Molecular Laboratory Scientist (COVID-19 Experience) at a Lifestyle Hospital – Sigma Consulting Group

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Sigma Consulting Group - Our client, a lifestyle Hospital located in Victoria Island, Lagos State is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Molecular Laboratory Scientist (COVID-19 Experience)

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Process biological samples for testing, including tissue, blood, urine, spinal fluid, and gastric juices according to SOP; check for proper patient identification and for correct requisition.
  • Perform laboratory procedures following SOPs, including nucleic acid extraction from pathogenic cultures, RT-PCR and qPCR analyses
  • Answer inbound calls and respond to client requests according to SOP; provide verbal results, specimen requirements, and CPT codes; send results; triage technical questions to appropriate personnel.
  • Summarizing results and reporting findings in electronic format to referring physicians and medical specialists, as well as collaborating on patient care.
  • Place outbound calls to clients with STAT results and Critical Values.
  • Place outbound calls to clients to obtain complete patient demographics and specimen information.
  • Monitor reagents for expiration dates, preparation dates, inventory, and aliquot or prepare as needed.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance for the development and/or update of national policies and strategies on the diagnosis of COVID-19 including sample collection, handling, and testing strategies
  • Conduct training and supervise laboratory persons involved in COVID-19 testing
  • Provide technical support for the strengthening of laboratory capacity and expanding access to molecular biology tests for COVID-19
  • Adhering to best practices in medical laboratory sciences and keeping up with advancements in the field.


  • B.Sc / M.Sc / Ph.D Degree with a focus on Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, Molecular Biology / Microbiology.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional laboratory experience in molecular techniques.
  • MLSCN certified with a valid practicing license.
  • Proven experience working with COVID-19 related cases or in a COVID-19 center or unit.
  • Proficiency in electronic health record management systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Exceptional ability in summarizing and reporting test results.
  • Extensive experience in collaborating with healthcare providers and specialists.
  • Knowledge of best practices and advancements in the field of laboratory sciences.

N200,000 monthly

Application Closing Date
23rd June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online