Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a healthcare scientist - clinical biochemistry.

A Healthcare Scientist - Clinical Biochemistry is responsible for analyzing samples taken from patient's urine, blood, and other bodily fluids to help with the diagnosis, interpreting, management and treatment of diseases. This post is a lab-based medical professional mostly used in the hospitals.

The major responsibilities of this position include planning and organizing work in clinical biochemistry laboratories, carrying out analysis on specimens of body fluids and tissues, performing clinical validation by checking abnormal results and deciding if further tests are necessary, auditing the use and diagnostic performance of tests, identifying and resolving any poor analytical performance problems, developing new as well as existing tests which can involve significant manual expertise, writing reports and funding bids, devising and conducting basic or applied research.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Pick up new duties as a way of learning and improving oneself

Improve on time management to be able to complete the assigned work on time.

[employee comments goal]

Learn more linguistic languages so that I can write contents that can be read by different nationalities.

Check my writing before presenting it to remove the various writing errors such as improper grammar.

[employee comments goal]

Use different frames and strive to come up with independent decisions for each frame

Help teams at work learn how to effectively navigate through the sticky decision-related issues they encounter

[employee comments goal]

Dress the part to create an initial impression of confidence and success

Inspire and motivate others to perform their best starting with their grooming

[employee comments goal]

Accomplish all the goals set as a group to encourage teamwork spirit

Do not overlook anything that may compromise the team work spirit

[employee comments goal]

Take a deep breath or pause whenever faced with a difficult situation in order to change one's way of thinking

Schedule more time for things that help one feel fresh in the mind such as taking a walk or watching one's favorite TV show

[employee comments goal]

See the big picture on personal and company goals in order to work hard to achieve success

Focus on high-priority actions and try as much as possible not to get distracted by low-priority actions

[employee comments goal]

Develop personal standards; learn to regulate and correct own behavior whenever one gets out of track

Be fully committed to doing whatever it takes to accomplish own goals no matter what challenges one may find along the way

[employee comments goal]

Show more willingness to discourage harassment, bullying, and abrasive behavior

Encourage implementation of effective strategies that can attract a more diverse pool of applicants for vacant positions

[employee comments goal]

Constantly use data reduction and synthesis methods to understand the patterns in data

Adopts technologies that assist in getting solutions and search for different approaches to a situation or problem

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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