South African pathology and diagnostic firm, Lancet Laborataries, is inviting applications from unemployed young South Africans for its Student Phlebotomy Technician Learnerships available within its Gauteng, Limpopo, North West and Mpumalanga operations. These learnership positions are open to South Africans with a Grade 12 / Matric certificate with English, Mathematics and Biology and it’s objective is to develop learner competence (i.e. broad knowledge, skills and values) in performing phlebotomy techniques within a medical pathology environment.
A Phlebotomy Technician is trained to draw blood and collect specimens from patient or donors.
Phlebotomy learners attend structured learning programmes including theory and practical training.
After successful completion of the 24 month training programme and the HPCSA board examination, the learner will be able to register with the HPCSA as a qualified Phlebotomy Technician enabling them to be employed in Medical pathology laboratories and blood donation organisations.
- Attends formal training programme including lectures, practical training and submission of assignments.
- Writing of Health Professions Council (HPCSA) board examination.
- Meet contractual obligations of Learnership appointment.
- Collection of venous and capillary blood and non-blood specimens for medical and blood donation purposes.
- Implements sound housekeeping procedures in accordance with relevant legislation and all safety protocols.
- Represents the organisation by applying the principles of customer care.
What are the requirements?
For candidates to be considered, they should meet the following minimum requirements:
- Grade 12 with English, Mathematics and Biology D symbol;
- ADVANTAGE: Though NOT a minimum requirement, a BSc degree will save as an added advantage
- Have ZERO years experience (persons with 1 year or less experience may apply);
- Computer literate
- Knowledge of phlebotomy procedures and processes
How to apply?
To apply for the Lancet Laboratories 2022 Student Phlebotomy Technician Learnership in Gauteng, Limpopo, North West and Mpumalanga CLICK HERE
Closing date: 11 August 2021 at 12pm
***Learners are to make their own arrangements with regards to accommodation, transport and food.
Learners will be required to work a 42.5 hour week. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a pre-assessment.