Clinical Laboratory Scientist Consultant

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Consultant

  • King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible for the administration and coordination of all activities within the Department of Pathology and laboratory Medicine.

Education/Qualifications Required:

Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology from an accredited Institution from North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand.

Experience:

  • Minimum Ten (10) years of experience in Laboratory Medicine if holding Master’s Degree.
  • Minimum Twelve (12) years of experience in Laboratory Medicine if holding Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Out of which three (3) years in management capacity.

License:

  • Current and clean license to practice in country/state of origin.
  • Certificate as an MT (ASCP) through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and resolves technical and administrative issues associated with the professional technical staff and ancillary personnel of the Department.
  • Oversees all sections of the Laboratory. Coordinates with Section Pathologist and scientist In achieving laboratory goals and mission of the Hospital.
  • Directs laboratory operations In accordance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals. College of American Pathologist and American Association of Blood Banks standards.
  • Assists the Chairman In preparation of annual and supplemental budget for the Department and with annual equipment planning, budgeting and procurement.
  • Oversees laboratory capital equipment budget, reviews and recommends equipment purchases for Laboratory.
  • Directs supply activities relative to receiving, rejecting, verifying, updating items used by all sections; checks the adequacy of laboratory supplies and purchasing.
  • Liaises with all recruiting agencies for staffing needs of the Department Ensures that there is trained backup for all positions, particularly supervisory positions.
  • Prepares performance evaluations on all technical support staff in the Department.
  • Receives new employees and arranges Departmental orientation and Introduction to laboratory staff, and completes Departmental paperwork.
  • Maintains liaison with other departments.
  • Ensures laboratory safety and high quality of training of lab technologists and maintains appropriate continuing education program for personnel.
  • Participates and contributes to quality Improvement activities.
  • Establishes and maintains compliance with departmental policies related to safety, infection and environmental control.
  • Participates In self and others’ education, training and development, as applicable.
  • Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.