Ndlovu Care Group: Medical Laboratory Technician

Ndlovu Care Group
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 14 September, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Ndlovu Care Group is a South African nonprofit organisation based in a rural environment, Elandsdoorn, Limpopo Province, which provides comprehensive integrated Health/Community Development services and partnered up with International Partnership for Microbicides for a research study.

​Ndlovu Care Group seeks to appoint a Medical Laboratory Technician, to be based in Limpopo.


  • Operate, maintain and calibrate the equipment used in the laboratory to ensure that it is operating efficiently and providing accurate results
  • Assist with Development and revision the Laboratory Manual as well as laboratory SOP’s
  • Assist in development and review of SOP’s when required
  • Provide technical support within laboratory in order to ensure the efficient flow of specimens and timeous resulting of specimen
  • Perform administration tasks in order to ensure effective administration systems in the laboratory
  • Maintain good client relations in order to promote the image of the Ndlovu Research Centre (clinical research division of NCG)
  • Implement sound housekeeping procedures and work effectively with others as a member of a team to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with safety protocols
  • Reports incidents, including instrument failures, problem solutions and reads documents and actions tasks on the laboratory information management system in compliance with relevant organisational policy
  • Monitor of temperature of freezers, store rooms and laboratory
  • Responsible for adhering to NCG Research Centre protocols as set standard operating procedures


  • Minimum National Certificate (Medical Technician - Clinical Pathology)
  • Valid Registration with appropriate Health Profession Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
  • Minimum of three years working experience preferably within a research environment
  • Understanding of pathology test procedures
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and methodologies (manual and automated)
  • Knowledge of good laboratory practice and QA/QC is essential
  • Knowledge of specimen processing and reading/interpreting of test results
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Windows
  • Communication skills, interpersonal skills
  • Numerical reasoning skills
  • Registered to valid Professional Indemnity
  • Behavioural Competencies: Client Focus, Action orientation, Problem solving, Quality orientation, Teamwork, Attention to details, Task structuring and Technical Knowledge

To apply, submit a motivation letter and detailed CV to HR Administrator Anita Foulds, at fax number 013 262 3498 or by e-mail to recruitment@ndlovu.com

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Note that if you have not had a response from the organisation within seven days after the closing date of this advert, you can deem your application as unsuccessful.

For more about Ndlovu Care Group, refer to www.ndlovucaregroup.co.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies


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