Senior Laboratory Technologist

  • Job Category
    Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Job level
    Senior Executive
  • Contract type
    Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$3000 - S$6000

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision while accurately follow the procedures for patient specimen handling and processing, test analysis, recording and reporting patient test results.
  • Assist the laboratory manager(s) and/or director(s) to troubleshoot laboratory emergencies, including but not limited to, contamination and false positive/negative results arising from incompliance of laboratory standard operating procedures.
  • Assist the laboratory manager(s) and/or director(s) in leading by example and guiding junior laboratory technologist in compliance of performing laboratory procedures in accordance to standard operating procedures.
  • Partake in the performance appraisal processes of junior laboratory technologists.
  • Ensure the safety of the own and of others when performing high-risk procedures, e.g. when handling highly infectious patient samples.
  • Ensure no stock-out for test kits, consumables, and reagents required for clinical testing.
  • Review and evaluate test results for accuracy in consultation with the laboratory director and laboratory manager, where required.
  • Recognise testing problems including unexpected results or abnormal detection of analytes; alert laboratory director and laboratory manager regarding discrepancy without delay.
  • Recognise and resolve instrument errors or sample problems; initiating and documenting corrective action in consultation with the laboratory director and laboratory manager.
  • Adhere to all quality control procedures in support of clinical diagnostic activities.
  • Maintain all instruments and equipment used in support of clinical diagnostic activities.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties assigned by the laboratory manager.


  • Minimum bachelor degree in biomedical / biological / pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in a molecular laboratory.
  • Experience with Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) will be highly advantageous.
  • Experience working in the hospital laboratory setting will be strongly preferred.
  • Willing to work rotating shift hours.
  • Willing to work in Kent Ridge / Pasir Panjang area.

Closing on 13 Mar 2021