Associate Medical Laboratory Technologist (Department of Laboratory Medicine)*

Job ID:  6151
Job Function: 


To perform laboratory diagnostic procedures and related activities so as to provide a quality laboratory service to our customers, both internal and external.


Job Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the following:

  1. Receive laboratory specimens and reject those that are unsuitable for analysis.
  2. Operate the Laboratory Information System to perform functions such as result query, order entry and result entry.
  3. Perform waived tests and moderate complexity tests. Perform all procedures in accordance with laboratory protocols.
  4. Alert appropriate laboratory personnel of critical values.
  5. Report any adverse incidents to senior member of staff.
  6. Prepare reagents and materials that require special handling to ensure reliability.
  7. Receive and resolve queries from customers.
  8. Undertake preventive maintenance on laboratory instrumentation. Notify appropriate laboratory personnel when laboratory instruments malfunction.
  9. Notify appropriate laboratory personnel when test kits, reagents or other supplies should be re-ordered.
  10. Perform shift duties as required.
  11. Keep current with new instrumentation, techniques and procedures by attending/participating in appropriate workshops, seminars and in-service education classes.
  12. Promptly carry out the instruction(s) of senior staff with regard to work procedures and duties.
  13. Comply with good laboratory practice as set out by the Laboratory Accreditation Programme of the College of American Pathologists and Singapore regulatory agencies such as the Medical Audit & Accreditation Unit.
  14. Comply with all requirement of the Laboratory Safety Manual.
  15. Comply with DLM Workplace Etiquette in line with NUHS Core Values.
  16. Evaluate new laboratory test methodologies.
  17. Demonstrate laboratory procedures to trainees and new staff.
  18. Guide Laboratory Technicians, Clerical Staff and Health Attendants in their work when required.
  19. Participate in routine laboratory administrative work such as filling, processing of deliveries orders and invoices.
  20. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Qualification Required and Area of Discipline

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science


Required Competencies and Capabilities (Skills, Experiences and Professional Licences)

  • Preferably with 1-2 years Clinical Laboratory experience
  • Good laboratory skills
  • Good general health and no colour blindness
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good initiate and attitude
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Service oriented and customer focused
  • Understands and meet NUHS CORE values