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Covid-19: Shell Petroleum Shops for Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist

by Chimaka Praise……,

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is shopping for Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist. The company is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. Over the years Shell has been investing heavily on its employees, which is reflected in the company’s industry-leading development programmes “Our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition” Shell said.
An ideal role for someone who can manage and supervise the provision of a cost-effective, efficient, safe, and reliable medical laboratory service to enhance the health of SNEPCO workforce and dependents.
To coordinate, manage, and provide laboratory services and ensure timely release of reports for effective patient management. Initiate further investigations for patients when necessary
To formulate lab HSE and procedure guides, including developing lab contractor HSE plan
Liaises with PPO and 3rd party facilities and professional bodies for professional service, mortuary and autopsy service, standards and accreditation
Ensures laboratory practice conforms to WHO standards, thus enhancing a healthy workforce
Solely responsible for all laboratory activities validates all reports before issue & and advises HSHL on lab matters
Appraises staff/trainees and maps out their competence development needs to enhance performance
Contract holder for Shell Health Lagos equipment maintenance. Manages contractors for the effective maintenance of medical equipment. Sources for and evaluates equipment and reagent before the purchase in compliance with business ethics
Partakes in an international quality assurance scheme (RIQAS) on samples and equipment to ensure the accuracy of reports. It also runs intra-lab quality control with sister companies. Provides epidemiological and periodic statistics for use in quarterly business reviews. Coordinates departmental equipment safety audit
Plans and ensures HSE training for lab staff
Provides material safety data sheets (MSDS) for all laboratory chemicals and reagents
Ensures infection prevention and control practices are assured in the clinic and supporting areas
What we expect from you:
Managing equipment maintenance contract to ensure proper functioning, keeping reagents in a fit and ready state and validating them for quality
Zero error in laboratory investigations and zero fatality due to laboratory errors
Ensuring that our standards and facilities meet with WHO & international standards and keeping abreast with current diagnostic advances for the benefit of patients
Minimizing patients’ transit time and ensuring timely release of results despite increasing workload
Ensuring that lab results are accurate and precise and reflect the best within acceptable standards
Ensure audit items are tracked and closed out
Ensure that the department does not fail local and international certification audits
Prevent lost time injuries by ensuring people work safely in the lab
Trained in Total Quality Management System
Experience in a medical laboratory and hospital information management software
Experience in laboratory supervision of at least 2 years
Exposure to external quality assurance programs
Relevant experience in medical lab instrumentation
Experience in troubleshooting as well as equipment calibration and validation
Previous participation in international lab accreditation preferred
Knowledge of occupational health-related laboratory operations, particularly within the oil industry, will be an advantage
Knowledge of infection prevention and control is required.
Application Closing Date is 6th June, 2020.

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