboratory procedures and after appropriate training by a designated supervisorr>The Medical Laboratory Aide will:
Administrative
- Participate in mandatory training programmesr>- Monitor and maintain up-to-date personal training/ retraining records in accordance with Laboratory policyr>- Have previous experience working with computers and participate in training for Laboratory Information Systems as necessaryr>- Participate in annual joint review to consider:
stated objectives and plans of the laboratory; roles and responsibilities of the staff member; personal objectives of the staff member; training and development needs of the staff memberr>
Technical
- Receive specimens into laboratory, log into Laboratory Information Systems, cross check details from request forms, sort, identify and separate specimens received as deemed necessaryr>- Verify that samples adhere to the minimum acceptance criteriabr>- Be responsible for set up and maintenance of equipment in designated work arear>- Ability to rotate between Laboratories and provide cross cover for leave as deemed necessaryr>- Disseminate Goods Inwards and follow procedure for samer>- Perform stocktake and stock rotation for the departmentbr>- Safely process and dispose of specimens and waste material from the laboratoryr>- Keep work areas tidy and clean shelves, bench tops and sinksr>- Assist Medical Scientists as necessaryr>- Undertake any other task responsibly, which reasonably be allocated by a designated
supervisorr>
Accreditation/ Standards/ Regulatory
- Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the values of the hospitalr>- Be responsible for the quality of work undertaken and carry out duties in accordance with Hospital Policy and procedures of the Laboratoryr>- Lead by example by setting high standards of working and commitmentr>
Confidentiality/ Impartiality
- Respect information obtained in the course of duties performed and refrain from disclosing such information without the consent of the employee/ patient, or person entitled to act on their behalf, except where disclosure is required by law or by order of the court, or is necessary in the public interestr>- As a member of the laboratory staff, will operate impartially and not engage in activities which might conflict with its independence of judgement and integrity in relation to the laboratories testing activitiesr>
The above is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in officebr>
REQUIRMENTS:
Have previous experience of work in a hospital laboratory or science laboratoryr>Or
Be currently employed with no less than twelve months experience in the publicly funded Irish Health Servicer>Or
Hold a qualification to minimum standard of Quality & Qualifications Ireland Level 5 or higher in Laboratory Skillsr>And
Candidates must have the personal competence and capacity to properly discharge the duties of the rolebr>
Silvia Walsh on 065 68 69 , ext 223r>
TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employerr>


JOB TYPE
Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable


JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimal experience: No experience



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