Quality Manager at a New Private Medical Diagnostic Center

A new Private Medical Diagnostic Center in the heart of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, seeks to employ for the position below:

Job Title: Quality Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Job Description

  • Develop and maintain a Quality Management system for the lab
  • Development/periodic review of lab Quality Management system and relevant documents (including SOPs)
  • Update and maintain documents needed for the Lab Quality, i.e., Quality SOPs that support the Quality Management system
  • Maintain working knowledge of up-to-date applicable guidelines and regulations related to Medical Laboratory Quality Management System
  • Report proposed changes to policies & procedures to the Management team for consideration
  • Development of QA/QC activities plan and other relevant documents for lab departments to ensure all lab activities are in line with its quality policies and relevant guidelines
  • Ensures that data are recorded, analyzed, and recoded in accordance with protocols and relevant standards
  • Ensure proper maintenance of Lab documentation databases and systems in accordance with the lab’s quality policies and relevant guidelines / standards.
  • Coordinate EQA, internal audits and external audits as needed, to ensure ongoing compliance with SOPs and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate periodic SOP review/approval process for lab departments
  • Develop and share reports on QA/QC activities, internal/external audit results detailing key observations and Corrective and Preventive actions (CAPA)
  • Implement CAPA plans for any deficiencies identified following an internal or external audit
  • Develop and provide comprehensive Lab Quality Training for all staff
  • Conduct quality training as needed for new staff
  • Ensures proper maintenance of all lab controlled documents, to include databases and systems in accordance to relevant guidelines and ISO 15189
  • Conduct regular quality meetings to review quality control documents, quality assurance and improvement plans
  • Work with the IT team in ensuring documentation supporting software system validation is current and that documentation demonstrating IT related vendor and contractor qualification audits and approvals are current
  • Track and support implementation of the Laboratory Annual Audit Plans as needed to ensure ongoing compliance with regulations, standards and guidelines

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science (Bmls) with a current annual practicing license or biological sciences.
  • 5+ years QA, Bio analytical experience, or related expertise in support of laboratory, manufacturing, clinical research, pharmaceuticals, biologics or medical devices industry
  • Must be trained on the 12 Essentials of Medical Laboratory Quality Management System
  • 5+ years of post NYSC experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Training in Medical laboratory assessment or auditing desired
  • Experience in medical laboratory accreditation is an advantage

Skill Set:

  • Auditing skills
  • Attention to details
  • Time management
  • Project planning
  • Organizational skills
  • Understanding of Westgard rules and Levey Jennings chart

Remuneration / Benefits

  • Remuneration is attractive
  • Pension available
  • Individual and family health Insurance available
  • Good work environment.

Application Closing Date

12pm; 27th February, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send in a Cover Letter with CV as PDF or Word document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Interview holds the following week for shortlisted candidates.
  • Subject of the email must be title of the job as stated, to be considered.
  • Qualified Medical Laboratory Scientists not residing in Port-Harcourt, who are willing to relocate, are encouraged to apply.

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