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National Manager: Quality Assurance (health/laboratory Services), Johannesburg

Last update 2024-06-13
Expires 2024-06-12
ID #2105143972
National Manager: Quality Assurance (health/laboratory Services), Johannesburg
South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Modified April 6, 2024


Key Job Responsibilities:
1. Oversee the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance (QA) programmes to support laboratories in achieving optimal performance standards.
2. Provide guidance on selecting subscriptions to national and international External Quality Assessment (EQA) schemes, ensuring cost-effectiveness and exploring alternative options when feasible.
3. Coordinate regular technical audits for designated laboratories to ensure compliance with quality requirements and SANAS Accreditation standards.
4. Manage the national database of standard operating procedures and laboratory users, ensuring consistency of standards and promoting best practices. Drive the implementation of the QPulse Quality Management System across all divisions.
5. Offer advice and support for SANAS accreditation and quality audits, leveraging organizational expertise to transfer knowledge and skills.
6. Lead a health technology assessment unit to evaluate new technologies for suitability in the organization and the South African context. Review supplier evaluations to ensure compliance with relevant standards and good corporate governance.
7. Develop National Quality Assurance guidelines to ensure consistent delivery of high-quality laboratory services.
8. Evaluate and approve products and suppliers, collaborating with the procurement division to ensure quality assurance and reliability.
9. Review and develop new Proficiency Testing Schemes as needed to meet requirements.
10. Assess and make recommendations for changes to QA rules as needed by the Board.

Minimum requirements & Key Competency:
Postgraduate Qualification in Health Sciences.
Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Technologist/Scientist/Pathology.
SANAS Audit Training Certification (Desirable).
8 years Laboratory Accreditation experience and Quality Management.
5 years Managerial exprience.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: National manager: quality assurance (health/laboratory services)

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