Amref Health Africa Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Main purpose of the job

  • Coordinates sampling of remnant VL samples, packages and ships samples to the KEMRI Kisumu HIVResearch Laboratory for testing.

  • **Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Develop sample shipment SOP;

    • Sample the remnant VL plasma samples, label and ship as per the study protocol;

    • Document and maintain the shipment logs and manifest;

    • Document all problems encountered with samples, take necessary immediate action, forward them for further action;

    • Observe GCP/GCLP to ensure quality work is attained;

    • Ensure adequate stocks of reagents and other consumables are available, and track usage;

    • Maintain laboratory QC/QA in the performance of assigned duties; and

    • Ensure proper operational procedures, laboratory safety precautions and waste management procedures are maintained and adhered to in the laboratory

    Required qualifications:

    • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences as a minimum

    • Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB)

    • Current KMLTTB practicing license

    Desired experience, skills and competencies:

    • At least 1 year experience directly related to the
    duties and responsibilities specified

    • Experience with sample export and shipment;

    • Skills in sampling of blood and blood products

    • Good clinical and laboratory practices training (GCLP);

    • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards;

    • Knowledge of planning and scheduling;

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

    • Ability to understand and apply laboratory research procedures and protocols;

    • ICT proficient including analytical programmes and database applications

    • Knowledge of Laboratory data and inventory management

    • Ability to evaluate, verify, and edit research data.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Amref Health Africa Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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