IRC Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

IRC Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • The Laboratory Technologist will actively contribute in the improvement of quality of care by ensuring quality laboratory services are delivered to the beneficiaries.

  • He/she will be supervising all laboratory assistants and will capacity build them through laboratory assistants training and on bench trainings.

  • He/She will be answerable to Senior Laboratory Technologist.

    Program Management

  • Perform Laboratory investigations as per clinician’s request and ensure accurate, reliable and timely results.

  • Maintain order and smooth flow of patients.

  • Supervise the Kenyan and refugee incentive staff.

  • Participate in in-service training and regular on bench refresher courses for Kenyan and refugee staff.

  • Ensure that all relevant records are updated and maintained.

  • Monitor and supervise proper usage of laboratory reagents.

  • Maintain Laboratory machines in good order- cleaning and covering after use.

  • Ensure general laboratory cleanliness is maintained.

  • Report any unusual statistics or observations to the laboratory in-charge.

  • Ensure SOP’S are used at all times.

  • Ensuring safety procedures in the laboratory are maintained.

  • Preparing of stains, reagents and solutions necessary for all lab tests.

  • Participate in the department planning and forecasting of laboratory supplies.

    Human Resource

  • Supervise laboratory incentive staff in collaboration with the senior lab technologist to ensure work is done properly.

  • Countercheck all work done by incentive staff.

  • In collaboration with the field HR, ensure adherence to HR policies to all incentive staff

    Program Activities

  • Ensure laboratory tests are performed accurately and timely

  • Ensure revised SOP’s are used in all testing procedures.

  • Ensure proper collection, packaging and transportation of laboratory samples to
    Nairobi hospital and/or other outsourced centre.

  • Supervise the storage of laboratory reagents and cold chain system to avoid compromised reagents that may lead to false reporting.

    Reporting and Coordination

  • Ensure all laboratory reports are done on time and sent to HIS, CSM and other offices as may be indicated.

  • Notify your supervisor and CSM on all investigations above the positive threshold.

  • Report any laboratory incidents to the senior lab technologist.


  • Carry out any other duty assigned by your supervisor.

    Key Result Areas

  • Quality of lab services- reliable and timely.

  • Cleaning and orderliness of the work place

  • FIFO and FEFO application in stock management

  • Training of lab assistants course and other CME

  • Timely reporting.


  • Diploma in medical laboratory sciences.

  • MUST be registered by KMLTTB.

    Required Experience & Competencies

  • 2 years experience in clinical laboratories.

  • Experience working with non profitable organization

  • Flexibility at work.

  • Cultural sensitivity.

  • Team player

  • Please make sure to include copy of Certificate of Good Conduct in your application.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

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