Joubert - Quality Control - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Linda Joubert

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Services

Quality Control

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

Summary:

QC, QA, EQA

Work History

Snr Medical Technologist

Motion Pathology

From August 2013

Key Responsibilities:
o Receiving of samples and logging in on system.
o Key haematology morphologist (slides), including differential counts (manual).
o Flow cytometry on BD FacsCaliber for HIV patients. (CD4)
o Writing SOP's for new lab procedures.
o Safety implementation in the lab.

Snr Medical Technologist

Ampath Laboratories

April 2010 - July 2013

Medical Technologist

Ampath Laboratories

January 2007 - March 2010

Key Responsibilities:
Receive and prepare specimens and perform laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Verify, record and report lab results on all performed tests. Ensure compliance with hospital policies and laboratory procedures, including maintaining the cleanliness of lab equipment, instruments and general work area.

o Daily maintenance and quality control tasks including troubleshooting, calibration and preparing reagents.
o Responsible for properly and accurately interpreting, running and releasing loads of chemistry, haematology and microbiology CSF specimens
o Demonstrated the ability to communicate test results effectively with physicians, pathologists and nursing staff.
o Responsible for monitoring and documenting TAT thus addressing or solving TAT problems.
o monitoring stock usage, ordering and receiving stock
o Ensured test-result validity before recording/reporting results, earning a reputation for meticulous attention to detail.
o Key haematology morphologist (slides), including differential counts (manual).

Instrument Knowledge (Including Troubleshooting):
o DXC 600
o Kryptor
o Elecsys
o Cobas E411
o XT18000
o ESR Alifax
o SYSMEX560CA
o H232 D-Dimer
o BD FacsCaliber
o Prelink System


Courses Attended:
o Act 5 Training
o DXC 600 Training
o Safety and Health Representative Training
o Kryptor
o Gem Premier 3000 User Training
o Materials Management Training
o ISO 15189
o CA 500 Series Training
o Ampath On the Job Training Course (SITA Qualification)
o Internal Auditing
o Cobas E411
o Basic QC Training
o Advanced QC Training
o General Laboratory Practice
o Meditech Training
o BD FacsCaliber

Student Medical Technologist Haematology

Lancet Laboratories

October 2004 - December 2006

Key Responsibilities:
Receive and prepare specimens and perform laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Ensure cleanliness of lab equipment, instruments and general work area.

o Receiving of Samples,
o Preparing and staining of slides for haematology analysis
o Running of ESR's,
o Performing Malaria tests (Antigen Tests),
o Coagulation (PI, PTT),
o Perform FBC's on LH500

Qualifications & Certifications

B-Tech Biomedical Technology

Tshwane University of Technology

B-Tech Pharmaceutical Sciences

Tshwane University of Technology

N.Dip Biomedical Technology

Tshwane University of Technology

Pretoria-West High School

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