UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Senior Supervisor, Genome Laboratory

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
12000 to 28000 AED
Posted
Thursday, 17 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 16 November 2019
Ref
2267
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

General Tasks

  • Supervise and assign lab staff to various benches and tasks
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of assay problems as directed by senior staff.
  • Communicate problems/issues to appropriate individuals. • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Participate in the preparation for lab inspections.
  • Review lab inspection documents and procedures to maintain knowledge.
  • Bring any non-compliance issues to the attention of upper level staff.
  • Document quality control and quality assurance results.
  • Notify upper level personnel of instrument malfunctions or unusual or unexpected data or results.
  • Review written procedures and policies for accuracy and submit changes to manager or designee.
  • Understand, comply, and perform with all necessary safety procedures.
  • Comply with competency testing procedures for the laboratory staff.
  • May provide technical guidance and instruction to students, interns, residents, staff and other employees.
  • Consistently cooperate and communicate effectively with co-workers to ensure effective workflow.

Specialized Tasks

  • Perform a variety of metabolic tests using standard techniques and equipment; perform related duties in the laboratory to include specimen handling, using manual and automatic equipment to test specimens
  • Process patient samples for testing using appropriate identification techniques and written procedures to ensure quality material for testing.
  • Calibrate and maintain instrumentation according to standard operating procedure.
  • Participate in the development of new medical laboratory tests and techniques
  • Perform proficiency testing as directed to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies.

Minimum Qualification

MSc degree required Must be a licensed or registered as medical laboratory technologist PhD education level is preferred

Preferred Qualification

As above

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Must have experience in metabolic or special chemistry in high volume laboratory At least five years prior supervisory or managerial experience in a laboratory setting preferred. Demonstrated team work, initiative, and customer service skills Ability to organize workload, and good work habits Professionalism and ability to exercise good judgment

Special Instructions to Applicant

Interest candidates should submit their CV online with a brief summary of their goals and names of 3 referees to UAEU careers website

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department Support Services Unit - (CMHS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Staff

Salary 12000 to 28000 AED