Job Details
Employer: Ampath

Purpose of Position

  • To process specimens according to set criteria and standards in the TB Laboratory and to provide training to staff members

  • Key Responsibilities

  • Perform Pre Analytical procedures in order to ensure proper specimen preparation for further testing.

  • Decontamination of specimens in order to culture the specimen.

  • Read Microscopies in order to ensure accurate resulting of specimens.

  • Process specimens on automated instruments in order to ensure timeous resulting of specimens.

  • Perform Quality control procedures in the laboratory in order to ensure best practices are upheld.

  • Perform general tasks on Meditech system in order to ensure accurate receiving of specimens and to provide assistance with result enquiries.

  • Training of laboratory staff in order to ensure continuous development and education.

  • Maintain good client relations in order to promote the image of Ampath

  • Candidate Requirements


  • National Certificate as Medical Technician (Microbiology)

  • HPCSA registration as Medical Technician (Microbiology)

  • 2 years as qualified Technician within Microbiology laboratory environment

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Act

  • Microbiology Technical knowledge as per HPCSA regulations

  • Communication skills

  • Numerical reasoning skills

  • Computer skills

  • Advantageous

  • Knowledge of the Meditech system

  • Knowledge of Ampath Microbiology document system

  • Behavioural Competencies

  • Customer Focus

  • Action orientation

  • Problem solving

  • Quality orientation

  • Team work

  • Attention to detail

  • Task structuring

  • Technical Knowledge

  • Interpersonal sensitivity

  • Apply before Monday, September 23, 2019 - 7 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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    • Founded
      September, 1996
    • Industry
    • Type
      Private Company
    • Reach
    • Size
      5000 to 10000 employees
    Opportunities for growth and development Ampath is a great company to work for, as all employees are treated fairly and you get rewarded and recognized for good performance. At Ampath there are ample opportunities for growth and development. Desmond Faber Payroll Administrator