Bio-Chemist in Lagos, Nigeria

at MegaStar Consult

Industry
Hospital & Health Care
Specialization
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
HND
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Clinical biochemists are responsible for testing patient samples and interpreting the results for medical staff. They work as part of a hospital medical team that is responsible for investigating and diagnosing patient illnesses.

Responsibilities

Most of their time is spent in the laboratory analysing specimens of blood, tissues or urine using computer-aided and automated testing procedures. Other responsibilities include:

  • designing experiments to test theories about how chemicals function in the body
  • investigating abnormal biochemical conditions
  • analysing chemicals in the body, using techniques such as gel electrophoresis and amino acid assay
  • working closely with other scientists including chemists, pharmacologists and toxicologists
  • keeping up to date with scientific literature connected with their work
  • writing reports of findings
  • applying for funding
  • presenting findings at biochemistry meetings

Some evening and on-call work will be necessary. Part-time work is an option.

Requirements

Interested candidates must have a minimum of Hnd/Bsc. in Bio-Chemistry from a reputable higher institution.

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