Description

SAHEED AKINTUNDE BASIRU

Bournemouth, Dorset BH8 8UA | 07884690354 virtuetunde@yahoo.com
Summary
I am a dedicated Biomedical (Medical Laboratory ) scientist who is well-versed in Medical Laboratory protocols with up to 10 years work experience with full registration with Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN), Nigeria ( an equivalent regulatory body to HCPC for Biomedical Scientists in Nigeria ) and I am a registered Associate Member of Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) , United Kingdom . I am an excellent multitasker with good communication and problem- solving abilities.
Experience
 Job Title : Covid-19 Tester/Swabber (Temporary / Locum)
Organisation : WE Solution
Period : August – Till Date 2021
Responsibility : Collection of Swab sample for PCR Testing and Lateral flow testing

 Job Title : Covid-19 Tester
Organisation : Boots UK
Period : June 2021 – August 2021
Responsibility : Collection of Swab sample for PCR Testing and Lateral flow testing

 

 Job Title : Medical Laboratory Assistant
Organisation : Pathology Lab, Nuffield Health Hospital, Bournemouth
Period : April 2021 – May 2021
Responsibility :
• Health screening using Haematology (Sysmex ) and biochemistry (Fujifilm) Automated machines.
• Keeping patients’ samples organised and accurate by storing them in order and labelling them with important category information.
• Registering and processing of samples/specimens for referrals by using Winpath

 Job Title : Senior Medical Laboratory Scientist ( Unit-Head)
Organisation : Royal Health Hospital , Iwo, Nigeria
January 2019 to January 2021
Responsibility :
• Preparation of Reagent and Conducting medical diagnostic tests/procedures on patients’ samples/specimens using both manual and automated analyzer (Haematology and Chemistry Analyzers) machines methods.
• Management of general laboratory inventory and stocks for diagnostic materials, reagents and other laboratory consumables.
• Laboratory equipment care and maintenance
• Quality Control/Quality Assurance procedures in the laboratory.
• Collection and preparation of patients’ specimen for analyses.
• Data compilation, Records keeping and responsible for supply chain delivery for the Laboratory commodities.
• Undertaking supervisory/managerial duties and responsible for the training/teaching of Interns, and students posted to the unit.
• Provided excellent leadership skills to maintain steady and productive operations.

 Job Title : Senior Medical Laboratory Scientist
 Organsation : Adarmz Mole Medical Diagnostic LTD , Lagos, Nigeria
 Period : August 2015 to January 2019
 Responsibility :
• .Coordination of daily operations and activities of the Medical Laboratory Unit.
• Preparation of Reagent, Samples filing and Conducting medical diagnostic tests/procedures on patients’ samples/specimens using both manual and automated methods (Haematology and Chemistry Analyzers) .
• Promotion of effective working relationships and works effectively as part of the unit and between different units in the centre to facilitate the unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
• Assisted employee payroll processes by tracking attendance logs and expense monitoring.
• Provided excellent leadership skills to maintain steady and productive operations

 Job Title : Medical Laboratory Scientist
 Organisation : Akinwumi Comprehensive Medical Laboratory Centre , Iwo, Nigeria .
 Period : August 2010 to July 2015
 Responsibility:
• Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
• Applied knowledge of microbiology, chemistry , histopathology, haematology and blood transfusion science daily.
• Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
• Kept all patient’s information properly secured and confidential.
• Utilized manual and automated methods to study samples of tissue, blood and urine for specific chemical components.
• Kept samples organised and accurate by storing in order and labelling with important category information.
• Prepared and stained microscopic specimens for analysis
• Followed strict protocols on blood banking to ensure safety for transfusions.
GENERAL SKILLS

• Excellent Customer Service
• Good Communication skill
• Excellent ability to pay attention to details
• Very Patient and Compassionate
• Good record-keeping
Education
 Bachelor of Science: Medical Laboratory Science 2010
Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria

 Certificate: Epidemiology of Global Health 2018
University of Washington Washington, Washington

 Certificate – : Laboratory leadership and Management 2016
US Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention Nigeria Office, Nigeria

 Certificate in Phlebotomy: Phlebotomy 2019
Royal College of Public Health Technology Iwo, Nigeria

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
 Associate Member I Medical Laboratory Science Council Of Nigeria 2012
 Associate Member I Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), UK 2021