Technologist, Molecular Pathology

Job Description

  • Job Title Technologist Molecular Pathology

Description

Technologist, Molecular Pathology


Department


Clinical Laboratory


Entity


Aga Khan University Hospital


Location


Karachi, Pakistan


Introduction


The Aga Khan University Hospital Clinical Laboratoriesare thefirst and only in Pakistan to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), which is considered as a gold standard in laboratory testing in the world. We are one of the largest lab networks in the world that is CAP accredited, and with our team of highly qualified faculty, phlebotomists and technologists, we ensure to deliver fast and accurate results for routine and specialized testing, that are accepted by the doctors nationwide and globally.Our laboratory network is present in more than 290 locations spread over 125 cities in Pakistan and ourvalue-addedservices include mobile app service, stat reports, SMS alert, home lab sample collection (blood, urine, stool and other samples are collected from home), e-reports, real-time critical result reporting, multi-column reports and much more.


Responsibilities


You will be responsible to:


  • perform molecular pathology tests independently according to the standard operating procedures and ensure quality of results
  • participate in staff training and also participate in educational opportunities
  • assist supervisorin implementing the safety standards according to Laboratory Safety Guidelines
  • identifyand communicateabnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisor, the pathologist, the physician, or nurse.

Requirements


You should have:


  • a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Masters’ degree will be preferred
  • one year traineeship at the Clinical Laboratory at AKU or two to three years of relevant experience preferably in a laboratory or hospital
  • thorough knowledge of laboratory testing procedures
  • good written and verbal communication skills
  • willingness to work in shifts.
   
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