11 January 2021

PathCare Entry Level Student Laboratory Assistant 2021

Closing date: Tuesday, 19th January 2021 at 17h00

Location: Goodwood

Description: The PathCare Academy invites graduates to apply for the Student Laboratory Assistant programme commencing in 2021.  

This role is for responsible and respectful individuals who possess a well developed work ethic and who are responsive to customer needs.

This is an entry level programme aimed at school leavers who are interested in training in a laboratory environment. Placement will be at various PathCare locations across South Africa.

About

PathCare is a partnership of pathologists in private practice across South Africa that has been assisting doctors and healthcare professionals determine or confirm diagnoses since 1922. We are registered with the HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa) and all our laboratories are SANAS accredited.

KEY COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 12 pass with Biology/Life Science minimum 40%, level 3 or E pass or Primary Health NCV level 4 with Human Body and Mind minimum 60%
  • Read, write and speak English fluently
  • Read, write and understand basic Afrikaans
  • Work effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and study rigorously
  • Possess a well developed work ethic
  • Willing to process blood and body products
  • Ability to provide excellent service and be responsive to customer needs
  • Willingness to work shifts and after hours as required

SELECTION PROCESS

The competitive selection process will include:

  • Screening of applications and academic results
  • Selected candidates will be shortlisted and invited to undergo online proficiency tests
  • Highest scoring candidates on the above will be invited to attend panel interviews

It is specifically brought to the attention of interested persons that only those candidates who meet the criteria, fully comply with the application instructions, score the highest in the competitive testing and interview processes, and who are deemed most suitable will be selected.

Theoretical training will take place at the PathCare Academy in Goodwood or in Pretoria and practical training will take place at various PathCare laboratories nationally.

Individuals who meet the criteria and are interested in applying for a place on this programme should click on the link below and complete the application form.