National Health Laboratory Service - Laboratory Clerk - 20 positions

National Health Laboratory Service – Laboratory Clerk – 20 positions

Position: Laboratory Clerk X20

Contract: Fixed Term Contract – 12 Months

Pay Grade: B2

Reference Number: KZNCOVID-19/003-01 (ETHEKWINI)

Location: Ethekwini (KZN REGION)

Main Purpose of the job

Responsible for the receiving, capturing and distribution of all specimens to ensure correct information is obtained and recorded and to facilitate the speedy processing of specimens in terms of service objectives.

  • Verifies the suitability of specimens for processing and rejects unsuitable samples
  • Captures patients information into the system
  • Administers the distribution of samples to ensure smooth channeling of specimen
  • Keeps specimens request forms for audit purpose
  • And other duties(not limited to the above)



-1 (One) year of clerical experience

-1 (one) year laboratory (Desirable)

– Knowledge of laboratory information system

– General administration knowledge

-Computer skills

-Good communication(verbal, written, presentation)

-Ability to work independently and collaboration

-Willing to work unsociable hours (weekends, shift, public holidays, nights and call out)

How to apply

  • E-mail application to
  • Enquires may be directed to Promise Mncube @ 031 327 6768
  • Please indicate the reference number of the post
  • Reference, ITC and Criminal will be conducted


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