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  • Posted: Aug 25, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 28, 2021
  • Lagoon Hospital was first established in 1986 with Lagoon Hospital Apapa, now the flagship hospital, followed by Lagoon Hospital Ikeja and Lagoon Hospital Victoria Island. The Group has since added 2 new locations: Lagoon Clinics in Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja and Lagoon Specialist Suites in Victoria Island bringing a total of 5 locations to date. Lagoon Hospitals ...
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    Laboratory Manager

    Reports to: Head, Diagnostic Services
    Supervises: Laboratory Scientists and Technicians

    Summary of Responsibilities

    • This role is responsible for providing leadership to the Laboratory teams across all facilities of Lagoon Hospitals.
    • The role will also coordinate and manage the activities and operations the Laboratories and ensure excellent patient experience within the hospital’s facilities.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Coordination and development of the hospital’s Laboratory department
    • Responsibility for the facility laboratories, the staff therein and the services provided within and outside the laboratories, ensuring that patient care and management is optimal and is in adherence with the clinical guidelines.
    • Supervisory and administrative oversight for Laboratory Scientists and Technicians and planning duty schedules
    • Developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures for the laboratory
    • Participate in the recruitment, orientation and training of Laboratory Scientists and Technicians
    • Work with department team members towards meeting and exceeding department’s set targets
    • Maintaining quality control programs and enforcing conformity with Standard Operating Procedures and policies
    • Recommend outside sources of Laboratory services
    • Monitoring and reviewing all laboratory services within and outside the laboratory
    • Monitor stock of materials & Reagents

    Key Result Areas / Performance Goals:

    • Effective management of the laboratories and staff therein.
    • Maintenance of a high standard of clinical practice in the laboratory department
    • Promptness of service delivery to the patients and release of test reports
    • Infection control surveillance
    • Confidentiality and safety at the laboratories.
    • Use of SOPS / adherence to quality standards.

    Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or its equivalent
    • Certificate of Registration with the Medical Laboratory Council of Nigeria with a valid practicing license.
    • Minimum 10 years’ post qualification experience in a hospital with 3-5 years in a team leadership role.
    • Working knowledge of hospital laboratory

    Core Competencies:

    • Basic Life Support skills
    • Excellent ability to lead and develop people.
    • Computer literacy, strong organization and time management skills.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills, Emotional Intelligence.
    • Problem Solving, Quality Assurance Management, SOP Implementation
    • I-CARE attitude (Integrity, Compassion, Attentiveness, Respect, Excellence and Empathy)
    • Ability to work under pressure, handle stress and crisis situations

    Method of Application

    Note: This job role works centrally across all facilities of Lagoon Hospitals, Lagos.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lagoon Hospitals on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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