Medical Lab Scientist

  • Lagos

We are recruiting for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a Medical Laboratory

Scientist in a newly built world class private laboratory at Ijeshatedo, Surulere Lagos.

Position: Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)

Job Profile: A Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) to work in a new private laboratory. The MLS will

be able to perform routine clinical laboratory tests done in hematology, chemistry,

immunohematology, microbiology, immunology and coagulation. He/she will have gained basic

laboratory skills required for entry-level positions in these and other emerging laboratory fields, such

as molecular diagnostics.

The responsibilities of the MLS include:

• Decisions concerning sample collection and handling

• Daily instrument maintenance and quality control

• Perform tests that help physicians diagnose and treat diseases,

• Prepare samples for analysis, and use equipment to locate microorganisms,

• Monitor tests and procedures and analyze the chemical content of fluids,

• Match blood for transfusions, and test for drug levels in the blood.

• Collection and interpretation of data

• Maintenance of accurate records and reporting of data

• Knowledge of critical values


• Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) with at least one year post National Youth Service

Corp (NYSC) experience and must be registered with the Medical Laboratory Council of Nigeria

(MLCN), and a holder of a current practicing license from the relevant body.

Essential Qualities

• Communication skills are necessary for consultative interaction with other members of the

laboratory team.

• Laboratory professionals should demonstrate ethical and moral attitudes that are necessary for

maintaining the confidentiality of patient information and gaining the confidence of patients,

professional associates and the community.


• BMLS with at least one year post NYSC experience

• Must be registered with the Medical Laboratory Council of Nigeria (MLCN), and

• A holder of a current practicing license.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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