Medical Technologist, MDL

Medical Technologist, MDL

Tan Tock Seng Hospital
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Job Description

  1. Perform clinical testing, routine lab operation and assigned activities
  2. Support all quality assurance activities and maintain good documentation
  3. Support projects related to the implementation of personalized or precision medicine

(i) Lab operation
  1. Perform processing (nucleic acid extraction) and diagnostic testing of clinical samples independently
  2. Analyze and interpret test result analysis
  3. Operate and maintain equipment
  4. Assist proper control and management of documents, records and logs
  5. Update QC, specimen, waste disposal and equipment logs
  6. Monitor inventories to ensure adequate consumables and reagent
  7. Support lab administrative activities related to purchasing, laboratory information systems and accreditation
  8. Participate in new test development and validation
  9. Comply with safety regulations and procedures stipulated by the laboratory and hospital
  10. Contribute to drafting of work plan, work instruction (WI) and technical report
  11. Support the lab's research efforts related to precision medicine
  12. Contribute to research presentations and manuscripts

(ii) Quality control
  1. Follow processes that meet the CAP requirements
  2. Ensure all documentation is in compliance with CAP requirements. Responsible for equipment maintenance and WIs
  3. Participate in internal and external quality assurance programs
  4. Ensure all changes to the scope, test kits, methodology of the assays are documented and approved by the lab director
  5. Keep accurate records of work undertaken
  6. Improve and enhance operational processes.
  7. Develop tools and best practices for clinical testing and implementation



BSc or BSc (Hon) in biomedical sciences or other relevant disciplines

  1. Knowledge and experience with standard molecular biology techniques including PCR, sequencing and genotyping
  2. Proficient in basic office applications (Word, Excel etc).
  3. Experience with data analytics tools is desirable but not essential
  4. Experience in procurement processes and general lab housekeeping (optional)
  5. Meticulous and able to follow procedures
  6. Excellent organizational and data management skills
  7. Able to work in a team environment with good interpersonal skills
  8. Prior lab experience in genomics or molecular biology is a plus

Job Details

Tan Tock Seng Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital in Singapore, located in Novena. The hospital has 45 clinical and allied health departments, 16 specialist centres and is powered by more than 8,000 healthcare staff.

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