Laboratory Manager at Heartitudes Health Foundation

Posted on: Tue 14-05-2024

Heartitudes Foundation is a charitable NGO that is domiciled in Owerri, Imo state. It is birthed out of a need to truly help humanity. The Heartitudes Foundation reaches out to help those who are truly in need of help, especially in the areas of health and medical care. It has achieved a lot in the areas of promoting and improving healthy living standards, footing the medical bills of those who need it and rehabilitating patients back into the larger society.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Manager

Location: Owerri, Imo

Job type: Full-time

Position Overview

  • As the Laboratory Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing all aspects of laboratory operations, ensuring the delivery of accurate and timely test results while maintaining compliance with regulatory standards and quality assurance protocols.
  • You will lead a team of laboratory professionals, manage laboratory resources, and drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and quality.
  • This position offers an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team in a state-of-the-art laboratory facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the laboratory, including scheduling, staffing, and workflow management.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, including CLIA, CAP, and other applicable accreditation standards.
  • Develop and implement quality assurance and quality control processes to maintain the accuracy and reliability of test results.
  • Oversee the procurement and maintenance of laboratory equipment, instruments, and supplies.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to laboratory staff, fostering a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and continuous learning.
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers, clinicians, and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication and coordination of laboratory services.
  • Monitor and analyze laboratory performance metrics, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions as needed.


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related field.
  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or equivalent certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in laboratory management, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Strong understanding of laboratory operations, regulatory requirements, and quality management principles.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in laboratory information systems (LIS) and other relevant software applications
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe work environment and upholding ethical standards.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume / CV and a brief Statement outlining their interest to: [email protected] CC: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.