Sunday , February 25 2024

Pathcare Vacancies – Quality Assurance Manager

Website PathCare

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced individual who has extensive knowledge/experience of ISO standards with a proven track record of overseeing and managing a team of technical and administrative staff within a similar environment. This individual’s track record must include motivating and engaging employees, responding to service delivery needs within this location and positively interacting with stakeholders at all levels.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Foster a quality culture in the PathCare environment.
  • Manage the QA division and its staff
  • Develop and implement an effective internal audit programme according to relevant ISO standards.
  • Manage accreditation status of all laboratories within the PathCare Group.
  • Develop and implement effective SOP’s, QA Policies and related systems.
  • Identify areas for improvement of systems, focused on lean concepts and reduction of waste.
  • Lead the QA division in alignment with PathCare strategy and values.
  • Ensure effective compliance to relevant legislation/ accreditation requirements Nationally and Internationally.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to proactively and positively influence and motivate staff, evoking a sense of purpose, effectively lead change management and focus on team building and conflict management
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and display resilience and tenacity in challenging situations
  • Ability to optimise processes to achieve maximum efficiencies through innovative thinking and proactive problem-solving
  • Current registration with the HPCSA
  • Extensive experience in writing SOP’s
  • Presentation skills
  • Must ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ line management experience at laboratory manager level with direct reports (e.g. people, processes, financial systems and control)
  • Effective verbal and electronic communication skills (including report writing)
  • Experience in technical procedure implementation
  • Advanced interpersonal relations and conflict resolution skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Experience as an external auditor will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of ISO 15189 standard, ISO/IEC 17025 standard, Occupational Health and Safety Act of South Africa, OHSAS 18001 and SANAS requirements
  • Experience in auditing technique
  • Effective decision-making, planning and project management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of developing and implementing ISO standards i.e. Quality Assurance/Quality Control mechanisms, Quality Management systems and Lean principles
  • Experience in managing and delivering Quality Assurance processes
  • Pathology laboratory
  • Excellent attention to detail

Job Details:

Company: PathCare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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