Experienced Medical Technician/Medical Technologist at PathCare

  • Healthcare Jobs In South Africa 2021
  • Full time
  • 7 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Number of vacancies 10 openings
  • Job experience 5 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

An opportunity exists for an Experienced Medical Technician/Medical Technologist to join the PathCare family at our Port Alfred branch. We are seeking an individual who displays a high level of ethics and integrity while consistently aligning with the PathCare values.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collect and prepare blood, urine, and tissue samples for analysis.
  • Examine collected samples and identify any cell abnormalities.
  • Maintain laboratory inventory levels and if necessary, place orders for new supplies.
  • Prepare detailed reports about your test results and findings.
  • Document and review the tested data.
  • Ensure all tissue samples are prepped for examination.
  • Collaborate with pathologists and other medical specialists to determine the correct diagnosis if cell abnormalities are discovered.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Present test results to physicians, researchers, or patients.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • National diploma qualification/Medical Technician •Certificate in Clinical Pathology
  • Current registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology
  • Computer literate with Meditech knowledge advantageous
  • Knowledge/understanding of the stock management system
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • 3-5 years’ Clinical experience post HPCSA registration for the •Experienced Medical Technician
  • Must have at least a year of Clinical experience post HPCSA registration for the Entry Level Medical Technologist
  • Experience in technical procedure development and implementation
  • Experience in maintaining QA Systems
  • Client-focused with strong interpersonal relations
  • Excellent attention to detail

Display initiative



  • Problem-solving ability (including QC and instrument related)
  • Effective verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Ability to oversee and train junior staff and students
  • Ability to work under pressure and display resilience and tenacity in challenging situations
  • Result-orientated
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Must be fluent in English with an understanding of Afrikaans
  • Must be prepared to work shifts, weekends & public holidays
  • Must have an acceptable track record/performance record with regard to the technical and behavioural competencies required to perform in this position

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