IDI Makerere Laboratory Technician - Processing Jobs in Uganda

IDI Makerere Laboratory Technician - Processing Jobs in Uganda

General Summary

  • Provides data entry and processing support. Works in the Data Entry and Processing areas to ensure that the samples received, processed have the accompanying Lab requisitions entered in a timely manner. Follow Good Laboratory Practices and quality requirements of the CoreLab.

    Key Responsibilities


  • Performs processing of laboratory samples according to current protocols, procedures and quality assurance requirements.

  • Performs freezer sample storage and retrieval according to current protocols.

  • Performs reagent preparation and equipment maintenance according to training and assignment.

  • Maintains a high level of precision and accuracy for all work performed.

  • Supports QIP program.

  • Responds to technical and logistical problems encountered in the laboratory in a timely and appropriate manner.

  • Provides input as required for updating laboratory procedures and procedure manuals.

  • Prepares lab samples for shipment as needed.

  • Meets or exceeds continuing education requirements for position.

    Data Entry

  • Performs data entry of requisitions, results and storage requirements.

  • Files laboratory source documents.

  • Provides electronic transfer of data as needed.

    Lab Computer System

  • Performs daily and weekly back-up of laboratory data on LIS (Oracle).

  • Works with LDMS as needed.


  • Follows all laboratory procedures including safety guidelines, the use of personal protective equipment and awareness of blood-borne pathogens.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

    Person Specification


  • A Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology of two-three
    years of related Medical Laboratory Technology training

  • Certification/registration eligible as a Medical Lab Technician is required.

  • One year working experience is preferred. Computer literacy with working knowledge of MS Office Software (such as Word, Excel, Power Point…etc) is an added advantage.


  • Meets or exceeds continuing education requirements for position.

  • Demonstrates a cooperative attitude in relationships with co-workers and other personnel.

  • Meets or exceeds quality assurance levels of the laboratory and collaboration.

  • Maintains confidentiality of patients, patient results and project operations.

  • Serves as an effective representative to physicians, nurses, counsellors and visitors in a courteous and empathic manner.

  • Follows laboratory and collaboration policies.

  • Uses all facilities and supplies with care and in a cost-effective manner.

  • Assist or carry out other duties as assigned by your direct supervisor or laboratory management.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IDI Makerere Laboratory Technician - Processing Jobs in Uganda

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