Oosthuizen - Medical Technologist - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Leslie Oosthuizen

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


Medical Technologist

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Qualified Microbiologist but worked mainly in Haematology and Chemistry Depts. at NHLS Leratong and Krugersdorp. 20 years service. Worked 9 years in NHLS IT Dept doing computer support on network, software and hardware till about 2004. Then continued to work in Yusuf Dadoo NHLS Laboratory. Besides lab work, did stock control and monthly reports for area manager.

Work History

National Health Laboratory Services


Year 2000

Prior to the year 2000 we had to ensure that 12 laboratories from Sebokeng to Springs to Thembisa to Carletonville and Pretoria were Y2K compliant. Ran tests on all their PCs, Ordered new PC equipment and setup all PCs and File Servers for each laboratory. Loaded Novel 6 and Disa*Lab software. Managed the Network which was changed from coax to tcpip. Tested the network and the software. We also had to do the Johannesburg Gen Laboratories. Set up with new pcs with MS Office and Outlook , setup file servers etc., swopped network software to Novell 6.1. Trained the users in the laboratory software, Disa*lab and I was on the standby, support team on completion of the project. Also did the maintenance on the laboratory software dictionaries, creatiing new codes for doctors, locations, tests etc.

Qualifications & Certifications

Medical Technology - Intermediate and Final courses. also Medical Micro Technician

St Ursula's Convent, Krugersdorp

St Ursula's Convent - Krugersdorp

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