Internal Vacancies

Internal Vacancies

Internal Vacancies

1 Internal Vacancies Bulletin 0315/001-01 Guidelines to Applicants 1. If you meet the requirements, kindly forward a concise CV to the relevant Practitioner /Administrator (Human Resources) either or by fax or email, quoting the reference number and the job title. 2. The onus is on you to ensure that your application has been received. Applications received without the reference numbers and copies of qualifications as well as those received after theclosing date will not be considere d. 3. Any credentials of the contract of employment shall be subject to reference and or ITC checks.

4. Successful candidates may be required to undergo psychometric assessment. 5. ALL positions that require an applicant to beregistered with a professional body must attach proof of registration with their application. Applications sent without the proof of registration will not be considered. 6. These positions are open to all employees of the NHLS including the employees who are on contract in similar or different positions currently. 7. Internal application forms should be accompanied by concise Curriculum Vitae of the applicant. 8. Please indicate the following on the application form: a. The Region.

b. The Business Unit. c. The post applying for (Job Title). d. The reference number of the post. 9. Applications received without the required information will not be processed. 10. Correspondence will be limited to short -listed candidates only. 11. The NHLS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The filling of Posts will be guided by the NHLS Employment Equity Targets. 12. Successful applicants will be remunerated on the published scale associated with the grade of the post. This means that the remuneration of an applicant who is successful for a position that is lower than his/her current job grade will be adjusted downward with effect from the date of appointment. 13. Please note that the NHLS reserves the right to use other mediums (video conference, Skype, telephone, etc) when conducting interviews as a cost -saving measure. However, for all front -line and middle -level appointments other mediums maybe also be usedexcept telephonic interviews. THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015

2 GAUTENG REGION BUSINESS UNIT: JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL LERATONG LABORATORY MANAGER (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE D1) SALARY RANGE (R317 671.00pa – R413 767.00pa) REF: GAUJC0315/001-01 (42022-001-1209) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory support function (eg laboratory courier services, specimen reception and sorting, test result reporting functions) is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment maintenance to ensure reliable operations ■Oversees asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the support services and take corrective action when required ■Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory complex■ This includes participation in hospital interdisciplinary committees and training of new intern medical doctors on laboratory procedures and practice ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximise the profitability of the laboratory ■Oversee the management of waste disposal in line with relevant laboratory procedures and legislation ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manages the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance ■Trains, develops and manage staff to ensure they have the skills required by the organisation and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Managing data integrity to facilitate completeness for billing of customers (eg Hospital, private and medical aid clients, referrals and foreign patients) and resolution of billing queries to ensure accurate, timeous and correct collection of monies owed.

Key Competency Requirements: ■ National Diploma / Degree Biomedical Technology ■Registered with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■6-8 years post qualification and experience in a laboratory and administrative environment ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Assertiveness ■Interpersonal skills ■Computer skills ■Understanding of finance and general management ■Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■Communication skills ■Analytical skills ■Consistency in achieving stringent turnaround and performance targets ■Cost effective utilization of all resources ■To be vigilant and take timeous corrective action ■Ability to optimize processes to achieve■ maximum efficiencies in pre and post analytical laboratory processes ■Managing diversity ■High staff turnover ■Client liaison (both internal and external) and maintaining a positive image of the company ■Ability to work under pressure ■Crisis and conflict management ■Dependency on other units/ structures outside of direct control to maintain turnaround times (eg Disa Comms)

3 MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: GAUJC 0715/001-02 (44900-014-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and mediaManage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirementsEnsure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesTo maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS actConduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services. ■It may also involve that undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) or TrackCare system■ Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Knowledge of Accreditation principles ■Technically orientated ■ Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

4 HELEN JOSEPH LABORATORY SUPERVISOR (LABORATORY) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE C4) SALARY RANGE (R246 564.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: GAUJC0315/001-01 (44001-001-1133) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Supervises the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change of standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory service is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Supervise and monitor laboratory processes and maintain the technical laboratory service to ensure the accurate processing of specimens and reliable results ■ Participate in the management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce cost and ensure availability of stock at all times ■Assist in the generation of management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory service and take corrective action when required ■Liaise with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive of the organization and promote services of the NHLS ■ Implement and maintain the quality system that governs the laboratory service and components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■ Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize profitability of the section ■Assist in the planning and supervising the activities of staff to ensure they achieve performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources ■ Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department /Laboratory to contribute to staff development and compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Arrange the training of students for the internship and experiential programme to ensure comprehensive preparation of students for their exams ■Implements safe working conditions and procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■ Performs the role of a medical technologist when required in accordance with operational needs.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma / Degree Biomedical Technology ■Registered with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology or Chemistry ■Six (6) Eight (8) years post qualification and experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■ Knowledge of laboratory processes and procedures ■Assertiveness ■Interpersonal skills ■ Computer skills ■ Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■ Communication skills ■ Analytical skills.

5 NURSE SPECIALIST (PAY ZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093.00pa – R270 853.00pa) REF: GAUJC 0315/001-02 (44022-001/002-1117) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Draws blood for testing at various locations as required using safe and correct procedures. ■Interprets blood results in order to calculate and prescribe anticoagulants in order to provide safe monitoring of anticoagulation of patients. ■ Performs the aspiration of body fluids from potentially malignant tissue for cytology to allow proper diagnosis to be completed. ■ Administers and monitor dynamic function tests e.g. glucose tolerance tests, pituitary stimulation tests etc. to ensure reliability of results and patient safety. ■Observes the physical condition of patients during testing and applies sound nursing practices in order to ensure the safety and comfort of patients. ■Keeps records of specimens collected and ensure that all patient details and clinical information is accurately recorded. ■Provides general nursing services as required, from time to time, such as emergency first aid, assisting with immunization and the administration of general tests. ■Provides nursing services to NHLS staff (where applicable) such as all required injections, managing needle stick injuries, taking blood pressure, glucose checks, hepatitis screening etc. ■Checks stock levels of all collection materials and orders additional stock to ensure the availability of required materials at all times. ■Implements sound housekeeping procedures to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with legislation and all safety protocols.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse ■ 2 Year post qualification experience ■ Knowledge of all required specialist procedures ■ Counselling skills ■Computer skills ■Interpersonal skills ■ Attention to detail ■ Team leadership ■ Valid driver’s license (where applicable) CARLETONVILLE LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: GAUJC0315/001-01(44940-001-7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testingPhone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiriesMaintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipmentCarry out all routine testing proceduresEnsure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround timesAdhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC proceduresTraining of studentsParticipate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirementsComply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as a Medical TechnicianRegistration with HPCSA as Medical Technician in Clinical Pathology or Chemical PathologyRelevant post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical TechnicianExperience in a laboratory environmentKnowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) Technically orientatedAttention to detailCommunication, analytical and interpersonal skillsTeam orientated ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays.

6 BRAAMFONTEIN BUSINESS COMPLEX HUMAN GENETICS MEDICAL SCIENTIST/TECHNOLOGIST (X3 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046 .00pa) REF: GAUJCBR 0714/001-12 (41088-004/020-9014) (41088-013-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Applies quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures in order to ensure the Laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■ Having the ability to receive, analyse and report on postnatal specimens ■ Learn other cytogenetic techniques used in the Laboratory including: FISH and Prenatal Diagnosis ■ Checks patients details and clinical information with specimens and priorities specimens according to urgency ■ Determines biohazard risks and takes appropriate precautions ■ Prepare reagents to enable test to be performed ■ Perform administrative tasks pertinent to departmental record keeping, data capture, report generation, photocopying, faxing and filing ■ Supervision and teaching of all students and junior medical scientists, new staff ■ Maintains efficient record-keeping systems within area of responsibility ■ Comply with safety procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Comply with quality assurance requirements ■Supervise and mentor genetic students in practical environment to ensure an appropriate transfer of skills occurs ■ Participate in teaching of students and other allied medical professionals in line with departmental, the NHLS and Wits requirements ■ Participate in Research and Development projects initiated by the department of Human Genetics as per departmental requirements ■Improve existing laboratory tests ■Participate in the delivery of Continued Professional Development(CPD) activities within the department/Laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with the HPCSA requirements ■Asses new techniques to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services ■Be concerned with the total Quality Management of the laboratory which involves the implementation and monitoring of systems to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Contribute towards writing scientific papers ■Monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure the reliable results ■ Implement safety procedures in order to ensure safe working environment and compliance with all legislation.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Diploma/Degree in Human Genetics or a related biological field ■Registration with HPCSA ■ Experience in Medical background or previous laboratory experience will be an advantage ■Computer literacy ■ Meticulous ■ Analytical skills ■Effective communication skills■ Interpersonal skills ■ Able to work under pressure with minimal supervision ■Reliable with good sense of responsibility ■Be prepared to work unsociable hours ■Comply with academic demands ■Consistency in achieving stringent turnaround and performance targets ■Cost effective utilization of all resources ■To be vigilant and take timeous corrective action ■Ability to optimize processes to achieve maximum efficiencies ■Managing diversity ■Client liaison and maintaining a positive image of the company ■Ability to work under pressure.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Michael Ramalepe @ (011) 489 9775  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015

7 BUSINESS UNIT: CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH TERTIARY AUTO LAB/CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: GAUSCHB0315/001-01(42001-001-7014) Key Job Responsibilities: Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testingPhone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiriesMaintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipmentCarry out all routine testing proceduresEnsure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround timesAdhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC proceduresTraining of studentsParticipate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirementsComply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as a Medical TechnicianRegistration with HPCSA as Medical Technician in Clinical PathologyPost-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical TechnicianExperience in a laboratory environment ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) Technically orientatedAttention to detailCommunication, analytical and interpersonal skillsTeam orientated ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays .  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Jeanette Dhlamini @ (011) 489 9008  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

8 BUSINESS UNIT: TSHWANE ACADEMIC DIVISION ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY (HISTOLOGY) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: GAUTAD0115/001-03(45002.009.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and media ■Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximised outcomes ■To maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act ■Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■Verification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to source ■Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■Be concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimise and improve the provision of diagnostic services. It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■Be concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■HPCSA registration as a Medical Technologist in Histopathology Techniques ■Post qualification experience within a laboratory setting ■Ability to work unsupervised ■Good computer skills (Excel, Word, LIS) ■Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices ■Good knowledge of laboratory processes and procedures ■Excellent communication skills ■Good interpersonal skills ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Good organizing skills ■Willingness to work unsociable hours: shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

LABORATORY SUPPORT SERVICES MESSENGER (PAY ZONE A3) SALARY RANGE (R73 556.00pa – R96 349.00pa) REF: GAUTAD0315/001-01(45022.007.3003) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To collect specimen and deliver reports to the hospital wards according to set procedures to facilitate work flow ■To sort and distribute internal courier/ mail in the receiving office to ensure correct delivery of mail to different departments ■To record telephone messages in the transport office to ensure that operational standards and company image are maintained ■To scan the delivered results at the wards to ensure receipt of work ■To ensure that shipping lists are filed according to the SOP. Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 ■Basic computer skills ■Communication skills ■Interpersonal skills ■Willingness to work unsociable hours (shifts, weekends, public holidays, nights)

9 ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY (CYTOLOGY) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: GAUTAD0315/001-02(45002.017.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and media ■Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximised outcomes ■To maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act ■Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■Verification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to source ■Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■Be concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimise and improve the provision of diagnostic services. It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■Be concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■HPCSA registration as a Medical Technologist in Cytology ■Post qualification experience within a laboratory setting ■Ability to work unsupervised ■Good computer skills (Excel, Word, LIS) ■Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices ■Good knowledge of laboratory processes and procedures ■Excellent communication skills ■Good interpersonal skills ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Good organizing skills ■Willingness to work unsociable hours: shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on career  Enquiries may be directed to Nicola Mdhluli @ (011) 386 6145  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

10 BUSINESS UNIT: DR. GEORGE MUKHARI LABORATORY SUPPORT SERVICES MESSENGER (X2 POSTS) (PAY ZONE A3) SALARY RANGE (R73 556.00pa – R96 349.00pa) REF: GAUDGM0315/001-01(46022.004/008.3003) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To collect specimen and deliver reports to the hospital wards according to set procedures to facilitate work flow ■To sort and distribute internal courier/ mail in the receiving office to ensure correct delivery of mail to different departments ■To record telephone messages in the transport office to ensure that operational standards and company image are maintained ■To scan the delivered results at the wards to ensure receipt of work ■To ensure that shipping lists are filed according to the SOP. Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 ■Basic computer skills ■Communication skills ■Interpersonal skills ■Willingness to work unsociable hours (shifts, weekends, public holidays, nights).

BUSINESS UNIT: CORPORATE DIAGNOSTIC MEDIA PRODUCTS BIOTECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: GAUDMP0315/001-02(43520.004.8004) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To ensure successful execution of production according to schedule ■To calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment to ensure accurate and reliable results ■To write and review standard operating procedure in order to ensure methods used are documented and kept up to date ■To monitor temperatures of temperature dependant equipment to ensure operation within acceptable ranges ■To enter information onto the database in order to manage and analyse data regularly ■To validate test procedures in order to ensure accurate and reliable results ■To train personnel to ensure skills development and competency ■To ensure that results are reported on / released timeously/ according to set turnaround times ■To assist with general accreditation requirements in order to meet accreditation criteria and maintain ongoing accreditation ■To monitor laboratory stock and writing requisitions to ensure availability of stock at all times ■To adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■To comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act ■To perform general duties as required in the laboratories ■To keep up to date with relevant, current and emerging research, methods and technologies.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Diploma in Biotechnology or related field is essential ■Minimum 1 to 2 years experience in a laboratory ■Knowledge of laboratory processes and procedure is essential ■Knowledge of good laboratory principles is essential ■Knowledge of good manufacturing principles ■Attention to details ■Communication and interpersonal skills essential.

11 DIAGNOSTIC MEDIA PRODUCTS CLERK STORES (PAY ZONE B3) SALARY RANGE (R96 819.00pa – R126 833.00pa) REF: GAUDMP0315/001-03(43560.001.6009) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To check internal stores order information from the procurement system to ensure processing of orders and to determine items requiring placement on backorders ■To receive and verify goods received from the suppliers to ensure accuracy of delivery ■To capture all goods and services received on the procurement system in order to allow payment ■To ensure the delivery or dispatch of goods to different department to ensure accurate and timeous delivery ■To monitor of stock levels and initiate re- ordering as required to ensure continuity of supply ■To conduct stock taking accordingly in compliance with the procurement policy ■To handle all internal and external queries related to stock to ensure resolution ■To ensure that stock rotation is done to prevent expiry of goods.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 essential ■1 year experience in stores environment is essential ■Basic Computer skills ■Knowledge of procurement system essential ■Communication skills ■Attention to details ■Time management.

12 OFFICE OF THE COO SHE OFFICER BASED IN BRAAMFONTEIN (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE C4) SALARY RANGE (R246 564.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: CORP0215/001-01 (91008.004.1224) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To provide a Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) programme within the region in accordance with NHLS SHE policy, standard operating procedures and legislation to ensure the health and safety of employees and other stakeholders. ■To facilitate and guide the SHE risk assessment process and be part of the risk assessment team within the region together with relevant facility managers and practitioners so as to contribute to medical surveillance and appropriate interventions. ■To advise and provide SHE training within the region together with facility managers and relevant practitioners to ensure legal compliance and the health and safety of employees and stakeholders. ■To provide input into the development of SHE policy and standard operating procedures. ■To collate, monitor and report all work-related incidents, accidents and disease investigations within the region and conduct appropriate investigations to inform management and comply with legal obligations. ■To audit and monitor key aspects of SHE practice within the region, including waste management, and the effectiveness of health and safety representatives and committees to inform management and comply with legal obligations. ■To support the implementation of health promotion for the employees and conduct health promotion activities to empower staff and comply with legislation. ■To audit and monitor SHE-related service providers to ensure that high quality services that are in line with legislation are provided. ■To advise line management and staff on and contribute to the development of SHE policies and procedures to ensure that all stakeholders are aware of the relevance of these policies.

Key Competency Requirements: ■3-5 years post-qualification experience preferably in a SHE environment, previous co-ordination of training is desirable. ■B- Tech Environmental Health or B-Tech Biomedical Technology. ■Occupational Hygiene qualification. ■ Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations ■Following Instructions and Procedures ■Deciding and Initiating Action ■Relating and Networking ■Persuading and Influencing ■Writing and Reporting ■Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives ■Working with People ■ Planning and Organising ■Analysing ■Leading and Supervising.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Nomti Ralarala @ (011) 386 6591  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

13 GAUTENG REGION (CORPORATE) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ORACLE ERP DEVELOPER (ORACLE ERP) (PAY ZONE C2) SALARY RANGE (R165 382.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: CORPIT0315/001-01 (07924-001-9021) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To compile basic technical specifications for modules of the oracle system for effective functioning.To test, implement and document modules to ensure that the required standards and objectives are met.To provide ad-hoc mentoring to trainee resources associated with the design, development, testing and implementation phases of projects to ensure quality deliverables and assist in their growth.To participate in Joint Analysis and Design (JAD) sessions, conduct business interviews and other information gathering techniques in order to determine business requirements.To analyse and document business requirements in consultation with users according to appropriate methodology and techniques.To design basic technical solutions in line with the Business requirements to ensure clarity and completeness of the solution.To develop and debug basic system components in line with technical specifications for quality implementation purposes. Key Competency Requirements: ■IT Diploma or equivalentBasic SQL and PL/SQL is essential 2-3 years development experience in IT environment ■1 year relevant Oracle Experience Basic Oracle report writing is essential Oracle forms development tool training is desirable ■Studying towards/completed BTech, BSc or Bcom in IT is essential Any other Oracle development tool is desirable ■Knowledge of Oracle Development Tools.Knowledge of System development Lifecycle. ■Oracle application knowledgeCommunication skills Interpersonal skills System documentation Analytical thinking  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Siyabonga Cabe @ (011) 386 6187  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

14 FINANCE CALL CENTRE MANAGER – ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLES (PAY ZONE D1) SALARY RANGE (R317 671pa – R413 767pa) REF: CORPFIN0315/001-01 (02916-001-1305) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To manage and maintain all accounts receivables policies and standards relevant to the accounts receivable operations (e.g. security, questionnaires, escalation hierarchy, intranet, systems network)To manage overall accounts receivable and debtors operations and support services to ensure customer service availability and performance in line with the specific needs of the businessTo Manage the debtors department efficiently to ensure the correct and timeous collection of monies due to NHLS in terms of agreed targets and standards whilst building good working relationships with customersTo ensure that direct and indirect reports are trained, have the skills required by the organisation and are able to achieve their performance objectivesTo review credit control systems, procedures and policies nationally, recommend and implement new systems and approaches, where required, in order to ensure an efficient accounts receivable function and achievement of all required objectivesTo ensure that Service Level Agreements are in place for key customers so that the rights and obligations of both parties are clearly definedTo manage national debtors, including staff and data as well as reviewing and maintaining of overall billing statistics for debtorsTo review actual collections against targets and implement corrective actions To develop, recommend and control the department operational budget to ensure most cost effective utilisation of resources and maintenance of cost within agreed annual budget limitsTo liaise with the IT Department on the applicable systems [e.g. LIS, etc.] to ensure that the system provides sufficient support to execute the accounts receivable operations. Key Competency Requirements: ■Diploma in Credit ManagementB.Com (General) / B.Com (Strategic Management)5 to 10 years experience in managing a credit control environmentEnsure correct and timeously collection of outstanding monies owed.Setting targets to ensure that collection target is achieved.Analysing debtors figures.Manages overall call centre operationsKnowledge of Labour Law, National Credit Act, Debt Council Act, Debt Prescription Act, Company's ActP.F.M.ANegotiation SkillsProject Management SkillsAnalytical SkillsInter-personal SkillsConceptual SkillsTime ManagementDeadline drivenCommunication skills [verbal and written]

15 FINANCE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT (ASSISTANT) (PAY ZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093pa – R270 853pa) REF: CORPFIN0315/001-02 (02906-001-1102) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ To ensure general correctness of the accounts by processing corrective and recurring standard monthly journal as required to comply with Treasury, PFMA and GRAP regulations and other month end journals required by business, e.g.BSC purposes, stats journals for volumes purposes, etc. and ensure that manual accruals and provisions are accurately calculated and recorded in oracleTo ensure data integrity on the General Ledger through the maintenance of system transaction in order to enforce the Financial Department's SOPsTo facilitate the yearend audit process to ensure that audit deadlines are always met by preparing the audit file and attending to audit queriesTo resolve all problems/queries raised by internal customers and resolve them taking cognizance of the culture of the business, following protocols and making sure that relevant people are informed all the time so as all the issues are resolved leaving no loose endsTo assist with month end processes and make sure that the deadlines should be adhered to strictlyTo ensure that the company reports in line with standards and legislation by doing General Ledger Reconciliations for all the applicable accounts, monitor and maintain the quality of reconciliations through making reference to AC statements, IFRS, GRAP, Treasury Regulations, PFMA, etc. and by resolving outstanding issues relating to reconciliations of general ledger accounts by liaising with relevant stakeholder on outstanding reconciliation items on the General Ledger and making sure that they are resolved timeouslyTo ensure that month end deliverables are met for all items required, e.g preparation of various report as required by the Group Financial accountant, preparing flash reports for finance management(e.g. EC1-sustanability report, exceptional reports, etc.), sustainability report, General Ledger analysis performed for BSC purposes, etc. and general analytical reviews(231 General Ledger accounts) conducted to identify any obvious anomalies and raise them with the relevant custodians or correct themTo ensure completion and submission of all statutory returns, e.g.Stats SA, Reserve Bank, VAT submissions, IRP6, IT14, etc. as required to comply with SARS, National Treasury and other relevant regulationsTo assist with Financial Accounting Projects, e.g. General Ledger maintenance, delegation of authority, etc. and to perform any ad hoc request and projectsTo assist Inventory and Fixed Asset controllers in resolving issues that they might haveTo act as the custodian of the General Ledger in the absence of the General Ledger controllerTo assist in maintaining the sound record keeping systems, audit trails to improve the quality and integrity of management information Key Competency Requirements: ■B.Com degree in Accounting2 to 3 years financial accounting experienceKnowledge of financial accounting ■Knowledge of PFMA, PRMA and GRAPKnowledge of Oracle or a related systemPlanning skillsCommunication and interpersonal skillsTime managementComputer literacy (MS Office Intermediate).

16 PROCUREMENT ADMINISTRATOR (TENDERS & CONTRACTS) (PAY ZONE C2) SALARY RANGE (R165 382.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: CORPFIN0315/001-03 (03901.004.9032) Key Job Responsibilities: ■To compile advertisements for submission to relevant media as well as capturing and receipting it on Oracle in order for tenders to be published and paidTo arrange and attend briefing sessionsTo arrange ‘opening of tenders’ meetings (publically) and summarise all tenders received to ensure all submissions are recordedTo arrange CFET meetings and collect functional / technical evaluation results and ensure all recommendations are captured in writing from subject matter experts and end usersTo travel to Regions (if necessary) for CFET meetings or to sites to coordinate site visitsTo compile tender documents and prepare packs for adjudicationTo arrange tender evaluation adjudication meetings with Executives (including submission of documentation) to ensure tenders are correctly adjudicated and awardedTo publish successful bidders in the Government Bulletin and notify all bidders of outcomes to promote openness and transparency as per policyTo provide successful bidders with supplier application informationTo negotiate prices with awarded biddersTo assist in drafting contracts as per information and pricing obtained from bidders and to ensure the accuracy of contact details (including signatures by delegated authorities) to protect the NHLS from legal issuesTo liaise with the company’s secretary’s office on legal matters pertaining to contract content in order to incorporate the company’s secretary’s inputTo attend to tender and contract queries (e.g. daily queries that arise from business, bidders, Executive Adjudication Committee and end users) and send queries from tenderer to technical and vice versaTo submit finalised contracts to executives and suppliers for signature to ensure a legal contract for goods/services to be in placeTo capture contract information onto Oracle to facilitate the ordering and payment processesTo maintain contracts with regard to price increases, addendums, extensions and terminations to ensure that valid contracts are in place at all times Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12Diploma / Certificate in Procurement / Tenders / Contracts3 year diploma/ degree in ProcurementBCom LawMinimum 3 years tender and / or contract administration experience within the procurement environmentRelevant procurement contract legal knowledgeknowledge of PFMA, PPPFA and BBBEEKnowledge of accounts payable system is desirableComputer literacy (MS Office, specifically Excel)Written and verbal communication skillsTime management skillsInterpersonal skillsAttention to detailAnalytical thinkingMaintaining confidentialityNegotiation skillsPlanning and organising skillsNumeric skillsWorking with people at senior levelAssertivenessAbility to work in a high-pressure environment.

17 OFFICE OF THE CEO ADMINISTRATOR (PAY ZONE C2) SALARY RANGE (R165 382.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: CORPCEO0315/001-03 Key Job Responsibilities: ■To perform clerical functions and provide administrative support and execute administrative functions to the CEO's Office ■To compile the Annual CalendarTo collect, collate and distribute documents on time for use at the EXCO and to compile meeting packs and insure distribution of packs to all meeting attendeesTo arrange all meetings as required for the Initiative / Project feedback and ensure that all attendees are familiar with the agenda/s and all related matters, to arrange accommodation and transport (air tickets and transport to NHLS) for all meeting attendees as well as arranging meals and all meeting refreshments (Coffee, tea, etc.)To file documents according to the established procedures and the Archiving Act and to keep records and documents in order to ensure safekeeping and are easily accessible to the CEO office staffTo coordinate office activities to ensure maximum efficiency and to keep and maintain efficient administrative support to the department by ordering stationary supplies in time and by keeping a minimum stock level of all suppliesTo take meeting minutes and typing minutes for the office of the CEO, Risk and LegalTo handle all enquiries (telephonic, verbal and by mail) quickly and efficiently to ensure effective and efficient service deliveryTo draft correspondences and hand it to the designated approver in time to be distributed to the relevant stake holders timeouslyTo follow up on reporting deadlines and provide the executive assistant with feedback regarding delinquent managersTo source information electronically, physically and telephonically, as and when requested by the CEO Manager and Business Analyst Strategist for business purposesTo maintain a safe and secure working environmentTo perform any other related secretarial, administrative or ad hoc duties as may be assigned by the CEO Manager and Business Analyst Strategist Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12Diploma in Office Management and AdministrationMinimum 2-3 years in an office admin / customer relations roleOrganisational and administration skillsAttention to detailTarget-drivenTime managementAbility to communicate with senior employeesVerbal and written communication skillsInter-personal skillsAnalytical thinkingMaintaining confidentialityTelephone etiquetteWorking independently and in a teamFlexibility / Ability to adapt to changeMinute takingProject management principlesComputer literacy (MS Office)Self-motivatedAbility to operate office equipmentAbility to think on one's feetAbility to remain calm under pressureEmotional intelligenceMaturityWorking with people at all levels of the organisation / client companies.  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Brenda van der Merwe @ (011) 885 5372  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

18 NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE AND RESPONSE FIELD EPIDEMIOLOGIST (X5 POSTS) BASED IN: GAUTENG (JOHANNESBURG) KWAZULU NATAL (PIETERMARITZBURG) WESTERN CAPE (CAPE TOWN) EASTERN CAPE LIMPOPO (POLOKWANE) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE D1) SALARY RANGE (R317 671.00pa – R413 767.00pa) REF: NICD0513/002-03 The epidemiologist in the Division of Public Health Response and Surveillance will provide specialist epidemiology expertise for the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) in the Provinces. He/she will lead on the delivery of the “GERMS” programme in the province including management of GERMS staff within that province. The epidemiologist will be support the Department of Health (DOH) in the investigation of outbreaks working closely with the Provincial Communicable Disease Co-ordinators. The epidemiologist will be involved in training and supervision of the South African Field Epidemiologist residents in conjunction with Provincial DOH supervisors as well as any other capacity building activities on epidemiology as required. The epidemiologist will ensure that available laboratory base surveillance data is maintained, set up (where necessary), analysed and interpreted to the provincial level where appropriate and provided to the Provincial DoH. He/she will be responsible for data analysis, collation and writing of provincial reports. Provincial and national priority pathogens/syndromes will need to be identified and systems set up to collect appropriate data to describe these priority areas. The post falls within the Division of Public Health Surveillance and Response and as such the epidemiologist may be required to provide additional support for the other activities of the Division as a whole and to the other NICD units. The epidemiologist duties may cross provincial boundaries in terms of epidemiological support and staff management and travel is required within the province and between provinces.

Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Manage provincial /cross-provincial GERMS-SA sites (labs, hospitals and clinics), staff, permissions and ethics (may include protocol-writing) ■ Support and set up the expansion of surveillance of communicable disease in Provinces ■To co-ordinate, manage and check on-site data collection from clinics and laboratories manage data analysis, report-writing and dissemination for GERMS-SA outputs with the province ■Assist with grant proposals and possibly assist with the management of grants ■ Assist in protocol development for GERMS projects ■ Be actively involved in the writing and submission of scientific papers ■Participate in relevant internal, provincial, national and international meetings to facilitate the objectives of GERMS-SA ■Represent the GERMS-SA in provincial meetings and conferences ■To advocate GERMS-SA to different stakeholders ■Strengthen the relationship between NHLS, NICD, and DOH by being the liaison for all three institutions ■ Provide DOH with support in outbreak investigation and response in the field. This would include liaison with all role players including the NHLS, National Communicable Diseases Directorate of the Provincial DoH and the Communicable Diseases Units and outbreak response teams in the province. ■ Play a lead role in the development of laboratory-based early warning systems for outbreaks and analysis of communicable disease data generated from the CDW ■ Provide field supervision and training of the SAFELTP residents for outbreak investigation, assist NHLS FELTP residents in setting up monthly reporting on diseases of public health importance diagnosed by the NHLS, and contribute to the teaching within the SAFELTP long and short courses ■ Comply with any reasonable and lawful instruction issued by the manager.

Key Competency Requirements: ■MMed (PHM) or PhD in Epidemiology or Public Health or progress toward a Phd an advantage or Undergraduate degree (MBBCh or BSc or other appropriate degree) with MPH Field Epidemiology or Masters in Public Health or MSc Epidemiology and Biostatistics or undergraduate degree (MBBCh or BSc) with proven track record in the field with insight, experience and understanding of public health issues and systems including laboratory systems ■ Code 8 Driving License and own transport ■Field experience in infections disease epidemiology surveillance and/or research experience ■Experience with data analysis and public health research ■Experience in working in Public Health Sector ■ Knowledge of epidemiology and statistical methods ■Knowledge of and insight into laboratory practice with specific reference to the NHLS and NICD ■Knowledge of a statistical software package for epidemiology analysis, MS Access, Excell, STATA or SAS■ Leadership and management skills ■Good understanding of the health systems in South Africa ■ Excellent inter-personal and communication skills ■Problem solving skills

19 CENTRE FOR OPPORTUNISTIC, TROPICAL AND HOSPITAL INFECTIONS MEDICAL SCIENTIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R165 382.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: NICD0315/001-01(90206001.1319) To promote research and development and maintain first world laboratory medicine and improve specific procedures to achieve a final molecular diagnosis for clinical application and policy making for antimicrobial stewardship programs. Key Job Responsibilities: ■Develop and maintain molecular diagnosis for antimicrobial mechanisms of resistance for nosocomial and other pathogens ■Contribute to the National Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System at GERMS – SA /NICD ■Perform molecular diagnosis for isolates for culture collection and other schemes and solve problems in everyday running of molecular diagnostics ■Be responsible for teaching, training and supervision of staff in molecular diagnostics and molecular biology and other needs of the unit ■Perform basic and applied research in line with the strategic objectives of the NHLS, in order to improve knowledge, provide conceptual thinking and understanding of health related issues ■Perform Research and Development to assess the appropriateness of test, to improve existing laboratory tests and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimise and improve the provision of diagnostic and identification of service ■ Be liable for identifying and solving applied information technology development and data mining, technical problems related to routine laboratory testing and R&D so that an efficient, effective service is provided and accurate and reliable research is carried out; operational problems (e.g. relating to epidemiology and surveillance) so that root causes are understood in order to implement appropriate solutions ■ Comply with the Total Quality Management of the laboratory which involves the implementation and monitoring of systems to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Be a member of Editorial committee for the NICD, Centre for Opportunistic, Tropical and Infections website page ■Be involved in data analysis ■Be involved and encouraged in the designing, writing, initiating and developing protocols, standard operating procedures and grant applications.

Key Competency Requirements: ■ PhD ■Registered with HPCSA as a Medical Scientist ■Post qualification experience in Microbiology preferable ■Working knowledge of principles of laboratory practice ■Ability to run molecular diagnostics independently ■Working knowledge of accreditation principles ■Interpersonal skills ■Organisational skills ■Computer Skills MS Office.

20 CENTRE FOR TROPICAL, OPPORTUNISTIC AND HOSPITAL INFECTIONS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) NICD REF: NICD0315/001-02(90206.007.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures, processing of samples on various automated instruments (Vitek, Microscan, MALDI-TOF, Sensititre) antimicrobial susceptibility testing by various methods (disc susceptibility testing, agar dilution, broth dilution) basic biochemical testing, freeze dryingEnsure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximised outcomes ■Be concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered ■Perform all duties related to the departments total quality management system and writing standard operational procedures to ensure the unit complies with accreditation standards ISO17043 and ISO15189 ■ Perform administrative and procurement duties to ensure the smooth functioning of the department ■ Maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act and maintain safe working conditions ■Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems. ■Be concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests in order to optimise and improve the provision of diagnostic services. It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■Verify and report of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to source.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical TechnologyRegistered with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in MicrobiologyPost qualification experience in a diagnostic microbiology laboratoryExperience in a molecular laboratory will be advantageousWorking knowledge and experience in laboratory quality management systems (accreditation)■Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access)■Interpersonal skills ■Knowledge of QA principles ■Ability to work under supervision and independently as required.

21 CENTRE FOR HIV AND STIs EPIDEMIOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R317 671.00pa – R763 517.00pa) NICD REF: NICD0315/001-03(90943.001.1503) To provide and develop epidemiological support for public health surveillance programmes and research undertaken within the Centre for HIV and STIs Key Job Responsibilities: ■Work closely with the Centre leaders and staff at the National Department of Health (NDoH) to support the objectives of the National Strategic Plan related to HIV/STI ■Support and develop the existing national HIV/STI surveillance programmes ■Co- ordinate and manage central and on-site data collection, data entry and data analysis from clinics, provinces and laboratories ■ Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan for HIV/STI programmes in conjunction with Centre leaders National Department of Health (NDoH) ■Take lead role in protocol development including ethics committee applications ■Write grant proposals and work closely with Centre leaders to secure funding for future surveillance and public health research projects ■Participate actively in training activities of the NICD including developing training materials for laboratory and/or public health staff, training of provincial and NDoH staff, the FELTP program as well as postgraduate and other student training ■Produce and disseminate surveillance reports for NDoH, WHO, CDC and other stakeholders as well as to contribute significantly to existing NICD publications ■ Be actively involved in the writing and submission of scientific papers ■Participate in relevant internal, provincial, national and international meetings.

Key Competency Requirements: ■ PhD in a health related discipline /MBBCh ■Masters in Epidemiology or Public Health ■At least 5 years of epidemiology surveillance and/or research experience ■Experience in managing teams of staff (e.g. data capturers, nurses and or scientists) ■Understanding the HIV/STI epidemic in South Africa ■Proven track record in research as indicated by a publication track record and secured grant funding ■Protocol and report writing skills ■ Knowledge of statistical methods and biostatistical skills ■ Good interpersonal and communication skills ■ Problem solving skills ■ Time-management skills ■Supervisory skills ■ Code 8 Driving License CENTRE FOR HIV AND STIs CLERK (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00 – R110 718.00pa) REF: NICD0315/001-04(90835.001.7009) To assist with general laboratory administrative duties and sample handling in various areas with the execution of tasks relating to the range of diagnostic tests performed at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases under appropriate supervision. Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receives, labels and sorts specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures ■ Captures patient information onto the system and checks the type of specimen against the test required includes amending patient details on DISA and reprinting of corrected reports ■ Verifies suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures ■Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail ■ Stock control/management and procurement of stock in accordance with standard operating procedures ■Storing or retrieval of stored samples for laboratory staff ■Monitor temperature of laboratory fridges and freezers ■Verify excel database demographics and results for correctness for laboratory staff prior to distribution including random quality assurance checks on laboratory reports on a weekly basis ■Record all errors identified on reports on non-conformance chart ■Report errors identified on reports when tests results are incorrect and provide corrective action ■Keep specimen request forms for audit purposes as required by standard operating procedures ■Handle administrative queries, phoning out of results, initiate printing and faxing of reports.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 ■One(1)- Two (2) years in an appropriate laboratory environment ■Excellent verbal and written communication skills ■Methodical with attention to detail ■Computer literacy (Excel, Word essential) ■Time management ■Interpersonal skills ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■ Team orientated.

22 CENTRE FOR EMERGING AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES MEDICAL SCIENTIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R317 671.00pa – R636 353.00pa) NICD REF: NICD0315/001-05(90811.002.9014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Initiate, develop and implement research and training activities relevant to CEZD long-term strategic mission, and particularly strengthen and improve capacity in arbovirus diagnostics, epidemiological and surveillance programmes to support CEZD role as WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers and Arboviruses, South Africa’s inputs into the Global Health Security Agenda, promotion and implementation of One Health policies and practices, and regional training hub for building capacity in responding to the emergence of epidemic-prone infectious diseases ■Contribute to research and development of new or enhanced technologies as well as to evaluate commercially available reagents, tests, and instrumentation and implement as appropriate to improve quality, cost-effectiveness and turnaround times of diagnostic arbovirology service ■Develop, produce, perform quality control and validate in-house manufactured diagnostic reagents and assays ■Support epidemiological investigations of arbovirus outbreaks and provide guidance/technical advice to the Department of Health and other relevant stakeholders for laboratory support during these investigations ■Contribute to the improvement of laboratory infrastructure and technical capacity ■Training and capacity building (registrars, postgraduate students, provincial and national DoH staff if required, African research fellows) ■Produce reports and contribute to NICD publications ■Write grant proposals and manage grant budget ■Supervise, evaluate progress and contribute to professional development of Centre’s scientific and technical staff ■Contribute to the design, development and maintenance of the quality system to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfilment of SANAS accreditation requirements and relevant national and international legislation ■Manage biobank of arbovirus reference strains and clinical specimen’s collections ■ Expend and analyse validation data for arbovirus serological, virological and molecular assays ■Develop high quality proficiency panels for implementation of national and regional arbovirus diagnostic external quality programme ■Represent Centre in meetings with stakeholders ■Participate in the management and strategic planning of the Centre. Key Competency Requirements: ■PhD degree in virology/molecular biology, at least five years of experience in relevant research and 3 years’ experience in laboratory management, particularly high and maximum biocontainment facilities ■Registered with HPCSA as a Medical Scientist ■Relevant technical experience and knowledge: PCR and RT-PCR techniques, molecular cloning, recombinant protein expression, protein purification and conjugation, reverse genetics, sequencing, cell culture techniques, virus isolation and culturing, serological techniques, including virus neutralization test, ELISA, FA, development, optimization and validation of immunoreagents, including production of whole viral and recombinant antigens, polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies, quality control and system, including development of internal quality controls, in-house and international EQA panels for molecular and serological assays, able to work with animals, practical experience and knowledge of working in biosafety level 3 and 4 laboratories ■Communication, interpersonal, strong analysis and design skills, attention to details ■Project management, research and implementations skills ■Ability to multi-task and work under pressure ■Ability to work efficiently in a professional manner with scientific and technology staff, business stakeholders and end-users ■ Ability to work independently, self-motivated with strong ability to drive complex project ■Computer literacy ■ Must be prepared to work afterhours, public holidays, travel for site visits, outbreak investigations, population surveys, local and international meetings as required.

23 CENTRE FOR HIV and STIs (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL SCIENTIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R165 382.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: NICD1114/001-02(90933.001.9014) To promote research and development and maintain first world laboratory medicine and practice refined and specific procedures to achieve a final diagnosis for clinical application. Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Be concerned with the teaching and training employees in laboratory skills and health sciences so that they have better skills, knowledge and understanding to provide improved and effective health care ■ Be concerned with basic and applied research in line with the strategic objectives of the NHLS, in order to improve knowledge, provide conceptual thinking and understanding of health related issues ■ Be concerned with Research and Development to assess the appropriateness of test, to improve existing laboratory tests and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimise and improve the provision of diagnostic and identification of service ■ Be concerned with identifying and solving applied information technology development and data mining, technical problems related to routine laboratory testing and R&D so that an efficient, effective service is provided and accurate and reliable research is carried out; operational problems (e.g. relating to epidemiology and surveillance) so that root causes are understood in order to implement appropriate solutions ■ Be concerned with the total Quality Management of the laboratory which involves the implementation and monitoring of systems to ensure accurate and reliable results ■ Be concerned with the application of specialised knowledge to diagnose disorders, disease and pathogens or vectors of pathogens, and where necessary provide consultation, so that appropriate treatment or control methods can be provided/implemented. Key Competency Requirements: ■BSc Hons ■Registered with HPCSA as a Medical Scientist ■Post qualification experience ■Working knowledge of principles of laboratory practice ■Working knowledge of accreditation principles ■Interpersonal skills ■Organisational skills■ Computer Skills MS Office.

24 CENTRE FOR HIV AND STIs MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) NICD REF: NICD0315/001-06(90934.002.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Conduct research in the HIV Virology laboratories by performing HIV resistance testing using in-house assays, this will include but is not limited to maintenance and function of RNA/DNA extraction instruments, isolation of RNA/DNA as well as PCR and sequencing workManage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup /analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and mediaManage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■Be concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc in laboratory skills and health sciences ■Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■Verify and report results (where applicable) and ensure that results are delivered timeously to source ■Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■Be concerned with Safety and Quality Management of the laboratory which involves the implementation and monitoring of systems to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Train students/visiting scientists in drug resistance testing techniques ■Participate and/or present data at informal and formal scientific meetings and to assist with the preparation and writing of reports and manuscripts ■Assist other members of the laboratory and in other duties as required ■Participate in –re-ordering and replacement of reagents and laboratory consumables. Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical TechnologyRegistered with HPCSA as a Medical TechnologistPost qualification experienceWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentComputer literacy ■Interpersonal skills ■Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Knowledge of accreditation principles.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Kgaugelo Mkwanazi@ (011) 386 6090  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

25 GRANTS MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION CENTRE FOR RESPIRATORY DISEASES AND MENINGITIS CLERK-DATA INPUT BASED IN SANDRINGHAM (FIXED-TERM CONTRACT – 12 MONTHS) (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: NICDCDC0315/001-01 Administers the receiving, capturing and distribution of all data to ensure correct information is obtained and recorded and to facilitate the speedy processing of data in terms of service objectives. Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receives, labels and sorts all case report and laboratory results according to standard operating proceduresCapture patient information onto the study databaseVerifies suitability of data for entering and generates queries for missing dataAdministers the distribution of data queries to the sites to ensure the correct and prioritized channelling of data queries to various sitesDaily data entry of cases report forms into the database according to set targetsKeep all data forms for audit purposes as required by standard operating proceduresHandles administrative queries initiate printing and faxing of reports in accordance to standard operating procedureLiaise with site staff on data query resolution. Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12Basic Typing skillsData capturing skills Attention to detailTeam orientated

26 CENTRE FOR OPPORTUNISTIC, TROPICAL AND HOSPITAL INFECTIONS CLERK-DATA INPUT BASED IN BONGANI HOSPITAL (WELKOM) (FIXED-TERM CONTRACT – UP UNTIL 29 SEPTEMBER 2014) (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE: (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: NICDCDC0315/001-01 Administers the receiving, capturing and distribution of all Cryptococcal screening lab results to ensure correct information is obtained and recorded and to facilitate the speedy processing of lab results in terms of service objectives. Key Job Responsibilities: ■Checks, captures and updates patient information from NICD’s COTHI surveillance and research projects into the appropriate project databaseFile case report forms (CRFs) for audit purposes as required by standard operating proceduresMaintains clean and accurate databases by accurately entering patient information and lab results details and performing quality checksVerifies suitability of lab results and CRFs submitted, and troubleshoots problems related to this according to standard operating procedures Compile reports, graphs, tables, spreadsheets to ensure completeness of the audit trail for all lab results and their correct allocation to laboratories and project databasesPrioritizes urgent lab results and case details for data entry, e.g. during outbreak investigationsResponsible for monitoring receipt of lab results and completeness of patient details provided, in order to improve turn-around time for surveillance feedback and responseHandles administrative and data queries and initiates generating, printing and faxing of reports in accordance to standard operating proceduresMaintains strict confidentiality of information collectedCommunicate with surveillance and clinical staff regarding queries related to lab results or case report forms.

Key Competency Requirements: Grade 12Basic Typing skillsData capturing skills Attention to detailTeam orientated  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Kgaugelo Mkwanazi@ (011) 386 6090  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

27 LIMPOPO AND MPUMALANGA REGION BUSINESS UNIT: LIMPOPO WEST PATHOLOGIST (BASED AT POLOKWANE LABORATORY) HISTOLOGYPATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY PACKAGE (R 984 912 to R1 345 459.00pa CTC) REF: LIMP-W 0415/001-01 (61002-001-1514) This is a joint appointment with the University of Limpopo To manage an Academic Laboratory, or major sub-component thereof, within the framework of an accredited quality system to ensure that the diagnostic output is delivered in accordance with the principles of good laboratory practice, to provide a professional consultative service to clinicians to promote appropriate and cost-effective utilisation of laboratory services so as to facilitate optimization of patient management as well as to foster an environment conducive to training and research.

Key Job Responsibilities: ■Responsible for committing to final opinion on challenging diagnostic patient investigations, and in the capacity of registrar/junior pathologist supervision, to ensure that comment is comprehensive by giving due consideration to the complexities of the case and incorporating current knowledge to ensure that the conclusion presented in the final laboratory report compatible with the clinical presentation ■Guide the selection of appropriate specialised investigations in the work-up of difficult and challenging cases in order to arrive at a definite diagnosis in the most cost effective manner ■Responsible for the appropriate allocation of specimens referred for second opinion to ensure that the cases are reviewed by the person with appropriate knowledge and experience for the pathology in question in order to provide the best possible expert opinion ■Interacts with clients at clinics and at clinic-pathological meetings to ensure that investigations requested and diagnosis proposed are appropriate and compatible with the clinical presentation to ensure optimisation of patient management ■Available to provide expert advice to all internal and external customers in order to resolve clinical and diagnostic queries and concerns in a professional and timely manner and responds to complaints about any aspect of the diagnostic service output in a professional and timely manner to promote sound customer relations ■Responsible for the financial, human resource and quality management of the laboratory or major subdivision thereof, in accordance with the rules, policies and procedures of the NHLS in order to ensure that all service obligations are fulfilled on time and meet or exceed prescribed quality standards ■Directly responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements and relevant legislation ■Manages “research & development” initiatives into potential new or enhanced technologies as well as to initiate the evaluation of commercially available reagents, tests and instrumentation and implement as appropriate, in order to ensure that the scope, quality, effectiveness and turnaround times of diagnostic pathology service output remain aligned with advances in the practice of medicine to satisfy clinicians needs as well as to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective utilisation of limited financial and manpower resources ■Contributes toward the development of comprehensive learning objectives and training programmes in order to guide the teaching and training of registrars to ensure that the required level of competence is attained, as well as undertaking regular assessments to determine readiness for examination to ensure qualification and specialist HPCSA registration with the prescribed time period ■Contributes to overall design of undergraduate curricula and or major sub- components thereof and responsible for compilation, delivery and evaluation for quality and appropriateness of content and effectiveness of teaching, in accordance with University requirements in order to ensure that the level of knowledge and skills transfer is satisfactory ■ Co-ordinates departmental Continuing Professional Development programmes to ensure that all medical and technical staff are informed of new developments with the practice of pathology and clinical medicine as appropriate, to enhance understanding of the principles of diagnostic techniques and to create an awareness of the relevance to patient care in order to provide a deeper meaning to routine laboratory work as well as to ensure compliance with HPCSA statutory requirements.

Key Competency Requirements: ■ FCPath and/or MMed or equivalent in relevant discipline ■Registration with HPCSA (as Pathologist in Anatomical Pathology) ■ Minimum 2 years’ post qualification experience as Pathologist ■Minimum 1 year experience of aspects of laboratory management ■ Strong leadership ■Good interpersonal skills ■ Organisational skills ■Computer literacy ■Good report writing ability ■Time management ■Statistical skills ■Ability to set up diagnostic tests on LCMS, GC and HPLC platforms.

28  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Mabatho Moshidi @ (015) 296 3910  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

29 BUSINESS UNIT: LIMPOPO WEST POLOKWANE LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST CYTOPATHOLOGY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: LIMP-W 0415/001-02 (61002-003-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive and analyze, prepare and stain specimens according to SOP ■Microscopic screening and reporting of gynaecological and non-gynaecological preparations within set turnaround time ■Microscopic screening of fine needle aspiration under supervision ■ Checks positive and problem cases including malignancy referred by screeners and to make recommendations on treatment ■Rapid re-screening and checking of gynaecological and non-gynaecological smears ■ Entering and authorization of results ■Prepare, screen and provide smear adequacy of radiological fine-needle aspiration smears at on-site areas as well recommendations for further management ■Participate in internal and external quality assurance programmes including correlation of Cytopathology and Histopathology ■Checks quality control of stained smears ■Participate in maintaining requirements for SANAS accreditation and total quality management system ■Participate in CPD activities ■Participate in training of students ■Adherence to all health and safety as well as good laboratory practice procedures ■Adherence to NHLS policies and implementation of SOP’s ■Knowledge of DisaLab system for monitoring and management of DisaLab reports and statistics and participation in research ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS ■Presentation of papers and posters at congress.

Key competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■Registration with the HPCSA in Cytotechnology ■ 2 or more years experience in working in Cytopathology ■Ability to work under pressure ■Ability to screen gynecological and non-gynecological work ■ Ability to work under pressure within the team ■ Good communication and interpersonal skills with colleagues and clients ■ Computer Skills, Knowledge of DisaLab system will be adventageous ■ Attention to detail ■Time management ■Maintaining confidentiality ■Ability to work under pressure within the team with minimal supervision.

POLOKWANE LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST HISTOPATHOLOGY (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: LIMP-W 0415/001-03 (61002-001-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive and analyze, prepare and stain specimens according to SOP ■Microscopic screening and reporting of gynaecological and non-gynaecological preparations within set turnaround time ■Microscopic screening of fine needle aspiration under supervision ■ Checks positive and problem cases including malignancy referred by screeners and to make recommendations on treatment ■Rapid re-screening and checking of gynaecological and non-gynaecological smears ■ Entering and authorization of results ■Prepare, screen and provide smear adequacy of radiological fine-needle aspiration smears at on-site areas as well recommendations for further management ■Participate in internal and external quality assurance programmes including correlation of Cytopathology and Histopathology ■Checks quality control of stained smears ■Participate in maintaining requirements for SANAS accreditation and total quality management system ■Participate in CPD activities ■Participate in training of students ■Adherence to all health and safety as well as good laboratory practice procedures ■Adherence to NHLS policies and implementation of SOP’s ■Knowledge of DisaLab system for monitoring and management of DisaLab reports and statistics and participation in research ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS ■Presentation of papers and posters at congress.

Key competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■Registration with the HPCSA in Cytotechnology ■ 2 or more years experience in working in Cytopathology ■Ability to work under pressure ■Ability to screen gynaecological and non-gynaecological work ■ Ability to work under pressure within the team ■ Good communication and interpersonal skills with colleagues and clients ■ Computer Skills, Knowledge of DisaLab system will be advantageous ■ Attention to detail ■Time management ■Maintaining confidentiality ■Ability to work under pressure within the team with minimal supervision.

30 PHLEBOTOMIST PHILADELPHIA LABORATORY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE C1) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R184 038.00pa) REF: LIMP-W 0415/001-04 (53560-001-8022) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Draw blood at various locations as required using safe and correct procedures ■ Observe the physical condition of patients during blood taking and apply sound nursing practices in order to ensure the safety and comfort of patients ■ Keep records of specimens collected and ensure that all patient details and clinical information are accurately recorded ■ Provide general nursing services as required, from time to time, such as emergency first aid, assisting with immunization and the administration of glucose tolerance tests ■ Check stock levels of all collection materials and order additional stock to ensure the availability of required materials at all times ■ Implement sound housekeeping procedures to ensure a safe working Environment in accordance with legislation and all safety protocols.

Key Competency Requirements: ■ Registered as a professional/staff nurse with the SANC/ Registered as a Phlebotomist with HPCSA ■ Sound Knowledge of all required phlebotomy and related nursing procedures ■ Time management, interpersonal and organizational skills ■ Keep abreast with a wide variety of tests, pre-requisites and appropriate consumables ■Ability to work under pressure ■ Ability to dealing with large volumes ■ Willingness to work independently without supervision ■ Ability to work within a team CLERK RECIEVING PHILADELPHIA LABORATORY (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: LIMP-W 0415/001-05 Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receives, labels and sorts specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures ■Verifies suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures ■Perform quick registration in accordance with standard operating procedures to facilitate rapid delivery of specimen to laboratory for processing ■Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail ■Handle administrative and incoming telephonic queries to facilitate good customer service ■Receipt and downloading of electronic referrals to correlate specimen received with information provided and follow up accordingly, in order to improve turnaround time ■Keep records of all dispatched referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by designated laboratory. Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 ■Computer literacy ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Attention to detail ■Communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure within a team and deal with high work volumes ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours and shifts. ■Candidates will be required to do a typing competency test  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Jeaneth Masibigiri @ (015) 296 3910  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

31 BUSINESS UNIT: LIMPOPO EAST MALAMULELE LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: LIMP-E 0415/001-01 (61220.001.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis , ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents ■ Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■ Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomes ■ To maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act ■ Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■ Verification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to source ■ Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■ Conduct research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services. It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■ Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■ Teach and train laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered. Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■ Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) ■Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Technically orientated ■ Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays MANKWENG LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: LIMP-E 0415/001-02 (62200-002-7014) Key Job responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■ Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■ Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment ■ Carry out all routine testing procedures ■ Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times ■ Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■ Training of students ■ Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development(CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■ Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Key competency Requirements: ■Qualified as Medical Technician ■Registered as Medical Technician ■Post- qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as Medical Technician ■ Experience in a laboratory environment ■ Knowledge of working on DISA ■ Operate instruments in the Laboratory ■ Communication skills ■ Interpersonal skills ■ Technically orientated ■ Team orientated ■ Attention to details ■ Willing to work unsociable hours, Public holidays and shifts ■ working under pressure.

32 TSHILIDZINI LABORATORY PHLEBOTOMIST RE-ADVERTISEMENT (PAY ZONE C1) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R184 038.00pa) REF: LIMP-E 0415/001-03 (61280-002-8022) Key Job responsibilities: ■ Draw blood at various locations as required using safe and correct procedures ■ Observe the physical condition of patients during blood taking and apply sound nursing practices in order to ensure the safety and comfort of patients ■ Keep records of specimens collected and ensure that all patient details and clinical information are accurately recorded ■ Provide general nursing services as required, from time to time, such as emergency first aid, assisting with immunization and the administration of glucose tolerance tests ■ Check stock levels of all collection materials and order additional stock to ensure the availability of required materials at all times ■ Implement sound housekeeping procedures to ensure a safe working Environment in accordance with legislation and all safety protocols.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Registered as a professional/staff nurse with the SANC/ Registered as a Phlebotomist with HPCSA ■ Sound Knowledge of all required phlebotomy and related nursing procedures ■ Time management, interpersonal and organizational skills ■ Keep abreast with a wide variety of tests, pre-requisites and appropriate consumables ■Ability to work under pressure ■ Ability to dealing with large volumes ■ Willingness to work independently without supervision ■ Ability to work within a team.  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Jeaneth Masibigiri @ (015) 296 3910  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

33 BUSINESS UNIT: MPUMALANGA MANAGER LABORATORY KWAMHLANGA LABORATORY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093.00pa – R270 853.00pa) REF: LIMP-M 0415/001-01 (71940-001-1113) ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■ Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Oversees asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory and take corrective action when required ■ Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory ■ Accountable for the implementation and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize the profitability of the lab ■ Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manages the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources ■ Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Trains and develops staff to ensure they have the skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Oversee the training of students for the internship and experiential programme to ensure comprehensive preparation of students for their exams ■ Oversees and implements safety working conditions and procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■ Performs the role of a medical technologist as required in accordance with operational needs.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma / Degree in Biomedical Technology ■Registration with the HPCSA in the appropriate category ■ Five(5) –Six (6) years post qualification and experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Assertiveness ■ Interpersonal skills ■Computer skills ■Basic understanding of finance and general management ■ Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■ Communication skills ■Analytical skill.

34 NELSPRUIT LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (X2 POSTS) CLINICAL PATHOLOGY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046 046.00pa) REF: LIMP-M 0415/001-02 (72200-003/001-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis , ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents ■ Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■ Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomes ■ To maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act ■ Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■ Verification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to source ■ Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■ Conduct research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services. It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■ Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■ Teach and train laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered. Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■ Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) ■Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Technically orientated ■ Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Nondumiso Mhlanga @ (015) 296 3910  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

35 FREE STATE AND NORTH WEST REGION BUSINESS UNIT: FREE STATE WELKOM LABORATORY HAEMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR LABORATORY (RE- ADVERTISEMENT) (PAYZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093.00pa – R270 853.00pa) REF: FSNW 0415/001-01 (32400-003-1133) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Supervises the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change of standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory service is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Supervise and monitor laboratory processes and maintain the technical laboratory service to ensure the accurate processing of specimens and reliable results ■ Participate in the management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce cost and ensure availability of stock at all times ■Assist in the generation of management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory service and take corrective action when required ■Liaise with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive of the organization and promote services of the NHLS ■ Implement and maintain the quality system that governs the laboratory service and components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■ Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize profitability of the section ■Assist in the planning and supervising the activities of staff to ensure they achieve performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources. ■ Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department /Laboratory to contribute to staff development and compliance with HPCSA requirements ■.Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■.Arrange the training of students for the internship and experiential programme to ensure comprehensive preparation of students for their exams ■.Implements safe working conditions and procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■ Performs the role of a medical technologist when required in accordance with operational needs.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Diploma /or Degree in Biomedical Technology ■Registered with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology/ Haematology ■Six (6) – Eight (8) years post qualification and experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■ Knowledge of laboratory processes and procedures ■Assertiveness ■Interpersonal skills ■ Computer skills ■ Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■ Communication skills ■ Analytical skills.

36 WELKOMLABORATORY CLINICAL PATHOLOGY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 416.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: FSNW 0415/001-02 (32400-015-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis , ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and media ■ Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■ Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomes ■ To maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act ■ Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■ Verification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timorously to source ■ Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■ Be concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services. ■It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■ Be concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■ Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) ■ Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Technically orientated ■ Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

37 BETHLEHEMLABORATORY CLINICAL PATHOLOGY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 416.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: FSNW 0415/001-03 (32700-006-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis , ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and media ■ Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■ Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomes ■ To maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act ■ Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■ Verification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timorously to source ■ Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■ Be concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services. ■It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■ Be concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■ Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) ■ Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Technically orientated ■ Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Nomusa Sithole @ (051) 444 9946 / 051 411 9948  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

38 RUSTENBURG LABORATORY HAEMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR LABORATORY (RE- ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093.00pa – R270 853.00pa) REF: FSNW 0415/001-04 (52302-003-1133) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Supervises the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change of standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory service is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Supervise and monitor laboratory processes and maintain the technical laboratory service to ensure the accurate processing of specimens and reliable results ■ Participate in the management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce cost and ensure availability of stock at all times ■Assist in the generation of management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory service and take corrective action when required ■Liaise with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive of the organization and promote services of the NHLS ■ Implement and maintain the quality system that governs the laboratory service and components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■ Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize profitability of the section ■Assist in the planning and supervising the activities of staff to ensure they achieve performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources. ■ Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department /Laboratory to contribute to staff development and compliance with HPCSA requirements ■.Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■.Arrange the training of students for the internship and experiential programme to ensure comprehensive preparation of students for their exams ■.Implements safe working conditions and procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■ Performs the role of a medical technologist when required in accordance with operational needs.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Diploma /or Degree in Biomedical Technology ■Registered with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology/ Haematology ■Six (6) – Eight (8) years post qualification and experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■ Knowledge of laboratory processes and procedures ■ Assertiveness ■Interpersonal skills ■ Computer skills ■ Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■ Communication skills ■ Analytical skills.

39 POTCHEFSTROOM LABORATORY CLINICAL PATHOLOGY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (X2 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 416.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: FSNW 0415/001-05 (51800-004-8014) (51800-003-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis , ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and media ■ Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements ■ Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomes ■ To maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS act ■ Conduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all times ■ Verification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timorously to source ■ Undertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problems ■ Be concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services. ■It may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholders ■ Be concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■ Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) ■ Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Technically orientated ■ Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

TSHEPONG LABORATORY PHLEBOTOMIST / PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN RE-ADVERTISEMENT (PAYZONE C1/ B4) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R184 038.00pa / R112 044.00 – R152 828.00pa) REF: FSNW0415/001-06 (51510-002-7015) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Draws blood at various locations as required using safe and correct proceduresObserves the physical condition of patients during blood taking and applies sound nursing practices in order to ensure the safety and comfort of patients Keeps records of specimens collected and ensures that all patient details and clinical information is accurately recorded Provides general nursing services as requiredChecks stock levels of all collection materials and orders additional stock to ensure the availability of required materials at all timesImplements sound housekeeping procedures to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with legislation and all safety protocols.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Registered as a professional or enrolled nurse with the S.A. Nursing Council / HPCSA2 years nursing and phlebotomy experience Sound knowledge of all required phlebotomy and related nursing procedures Time management ■Interpersonal skills ■Willingness to work unsociable hours and shifts, weekends and Public Holidays.

40 TSHEPONG CLERK LABORATORY (FIXED-TERM CONTRACT-12 MONTH) (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: FSNW0415/001-07(51510-003-7009) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Receive, label and specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures to standard operating procedures ■ Capture patient information onto the system and check the type of specimen against the test required ■ Verify suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures ■ Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail ■ Administer the distribution of specimens to ensure the correct and prioritized channelling of specimens to the various disciplines ■ Responsible for appropriate packaging, recording, monitoring and of all outgoing referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by the designated laboratory, processed and results posted timorously ■Receipt and downloading of electronic referrals to correlate specimen received with information provided and follow up accordingly, in order to improve turnaround time ■ Keep specimen request forms for audit purpose as required by standard operating procedures ■ Advice clinicians/nurses on type of samples and/or sample containers required to perform specific tests in order to prevent incorrect specimen collection ■ Handle administrative queries, phoning out of results out of results, initiate printing and faxing of reports in accordance with standard operating procedures ■Advice clinicians/ nurses on type of samples and/or samples containers required to perform specific tests in order to prevent incorrect specimen collection.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12(Typing as subject will be advantageous) ■One (1) – Two (2) Years in an appropriate laboratory environment ■Knowledge/Skills Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■ Communication skills ■Willing to work unsociable hours and shifts ■Ability to work under pressure within a team and deal with high work volumes ■Candidates will be required to do a typing competency test.

41 POTCHEFSTROOM CLERK LABORATORY (FIXED-TERM CONTRACT-12 MONTH) (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: FSNW0415/001-08(51800-005-7009) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, label and specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures to standard operating procedures■ Capture patient information onto the system and check the type of specimen against the test required ■ Verify suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures ■ Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail ■ Administer the distribution of specimens to ensure the correct and prioritized channelling of specimens to the various disciplines ■ Responsible for appropriate packaging, recording, monitoring and of all outgoing referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by the designated laboratory, processed and results posted timorously ■Receipt and downloading of electronic referrals to correlate specimen received with information provided and follow up accordingly, in order to improve turn around time ■ Keep specimen request forms for audit purpose as required by standard operating procedures ■ Advice clinicians/nurses on type of samples and/or sample containers required to perform specific tests in order to prevent incorrect specimen collection ■ Handle administrative queries, phoning out of results out of results, initiate printing and faxing of reports in accordance with standard operating procedures ■Advice clinicians/ nurses on type of samples and/or samples containers required to perform specific tests in order to prevent incorrect specimen collection Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12(Typing as subject will be advantageous) ■One (1) – Two (2) Years in an appropriate laboratory environment ■Knowledge/Skills Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■ Communication skills ■Willing to work unsociable hours and shifts ■Ability to work under pressure within a team and deal with high work volumes ■Candidates will be required to do a typing competency test.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Palesa Montsitsi @ (051) 411 9944  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

42 KZN REGION BUSINESS UNIT: ACADEMIC COMPLEX INKOSI ALBERT LUTHULI CENTRAL VIROLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPEND ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNIALCH0315/001-01 (81111.004.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology / Virology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientated Assertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

43 BUSINESS UNIT: ACADEMIC COMPLEX INKOSI ALBERT LUTHULI CENTRAL HAEMATOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: KZNIALCH0315/001-02 (81108.001.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■ Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment. ■ Carry out all routine testing procedures. ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times. ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Training of students. ■Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualification as a Medical Technician ■Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technician in Clinical Pathology / Haematology ■Post qualification experience as a Medical Technician in a diagnostic laboratory ■Computer literacy ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Working in a hazardous environment and being very safety conscious ■Willing to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays.

BUSINESS UNIT: ETHEKWINI SOUTH ADDINGTON LABORATORY (POSITION IS AT PRINCE CYRIL ZULU MICROSCOPY CENTRE) CLERK RECEIVING (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: KZNADD0315/001-01 (81420.007.5008) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receives, labels and sorts specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures ■Verifies suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures ■Perform quick registration in accordance with standard operating procedures to facilitate rapid delivery of specimen to laboratory for processing ■Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail ■Handle administrative and incoming telephonic queries to facilitate good customer service ■Receipt and downloading of electronic referrals to correlate specimen received with information provided and follow up accordingly, in order to improve turnaround time ■Keep records of all dispatched referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by designated laboratory. Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 ■Computer literacy ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Attention to detail ■Communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure within a team and deal with high work volumes ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours and shifts. ■Candidates will be required to do a typing competency test.

44 BUSINESS UNIT: ETHEKWINI SOUTH PORT SHEPSTONE LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: KZNPORT0315/001-02 (81540.003.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■ Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment. ■ Carry out all routine testing procedures. ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times. ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Training of students. ■Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualification as a Medical Technician ■Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technician in Clinical Pathology ■Post qualification experience as a Medical Technician in a diagnostic laboratory ■Computer literacy ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Working in a hazardous environment and being very safety conscious ■Willing to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays.

BUSINESS UNIT: ETHEKWINI SOUTH PRINCE MSHIYENI MEMORIAL LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPEND ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNPMMH0315/001-03 (81440.011.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■Relevant post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientated Assertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

45 BUSINESS UNIT: ETHEKWINI SOUTH PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: KZNPUB0315/001-04 (81406.003.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■ Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment. ■ Carry out all routine testing procedures. ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times. ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Training of students. ■Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualification as a Medical Technician ■Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technician in Clinical Pathology ■Post qualification experience as a Medical Technician in a diagnostic laboratory ■Computer literacy ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Working in a hazardous environment and being very safety conscious ■Willing to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays BUSINESS UNIT: INLAND CHURCH OF SCOTLAND LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (X2 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPEND ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNCOSH0315/001-01 (87700.002/005.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientated Assertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

46 LADYSMITH LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (X2 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPEND ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNLADY0315/001-02 (87000.003/005.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientated Assertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

47 BUSINESS UNIT: ZULULAND BENEDICTINE LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPEND ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNBEN0315/001-01 (83001.001.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientated Assertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

48 BUSINESS UNIT: ZULULAND DUMBE LABORATORY MANAGER (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE C2) SALARY RANGE (R165 382.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: KZNDUM0315/001-02 (83400.001.1113) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Oversee asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory and take corrective action when required ■Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory ■Accountable for the implementation and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the Department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize the profitability of the lab ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manages the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources ■Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Oversee and implements the Occupational Health and Safety to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Performs the role of Medical Technologist as required in accordance with operational needs. Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology in Clinical Pathology ■Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■Three (3) to Six (6) years post registration with HPCSA ■Communication, Interpersonal, Computer, Analytical and leadership skills ■ Basic knowledge of finance and general laboratory management ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Ability to work under pressure and dealing with high work volumes ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays

49 MBONGOLWANE LABORATORY MANAGER (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE C2) SALARY RANGE (R165 382.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: KZNMBON0315/001-03 (82400.001.9011) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Oversee asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory and take corrective action when required ■Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory ■Accountable for the implementation and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the Department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize the profitability of the lab ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manages the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources ■Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Oversee and implements the Occupational Health and Safety to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Performs the role of Medical Technologist as required in accordance with operational needs. Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology in Clinical Pathology ■Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■Three (3) to Six (6) years post registration with HPCSA ■Communication, Interpersonal, Computer, Analytical and leadership skills ■ Basic knowledge of finance and general laboratory management ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Ability to work under pressure and dealing with high work volumes ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays.

50 BUSINESS UNIT: ZULULAND NKONJENI LABORATORY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MANAGER (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093.00pa – R270 853.00pa) REF: KZNNKO0115/001-04 (83100.001.1113) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Oversee asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory and take corrective action when required ■Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory ■Accountable for the implementation and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the Department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize the profitability of the lab ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manages the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources ■Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Oversee and implements the Occupational Health and Safety to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Performs the role of Medical Technologist as required in accordance with operational needs. Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology in Clinical Pathology ■Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■Seven(6) to Eight (8) years post registration with HPCSA ■Communication, Interpersonal, Computer, Analytical and leadership skills ■ Basic knowledge of finance and general laboratory management ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Ability to work under pressure and dealing with high work volumes ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays

51 BUSINESS UNIT: ETHEKWINI NORTH CATHERINE BOOTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MANAGER (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093.00pa – R270 853.00pa) REF: KZNCBMH0115/001-01 (81680.001.9011) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Oversee asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory and take corrective action when required ■Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory ■Accountable for the implementation and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the Department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize the profitability of the lab ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manages the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources ■Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Oversee and implements the Occupational Health and Safety to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Performs the role of Medical Technologist as required in accordance with operational needs. Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology in Clinical Pathology ■Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■Seven(6) to Eight (8) years post registration with HPCSA ■Communication, Interpersonal, Computer, Analytical and leadership skills ■ Basic knowledge of finance and general laboratory management ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Ability to work under pressure and dealing with high work volumes ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays NGWELEZANE HOSPITAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: KZNNGW0315/001-02 (81640.015.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■ Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment. ■ Carry out all routine testing procedures. ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times. ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Training of students. ■Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualification as a Medical Technician ■Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technician in Clinical Pathology ■Post qualification experience as a Medical Technician in a diagnostic laboratory ■Computer literacy ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Working in a hazardous environment and being very safety conscious ■Willing to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays

52 BUSINESS UNIT: MIDLANDS GREYTOWN HOSPITAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST X2 POSTS (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNGYT0315/001-01 (86800.001/002.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■Relevant post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientatedAssertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

53 MANAGER BUSINESS (PAY ZONE D3) SALARY RANGE (R488 563.00pa – R636 353.00pa) REF: MIDL0315/001-02 (86990.001.1504) Key Job responsibilities: ■Conduct operational planning for the business unit to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, achievement of all required performance objectives and alignment of NHLS to the changing needs of customers and stakeholders ■ Monitors and oversees laboratory performance to ensure objectives are achieved in terms of turnaround times, cost containment, minimization of wastage, quality and customer service ■ Develop and manages laboratory managers to ensure they have the skills required by the organisation and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Responsible for human resources management to ensure optimal staff utilisation and maintenance of sound labour relation within the business unit ■ Responsible for the monitoring and overseeing the laboratory information system and other IT systems to ensure smooth operation of the business unit ■Liaises with customers and suppliers and manages client relationships in order to promote the services of the NHLS, ensure that the desired image of the organisation is maintained and achieve the highest level of customer service ■Responsible for the development, monitoring and control of an annual operational budget in order to ensure the most effective utilisation of resources, containment of costs within budgeted limits and achievement of revenue targets for all cost centres within the business unit ■ Oversee the management of procurement and stock control to ensure cost containment and compliance with procurement policies and procedures ■ Manages and monitors the delivery of total quality management to ensure achievement of NHLS standards and objectives and accreditation through SANAS ■Oversees the application of safety procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Oversee general management of contracts relating to equipment, security, cleaning, utilities, building maintenance etc. of business unit to ensure the delivery of cost effective services in line with the needs of the business.

Key competency Requirements: ■Registered as a medical technologist with HPCSA ■8 – 10 years relevant experience of which 3 to 5 should be in a management role ■Preferably a qualification in Business will be advantageous. Knowledge of financial management ■Strategic and general management skills ■Computer skills (Laboratory and ERP system) ■Team leadership Communication skills ■Interpersonal skills ■Negotiation skills Conflict resolution ■Attracting and retaining core staff ■To effectively market the value added of pathology services to hospital clients and administrators ■ Dwindling state health budgets ■Alignment of services to the needs and objectives of the Department of Health ■Staying abreast with market trends and being innovative in developing new approaches ■Conduct research to determine the most profitable location/ size of laboratories ■Restructuring and change processes in order to achieve cost efficiencies and improved service ■Geographical distances and lack of infrastructure within the branch which causes delays in turnaround times and communication.

54 BUSINESS UNIT: UMKHANYAKUDE HLABISA HOSPITAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (X2 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNHLA0315/001-01 (87820.001/005.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientatedAssertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

55 MOSVOLD HOSPITAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: KZNMOS0315/001-02 (87880.002.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■Technically orientatedAssertive ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■ Organisational skills ■Attention to detail ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

56 MOSVOLD HOSPITAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: KZNMOS0315/001-03 (87880.004.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■ Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment. ■ Carry out all routine testing procedures. ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times. ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Training of students. ■Participate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualification as a Medical Technician ■Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technician in Clinical Pathology ■Post qualification experience as a Medical Technician in a diagnostic laboratory ■Computer literacy ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Working in a hazardous environment and being very safety conscious ■Willing to work unsociable hours, shifts and public holidays  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Shaun Govender / Calvin Naidoo @ 031 327 6727 / 031 327 6728  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

57 WESTERN AND NORTHERN CAPE REGION BUSINESS UNIT: GROOTE SCHUUR TERTIARY CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: WCGSH 0215/001-01(12004.007.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology SMTLSA Board Exam Registered with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in the appropriate Discipline ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision

58 MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: WCGSH0215/001-01(12004.001.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical TechnologySMTLSA Board ExamRegistered with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in the appropriate Discipline ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision.  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Gomotsang Mogomane @ (021) 404 4100  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

59 BUSINESS UNIT: TYGERBERG TERTIARY VIROLOGY MEDICAL TECHNOLGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: COATY0315/001-01 (11008.001.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Virology ■ 5-10 years Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■Experience in final authorization of patient results ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Technically orientated ■Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Sound knowledge in all aspects of quality control- internal and external ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays.

60 MICROBIOLOGY MEDICAL TECHNOLGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: COATY0315/001-02 (11006.015.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Microbiology ■ 5-10 years Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■Experience in final authorization of patient results ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Technically orientated ■Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Sound knowledge in all aspects of quality control- internal and external ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Helen Matetoane @ (021) 938 4169  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

61 BUSINESS UNIT: WESTERN CAPE REGIONAL GREEN POINT COMPLEX TUBERCOLOSIS LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: COAGP0315/001-03 (14014.007.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology in (Microbiology/Clinical Pathology TB Technician) SMTLSA Board Exam ■Registered with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist (Microbiology /Clinical Pathology) ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist Experience in molecular techniques ■Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision.

MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: COAWC0215/001-04 (14014.005.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nursed deal with all routine enquires ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment ■ Carry out all routine testing procedures. ■ Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times. ■ Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures. ■Training of students. ■ Participate the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute and in compliance with HPCSA requirements. ■ Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as a Medical Technician ■Registered with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist ■Post qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as Medical Technician ■Experience in laboratory ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.■Team Orientated ■Prepared to work unsociable hours ■Working under minimum supervision ■Working under pressure

62 CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (X2 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: COAGP0315 (14001.013.8014) REF: COAGP0315 (14001.017.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Medical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology or Chemical Pathology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Good communication skills with colleagues and clients ■ Prepared to work under pressure within the team ■ Prepared to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends and public holidays (including call outs and night duty) ■ Experience working in a Clinical Pathology environment would be an advantage.

63 WORCESTER LABORATORY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MANAGER (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE D1) SALARY RANGE (R317 671.00pa – R413 767.00pa) REF: COAWC0115 (15600.001.1312) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Oversees asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimise stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory and take corrective action when required ■Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory complex. This includes participation in hospital interdisciplinary committees and training of new intern medical doctors on laboratory procedures and practise. ■Accountable for the implementation and maintenance of quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfilment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control cost and maximise the profitability of the laboratory ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manage the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilisation of available resources ■ Oversees the management of waste disposal in line with relevant laboratory procedures and legalisation. ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance. ■Plans and manages the activities to staff to ensure they achieve their performance. ■Trains develops and manage staff to ensure they have the skills required by the organisation and are able to achieve their performance objectives. ■Manage data integrity to facilitate completeness for billing of customers (e.g. Hospital, private and medical aid clients, referrals and foreign patients) and resolution of billing queries to ensure accurate, timeous and correct collection of monies owed.

Key Competency Requirements: ■ National Diploma ■3 year relevant diploma/degree and registration with the HPCSA in the appropriate category ■7-8 years post qualification and experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Assertiveness■ Interpersonal and computer skills ■Basic understanding of finance and general management ■Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■Communication skills ■Analytical skills ■Prepared to work unsociable hours

64 MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: COAWC0315 (15600.006.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Medical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology or Chemical Pathology ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Good communication skills with colleagues and clients ■ Prepared to work under pressure within the team ■ Prepared to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends and public holidays (including call outs and night duty) ■ Experience working in a Clinical Pathology environment would be an advantage.

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65 PAARL CLINICAL PATHOLOGY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: COAWC0315 (15100.005.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma (Biomedical Technology) in (Clinical Pathology) SMTLSA Board Exam Registered with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist (Clinical Pathology) ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Tena Karriem @ 021 417 9314  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

66 EASTERN CAPE REGION BUSINESS UNIT: NELSON MANDELA TERTIARY MICROBIOLOGY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EASNMH0215/002-02 Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■HPCSA Registration as a Medical Technologist in the Clinical Pathology ■SMTLSA Board Exam ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision. HISTOPATHOLOGY (WITHDRAWN) MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: EASNMH0115/07(23002-002-6014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■ Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintanance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment ■Carry out all routine testing procedures ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Disposes of specimens in accordance with standard operating procedures(SOPS) and legislation)■Training of students ■Participate in the delivery of continuing professional development(CPD)activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the occupational health and safety act. Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as Medical Technician ■Registered with HPCSA as a Medical Technician in the Histopathology category ■ Post- qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technician ■Experience in a laboratory environment ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detailCommunication, analytical and interpersonal skillsTeam orientated.

67 BUSINESS MANAGER (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERINCE) SALARY RANGE (R586 193.00pa – R763 517.00pa) REF: EASNMH0215/001-03(23090-001-1405) Key Responsibilities: ■Conduct operational planning for the business unit to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, achievement of all required performance objectives and alignment of NHLS to the changing needs of customers and stakeholders ■Monitors and oversees laboratory performance to ensure objectives are achieved in terms of turnaround times, cost containment, minimization of wastage, quality and customer service ■Develop and manages laboratory managers to ensure they have the skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Responsible for human resources management to ensure optimal staff utilization and maintenance of sound labour relation within the business ■Responsible for the monitoring and overseeing the laboratory information system and other IT systems to ensure smooth operation of the business unit ■Liaises with customers and suppliers and manages client relationships in order to promote the services of the NHLS, ensure that the desired image of the organization is maintained and achieve the level of customer service ■Responsible for the development, monitoring and control of an annual operational budget in order to ensure the most effective utilisation of resources containment of costs within budgeted limits and achievement of revenue targets for all cost centres within the business unit ■Oversee the management of procurement and stock control to ensure cost containment and compliance with procurement policies and procedures ■Manages and monitors the delivery of total quality management to ensure achievement of NHLS standards and objectives and accreditation through SANAS ■Oversees the application of safety procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Oversee general management of contracts relating to equipment, security, cleaning utilities, building maintains tec. of business unit to ensure the delivery of cost effective services in line with the needs of the business.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Registered as a Medical Technologist with HPCSA ■8 years relevant experience of which 3-5 years should be in a management role ■Knowledge of financial management ■Strategic and general management skills ■Computer skills(laboratory and ERP system ■Team leadership skills ■Interpersonal skills ■Negotiation skills ■Conflict resolution ■Attracting and retaining core staff ■To effectively market the value added of pathology services to hospital clients and administrators ■Dwindling state health budget ■Alignment of services to the needs and objectives of the Department of Health ■Staying abreast with market trends and being innovative in developing new approaches ■Conduct research to determine the most profitable location/size of laboratories ■Restructing and change processes in order to achieve cost efficiencies and improved service ■Geographical distances and lack of infrastructure within the branch causes delays in turnaround times and communication. THOSE THAT HAVE SUBMITTED THE CVs AND OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE BUSINESS MANAGER POSITION DO NOT HAVE TO RE-SUBMITT IT AGAIN.

68 BUSINESS UNIT: SOUTHERN TRANSKEI COFIMVABA (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) POST BASED IN COFIMVABA BUT ROVING IN SOUTHERN TRANSKEI BUSINESS UNIT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EAST1015/001-08(25000-002-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■HPCSA Registration as a Medical Technologist in the Clinical Pathology ■SMTLSA Board Exam ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision.

69 CANZIBE (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EASNMH0215/002-03 Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■HPCSA Registration as a Medical Technologist in the Clinical Pathology ■SMTLSA Board Exam ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision.

70 WILLOWVALE (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EASNMH0215/002-03 Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■HPCSA Registration as a Medical Technologist in the Clinical Pathology ■SMTLSA Board Exam ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision. ALL SAINTS CLERK (RECEIVING) (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: EASST0414/001-01(25060-001-5008) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receives, labels and sorts specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures. ■Verifies suitability of specimen for processing according to set standard operating procedures. ■Perform quick registration in accordance with standard operating procedure to facilitate rapid delivery of specimen to laboratory for processing ■Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail ■Handle administrative and incoming telephonic queries to facilitate good customer service. ■Receipt and downloading of electronic referrals to correlate specimen received with information provided and follow up accordingly, in order to improve turnaround time ■Keep records of all dispatched referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by designated laboratory.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Communication skills ■Candidates will be required to do a typing test with proven typing skills and 35 wpm

71 BUSINESS UNIT: NORTHERN TRANSKEI ST ELIZABETH (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EASNT0115/001-07(27400-004-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■HPCSA Registration as a Medical Technologist in the Clinical Pathology ■SMTLSA Board Exam ■Post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■Evaluated through CLPWorking knowledge of laboratory equipmentBasic computer skillsInterpersonal skillsOrganizational skillsKnowledge of principles of good laboratory practiceKnowledge of Accreditation principlesPrepared to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and shiftsWorking with pressure and under minimum supervision.  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Phumzile Mbilini @ (047) 502 4192  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

72 BUSINESS UNIT: BORDER SS GIDA MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF ECBR0315/001-001(24640-001-7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Receive , prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment ■Carry out all routine testing procedures ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Disposes of specimens in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPS) and legislation) ■ Training of students ■Participate in the delivery of continuing professional development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the occupational health and safety act. Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as Medical Technician ■Registered with HPCSA as a Medical Technician ■In Clinical Pathology category ■ Post- qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technician ■Experience in a laboratory environment ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Communication, analytical and interpersonal skills ■Team orientated.

GLEN GREY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF ECBR0315/001-02(24900.001.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Receive , prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testing ■Phone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiries ■Maintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipment ■Carry out all routine testing procedures ■Ensure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround times ■Adhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC procedures ■Disposes of specimens in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPS) and legislation) ■ Training of students ■Participate in the delivery of continuing professional development (CPD) activities within the department/laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Comply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the occupational health and safety act. Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as Medical Technician ■Registered with HPCSA as a Medical Technician ■In Clinical Pathology category ■ Post- qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technician ■Experience in a laboratory environment ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Technically orientated ■Attention to detail ■Communication, analytical and interpersonal skills ■Team orientated.

73 EAST LONDON LABORATORY HAEMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00 pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: ECBR0315-002-03 (22004.002.7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology■ Post –qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

74 MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (X3 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EBR0315/001-04(22006-015-8014) (22006.011.8014) (22006.007.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology ■Post qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

75 MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EBR0315/001-05(22006.006.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology■ Post –qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer,analytical,leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs..

76 QUEENSTOWN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: EBR0315/001-06(24600.001.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology■ Post qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer,analytical,leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs. LABORATORY SUPPORT DEPARTMENT MESSENGER (PAY ZONE A3) SALARY RANGE (R73 556.00pa – R96 349.00pa) REF: EBR0315/001-07-(22022.005.3003) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Collect specimens and deliver reports to the hospital wards according to test procedure to facilitate work flow and report delivery ■Sorts and distributes internal/courier mail in the receiving office to ensure correct delivery of mail to departments ■Take telephonic messages in the transport office to ensure operational standards and company image are maintained ■Duties in wash up and kitchen and issue of stock to clinics.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 10 ■No experience ■Interpersonal skills in dealing with clients ■Willing to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

77 LABORATORY SUPPORT CLERK DATA INPUT (X2 POSTS) (PAY ZONE B2) SALARY RANGE (R84 517.00pa – R110 718.00pa) REF: ECBR0315-001-08 (22022.005.4003) (22022.004.4003) Key Job Responsibilities: ■ Receives, labels and sorts specimens for testing according to standard operating procedures. ■Captures patient information onto the system and checks the type of specimen against the test required ■Verifies suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures ■Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to ensure completeness of audit trail ■Administers the distribution of specimens to ensure the correct and prioritised channelling of specimens to the various disciplines ■Responsible for appropriate packaging, recording, monitoring and of all outgoing referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by designated laboratory, processed and results returned timeously ■Receipt and downloading of electronic referrals to correlate specimen received with information provided and follow up accordingly, in order to improve turnaround time ■Keep specimen request forms for audit purposes as required by standard operating procedures ■Handle administrative queries, phoning out of results, initiate printing and faxing of reports in accordance with standard operating procedures ■Advises clinicians/nurses on type of samples and/or sample containers required to perform specific tests in order to prevent incorrect specimen collection. Key Competency Requirements: ■Grade 12 ■1-2 years in an appropriate laboratory environment ■Basic computer literacy ■Knowledge of laboratory information system ■Communication skills ■Attention to detail ■Team orientated ■Ability to work under pressure and dealing with high volumes of work ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs ■Candidates will be required to do a typing test with proven typing skills and 35 wpm.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on career  Enquiries may be directed to Promise Mncube @ (047) 502 4924  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

78 EAST LONDON HISTOLOGY PATHOLOGIST (X2 POSTS) ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) REF: ECBO0115/001-10 (21002.001.1514) (22002.001.1318) Key Job Responsibilities ■ Design, compile, review and lead delivery of undergraduate curricula and evaluate for quality and appropriateness of content and effectiveness of teaching in accordance with University requirements in order to ensure that the level of knowledge and skills transfer is appropriate for the degree/diploma against which students are registered ■Oversees selection of registrars and determines, reviews and regularly updates comprehensive learning objectives and training programmes in order to guide the teaching and training of registrars to ensure that basic minimum level of competence is attained to allow qualification and specialist HPCSA registration within the displine to ensure that both the professional aspiration of individuals, transformation targets of the NHLS and the healthcare needs of the country are addressed ■Select, guide, equip and empower young scientists to attain appropriate skills in relevant areas of research in order to addresses important research questions and to enhance the body of medical knowledge that may subsequently impact on national policy and improved healthcare provision ■Establish and promote Reasrch&Development into potential new or enhances technologist in order to improve the scope,quality,cost- effectiveness and turnaround times of diagnostic pathology service delivery within a setting of limited financial and human resources ■Design, evaluate,review,revise and approve research and/or clinical trial protocols to ensure that the methology is sound and departmental participation is appropriate to ensure that the research question is addressed in an adequate and efficient manner ■Solicit, administer and control funding to facilitate research in order to add value to the body of medical knowledge through publication in the medical and scientific literature, and to ensure delivery in accordance with procedures as prescribed by funding bodies in an ethical manner to ensure that the good-standing of the department is maintained thus enhancing future funding options and securing research continuity ■Champion capacity building and dissemination of knowledge through the development and promotion of Continuing Professional Development(CPD) activities within the department and throughout the organisation as appropriate, and by actively guiding policy development based on up-to-date knowledge and current accepted “Best Practice” including active participation in “Expert Commitees” ■Responsible for committing to final opinion on challenging diagnostic patient investigations, for directed referrals as well as in the capacity of registrar/junior pathologist supervision as required, to ensure that comment is comprehensive by giving due consideration to complexities of the case and incorporating current knowledge to ensure that the conclusion presented in the final laboratory report is compatible with the clinical presentation ■Oversee the provision of expert advice to all internal and external customers in order to resolve clinical and diagnostic queries and concerns in a professional and timely manner ■Accountable for the overall financial, human resource and totally quality management of the department in accordance with the rules, policies and procedures of both the University and the NHLS in order to ensure that all departmental obligations are fulfilled on time and meet the prescribed quality standards ■ Accountable for the design, development and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and fulfilment of SANAS accreditation requirements Promote good public relations to enhance the profile of the department amongst medical students, medical and allied medical professionals, professional bodies and the Department of Health and to establish links for collaboration as appropriate ■Adjudicate standards of competence of trainees within the discipline, or related fields, as requested by various examining bodies nationally in order ensure standardization and maintenance of minimum quality standards for qualification throughout the country.

Key Competency Requirements: ■MBBCh or equivalent medical degree ■MMed orFCPath(in specific discipline) or equivalent ■Registration with HPCSA as Pathologist(within discipline) Minimum 10 years postgraduate experience of which at least 6 years at senior level with demonstrable experience of managing a diagnostic laboratory ■Prior formal involvement in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at a tertiary academic institution ■Research experience as demonstrated by authorship of higher research degree having been attained ■Prior supervision of postgraduate research at the level of Masters degree or higher. ■Strong leadership ■Good Interpersonal Skills ■Organisational Skills ■Computer Literacy ■Good report writing ability ■Time management ■Presentation skills ■As this is a joint appointment, any criteria as laid down in the rules and procedures of the affiliated University will also need to be met.

79 DORA NGINZA PATHOLOGIST CLINICALPATHOLOGY/MICROBIOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) REF: ECBO0115/002-01 (24100.001.1414) Key Job Responsibilities ■ Design, compile, review and lead delivery of undergraduate curricula and evaluate for quality and appropriateness of content and effectiveness of teaching in accordance with University requirements in order to ensure that the level of knowledge and skills transfer is appropriate for the degree/diploma against which students are registered ■Oversees selection of registrars and determines, reviews and regularly updates comprehensive learning objectives and training programmes in order to guide the teaching and training of registrars to ensure that basic minimum level of competence is attained to allow qualification and specialist HPCSA registration within the displine to ensure that both the professional aspiration of individuals, transformation targets of the NHLS and the healthcare needs of the country are addressed ■Select, guide, equip and empower young scientists to attain appropriate skills in relevant areas of research in order to addresses important research questions and to enhance the body of medical knowledge that may subsequently impact on national policy and improved healthcare provision ■Establish and promote Reasrch&Development into potential new or enhances technologist in order to improve the scope, quality, cost- effectiveness and turnaround times of diagnostic pathology service delivery within a setting of limited financial and human resources ■Design, evaluate, review, revise and approve research and/or clinical trial protocols to ensure that the methology is sound and departmental participation is appropriate to ensure that the research question is addressed in an adequate and efficient manner ■Solicit, administer and control funding to facilitate research in order to add value to the body of medical knowledge through publication in the medical and scientific literature, and to ensure delivery in accordance with procedures as prescribed by funding bodies in an ethical manner to ensure that the good-standing of the department is maintained thus enhancing future funding options and securing research continuity ■Champion capacity building and dissemination of knowledge through the development and promotion of Continuing Professional Development(CPD) activities within the department and throughout the organisation as appropriate, and by actively guiding policy development based on up-to-date knowledge and current accepted “Best Practice” including active participation in “Expert Commitees” ■Responsible for committing to final opinion on challenging diagnostic patient investigations, for directed referrals as well as in the capacity of registrar/junior pathologist supervision as required, to ensure that comment is comprehensive by giving due consideration to complexities of the case and incorporating current knowledge to ensure that the conclusion presented in the final laboratory report is compatible with the clinical presentation ■Oversee the provision of expert advice to all internal and external customers in order to resolve clinical and diagnostic queries and concerns in a professional and timely manner ■Accountable for the overall financial, human resource and totally quality management of the department in accordance with the rules, policies and procedures of both the University and the NHLS in order to ensure that all departmental obligations are fulfilled on time and meet the prescribed quality standards ■ Accountable for the design, development and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and fulfilment of SANAS accreditation requirements Promote good public relations to enhance the profile of the department amongst medical students, medical and allied medical professionals, professional bodies and the Department of Health and to establish links for collaboration as appropriate ■Adjudicate standards of competence of trainees within the discipline, or related fields, as requested by various examining bodies nationally in order ensure standardization and maintenance of minimum quality standards for qualification throughout the country.

Key Competency Requirements: ■MBBCh or equivalent medical degree ■MMed orFCPath(in specific discipline) or equivalent ■Registration with HPCSA as Pathologist(within discipline) Minimum 10 years postgraduate experience of which at least 6 years at senior level with demonstrable experience of managing a diagnostic laboratory ■Prior formal involvement in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at a tertiary academic institution ■Research experience as demonstrated by authorship of higher research degree having been attained ■Prior supervision of postgraduate research at the level of Masters degree or higher. ■Strong leadership ■Good Interpersonal Skills ■Organisational Skills ■Computer Literacy ■Good report writing ability ■Time management ■Presentation skills ■As this is a joint appointment, any criteria as laid down in the rules and procedures of the affiliated University will also need to be met.

80 LIVINGSTONE PATHOLOGIST CLINICALPATHOLOGY/MICROBIOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) REF: ECBO0115/002-01(24001.001.1414) Key Job Responsibilities ■ Design, compile, review and lead delivery of undergraduate curricula and evaluate for quality and appropriateness of content and effectiveness of teaching in accordance with University requirements in order to ensure that the level of knowledge and skills transfer is appropriate for the degree/diploma against which students are registered ■Oversees selection of registrars and determines, reviews and regularly updates comprehensive learning objectives and training programmes in order to guide the teaching and training of registrars to ensure that basic minimum level of competence is attained to allow qualification and specialist HPCSA registration within the displine to ensure that both the professional aspiration of individuals, transformation targets of the NHLS and the healthcare needs of the country are addressed ■Select, guide, equip and empower young scientists to attain appropriate skills in relevant areas of research in order to addresses important research questions and to enhance the body of medical knowledge that may subsequently impact on national policy and improved healthcare provision ■Establish and promote Reasrch&Development into potential new or enhances technologist in order to improve the scope,quality,cost- effectiveness and turnaround times of diagnostic pathology service delivery within a setting of limited financial and human resources ■Design, evaluate,review,revise and approve research and/or clinical trial protocols to ensure that the methology is sound and departmental participation is appropriate to ensure that the research question is addressed in an adequate and efficient manner ■Solicit, administer and control funding to facilitate research in order to add value to the body of medical knowledge through publication in the medical and scientific literature, and to ensure delivery in accordance with procedures as prescribed by funding bodies in an ethical manner to ensure that the good-standing of the department is maintained thus enhancing future funding options and securing research continuity ■Champion capacity building and dissemination of knowledge through the development and promotion of Continuing Professional Development(CPD) activities within the department and throughout the organisation as appropriate, and by actively guiding policy development based on up-to-date knowledge and current accepted “Best Practice” including active participation in “Expert Commitees” ■Responsible for committing to final opinion on challenging diagnostic patient investigations, for directed referrals as well as in the capacity of registrar/junior pathologist supervision as required, to ensure that comment is comprehensive by giving due consideration to complexities of the case and incorporating current knowledge to ensure that the conclusion presented in the final laboratory report is compatible with the clinical presentation ■Oversee the provision of expert advice to all internal and external customers in order to resolve clinical and diagnostic queries and concerns in a professional and timely manner ■Accountable for the overall financial, human resource and totally quality management of the department in accordance with the rules, policies and procedures of both the University and the NHLS in order to ensure that all departmental obligations are fulfilled on time and meet the prescribed quality standards ■ Accountable for the design, development and maintenance of the quality system that governs the laboratory and service components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and fulfilment of SANAS accreditation requirements Promote good public relations to enhance the profile of the department amongst medical students, medical and allied medical professionals, professional bodies and the Department of Health and to establish links for collaboration as appropriate ■Adjudicate standards of competence of trainees within the discipline, or related fields, as requested by various examining bodies nationally in order ensure standardization and maintenance of minimum quality standards for qualification throughout the country.

Key Competency Requirements: ■MBBCh or equivalent medical degree ■MMed orFCPath(in specific discipline) or equivalent ■Registration with HPCSA as Pathologist(within discipline) Minimum 10 years postgraduate experience of which at least 6 years at senior level with demonstrable experience of managing a diagnostic laboratory ■Prior formal involvement in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at a tertiary academic institution ■Research experience as demonstrated by authorship of higher research degree having been attained ■Prior supervision of postgraduate research at the level of Masters degree or higher. ■Strong leadership ■Good Interpersonal Skills ■Organisational Skills ■Computer Literacy ■Good report writing ability ■Time management ■Presentation skills ■As this is a joint appointment, any criteria as laid down in the rules and procedures of the affiliated University will also need to be met.

81 GRAHAMSTOWN (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAYZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00 pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: ECIB0115/002-02(24300-002-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology■ Post qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer,analytical,leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

82 LIVINGSTONE CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00 pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: ECIB0115/002-03 (24001-001-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology ■ Post –qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer,analytical,leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

83 DORA NGINZA (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: ECIB0115/002-04 (24100.005.8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology■ Post qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

84 DORA NGINZA (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST VIROLOGY (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: ECIB0115/002-05(24108-002-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup/analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents Manage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements Ensure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesComply with policies, standard operating procedures and quality control of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety ActManage the sample collection, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes (SOP’s) and where applicable prepare reagents and media Conduct process and interpret tests in terms of SOP’s, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g. identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests: to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic servicesIt may also involve the undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology■ Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist as a Clinical Pathology■ Post –qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical Technologist ■ Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Technically oriented ■Assertive ■ Interpersonal computer, analytical, leadership and communication skills ■Attention to details ■ Reliable with a great sense of responsibility ■ Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■ Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays and call outs.  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on career  Enquiries may be directed to Promise Mncube @ (047) 502 4924  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

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