Microbiology Technician / Technologist

Job Summary

Laboratory Technicians / Technologists – have a critical role in the successful execution and implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS) in all phases of the pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical laboratory processes. Within their specific department, each Laboratory Technologist ensures quality specimens for laboratory testing. They follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to produce timely and accurate data for patients, QC results, and Proficiency Testing (PT) results.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Cultivate, isolate, and assist in identifying bacteria and other microbial organisms.
  • Perform antibody susceptibility tests.
  • Detect and identify infections from patient specimens.
  • Perform various bacteriological mycological, virological, mycobacteriological and parasitological tests.
  • Examine material for evidence of microbial organisms.
  • Make parasitological tests of specimens.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • BSc degree in Medical Technology / Laboratory Technology
  • DHA practice license for Dubai, MOH.
  • Minimum of three (3) years as a Microbiologist
  • Fluent in English, a second language an advantage
  • Advantage: Experience in a CAP accredited laboratory, working under the supervision of a Pathologist certified by the American Board of Pathology
Job Category: Lab Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lab

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