Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Junior / Medical Technologist (Microbiology) – 1 year contract – (1866BR)

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Job Description:

You will perform a wide variety of diagnostic tests on patient specimens and report results of the tests according to established protocols in the Microbiology Section of the Department of Laboratory Medicine (DLM) in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) to help clinicians diagnose, treat diseases, and monitor therapy.

Test includes but not limited to AFB smear reading and processing, T-spot, Quantiferon, Serology and GeneXpert tests.

You will also perform receiving and sorting of specimens, assessing suitability of specimens for testing, data entry of test requests, and rejection of specimens that are unsuitable for testing.

You will participate in quality assurance and quality control programmes in the Section, assists in providing on-the-bench training for new staff and attachment students, assists in initiatives to review and improve processes within the Section to achieve organisational goals, and supports the Section Leader in operational and administrative matters.
Job Requirements:
  • Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Technology, Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, or any other equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates with Diploma in Biomedical Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Technology, Biotechnology, Life Sciences or any other equivalent qualification may be considered for the position of Junior Medical Technologist.
  • Possesses good organisation, coordination, communication, and computer skills.
  • Able to work 3-rotating-shift work patterns, including staggered and extended working hours, and coverage after hours and on weekends and public holidays to meet the needs of the department and hospital.
  • Exhibits high adaptability with an open mind and be receptive in learning new skill sets and performing new task.


Job Summary

Entry level Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree
Tan Tock Seng Hospital


TTSH is one of Singapore’s largest multi-disciplinary hospitals with more than 174 years of pioneering medical care and development. The hospital has 45 clinical and allied health departments, 16 specialist centres. It also has three institutes that are spearheading care, research and innovations in geriatric medicine, infectious diseases and ophthalmology. Powered by more than 8,000 healthcare staff, TTSH sees over 2,500 patients at its specialist clinics and some 460 patients at its emergency department every day. TTSH is part of the National Healthcare Group, providing holistic and integrated patient care.  With a strong quality culture steeped in patient safety, TTSH constantly challenges itself to provide faster, better, cheaper and safer care for patients. To achieve this, the hospital keeps abreast and believes in investing in its staff, facilities, medical technology and system improvements. More information is available at www.ttshhr.com

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