Laboratory Superintendent II

Date Posted: Sept. 27, 2023, 5:20 a.m.

Avenue Healthcare

Job Description

Job Objective/Purpose

Ensure provision of high quality laboratory diagnostic services in the clinic as defined by Avenue Healthcare’s policies, protocols,procedures and standards. 

Key Responsibilitie

Ensure that the clinic has the necessary equipment and ensure that theyare in good working condition and submit a monthly equipment statusreport to the Branch Manager.

Timely and accurate billing of laboratory services.

Stock management:

Do monthly stock takes of lab supplies and submit a stock take and shortexpiry report to the Branch Manager

Timely ordering and receiving of stock from the lab store to preventstock outs

Proper storage of lab supplies.

Ensure that Avenue corporate governance policies are adhered to.

Prevent, detect and report any fraud or criminal activity 

Fully implement audit recommendations and attain satisfactory ratings insubsequent audits

Review and act on quality indicator reports (IQC &EQA)

Follow laid down Lab Board approved rules for medical lab professionand adhere to Government and respective professional standards of careand treatment of patients.

Ensure timely response to emergencies.

Carrying out tests based on outlined SOPs & policies.

Ensure all sentinel incidents/events are recorded and reported to theBranch Manager within 24 hours using the provided tools.

Ensure that the fridge temperatures and ambient temperature andhumidity are charted twice daily and any error reported to the BranchManager.

Ensure timely escalation of any urgent out of stock items to thelaboratory store.

Ensure that any issue pertaining quality is escalated to the Lab QualityManager.

Infection control;

Maintain and enforce infection control standards when carrying out labtests.

There is proper disposal of medical waste

Equipment and other laboratory surfaces are properly disinfected withthe right disinfectants

Ensure client satisfaction through high quality of service, effectivecommunication, prompt feedback and escalation of any unresolvedissues to the Branch Manager.

Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality at all times.

Ensure adequate knowledge of all Avenue policies, procedures andsystems as outlined in the HRMIS.

Prevention of lab related errors by following the laid down policies andprocedures on sample handling during pre-analytical, analytical and postanalytical phases of testing.

Any other duty as assigned by your immediate supervisor in line with thejob description

Personal Specifications

A Degree/Diploma in Medical laboratory Sciences or related disciplines 

Minimum of 5 years experience 

A Valid practicing license from KMLTTB 

Organizational awareness and detail-oriented

How To Apply

Application documents (CV and Certificates) must be emailed to [email protected] with the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email

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