Laboratory Technician – Tembisa needed at The Aurum Institute

Job title : Laboratory Technician – Tembisa

Job Location : Gauteng,

Deadline : May 25, 2024

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Technical Responsibility 

  • Knowledge: MS Excel, Knowledge: MS Word
  • Receive labelled and captured samples on LIMS/LDMS
  • Record keeping and filling in compliance with studies specific requirement and, GCLP
  • Knowledge: Instrumentation and Methodologies
  • Provide technical support within laboratory in order to ensure the efficient flow of specimens and timeous resulting of specimen.
  • Compile laboratory reports and study specific reports as needed by the lab manager.
  • Troubleshooting, managing and/or preventing any lab-related problems or issues that arise and ensure corrective and preventative actions are taken as required.
  •  This includes implementation of internal QC processes and participation in external quality assurance (EQA) activities
  • Conduct independent research under the supervision of Medical Technologist and Scientists.
  • Promote harmony, teamwork and sharing of information via team meetings.

Key job Responsibility. 

  • Oversee and implement safe working conditions and staff training in laboratory safety.
  • Decontamination procedures must be followed
  • The decontamination of benches, biohazardous spills, and instrument decontamination spills is guaranteed 100% of the time.
  • Compliance on recording of temperature readings in accordance with relevant SOP’s
  • Daily receive, sort, and prioritize patient samples according to laboratory SOP
  • Daily analyses patient samples according to laboratory SOP
  • Daily filing and storage of specimen
  • Checks abnormal results according to laboratory SOP and reports results according to SOP
  • Prepare quality control material(IQC) as per lab SOP and run routine IQC sample as per SOP and EQA
  • Prepares stains and slides for specialized testing
  • Daily documents data in own area of work.
  • Ensure sufficient stock is available as per guidelines



  • SMLTSA/HPCSA Certificate
  •  Registered with HPCSA in Clinical Pathology as a Medical Technician
  • Grade 12 / NQF 
  •  Bachelor of Health Sciences in Medical Laboratory Science qualification at NQF level


  • Knowledge of principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) and International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • Knowledge of Laboratory information management systems (LIMS) or similar laboratory information system


  • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience, with 2 years in clinical research trials in TB, SARS CoV-2  and HIV.


  • Working knowledge of lab accreditation and experience working with external auditors or monitors.
  • Attention to detail, ability to work under pressure, good administration skills including report writing, work independently within minimal supervision.
  • Proficient computer literacy skills including Microsoft office, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • SA Citizen or valid Work Permit to work in South Africa
  • Drivers Licence
  • Own car
  • Willing to work overtime and on weekends

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