Sr Tech Asst

Institution:  Woodlands Health
Family Group:  Allied Health



  • Receive test requests and specimens in the laboratory, and perform order entry for tests in the laboratory information system (LIS).
  • Deliver specimens to relevant sections in the laboratory for analysis.
  • Perform testing of specimens from patients on point of care equipment or kit.
  • Ensure that processing of blood gas specimens is performed in compliance with protocols, accreditation standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare test requests and specimens for despatch to referral laboratories, following test requirements of referred laboratories.
  • Follow up on test reports from referred laboratories, ensuring that they are available in LIS and NGEMR in a timely manner.
  • Check billing for cases, and perform daily billing reconciliation, including billing amendments.
  • Answer telephone calls within campus and from other institutions regarding patients’ results and service enquiries.
  • Assist in the care and maintenance of laboratory work area, furnishings and equipment including the pneumatic tube system and conveyor belt.
  • Provide training of personnel rotating in Specimen Reception.
  • Assist in intra-departmental audits and external quality assurance programmes.
  • Assist in the management of operations in Specimen Reception.
  • Assist in the conduct of investigations concerning Specimen Reception.



  • Perform duties in a professional manner, commensurate with academic and technical skills and training.
  • Adhere to laws, regulations, and hospital procedures and policies, including Personal Data Protection Act (2012), cybersecurity regulations, and occupational health and safety procedures, such as safe handling and disposal of biohazardous waste.
  • Uphold the visions and practices of Woodlands Health.
  • Perform other duties in laboratory, as assigned.