John Snow, Inc. Laboratory Assistants Jobs in Uganda

John Snow, Inc. Laboratory Assistants Jobs in Uganda


Position Overview

  • The Laboratory Assistant interns will work with guidance and support from Laboratory Hub Coordinator to provide help in laboratory related services at the health facilities through maintaining a safe and tidy work area and follow safety procedures. Collect, receive, evaluate and process various biological specimen for analysis, perform laboratory tests accurately and in a timely manner to produce reliable test results, Review and verify test results, confirm panic values and abnormal results before release to clinicians, update records of all laboratory investigations and procedures, correctly operating equipment/instruments, perform routine function checks, troubleshoot if unacceptable and document corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from established specifications. .

    Summary of Internship Scope of Work:

    • Carry out routine and specialized laboratory investigations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases.

    • Support in management of laboratory sections assigned.

    • Maintain a safe and tidy work area and follow safety procedures.

    • Collect, receive, evaluate and process various biological specimen for analysis.

    • Perform laboratory tests accurately and in a timely manner to produce reliable test results.

    • Review and verify test results, confirm panic values and abnormal results before release to clinicians.

    • Maintain and keep updated records of all laboratory investigations and procedures.

    • Correctly operate equipment/instruments, perform routine function checks, troubleshoot if unacceptable and document corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from established specifications.

    • Participate in External Quality Assessment schemes and ensure proficiency test panels are handled in the same manner as routine (patient) samples.

    • Order supplies, update stock cards and
    maintain an inventory of all equipment and reagents.

    • Participate in laboratory departmental meetings, trainings, supervisions, orientations and audits as may be required.

    Required Qualifications

    • Certificate in Medical laboratory training from a recognized Institution

    • Must have graduated within the previous 24 months. No candidates over 24 months’ post-graduation are eligible for the internship program.

    • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills

  • MUST be a resident from any districts in Lango sub region.

    How to Apply

  • Address Application Letter and CV to the Internship Coordinator USAID RHITES-N Lango, with the subject – “Applications USAID-RHITES-N L Internship Position Round 4 September 2020”.

  • Application should be submitted in hard copy and must contain only 2 documents within 1 envelope (Application letter and your CV) and hand delivered to the USAID RHITES-N Lango Offices directly in Citadel Towers, 2nd floor of the building with security officer at office entrance.

  • Mark on the envelop the Internship position applied for with either Internship-Clinical Officer September 2020 or Internship- Laboratory Assistant Etc.

  • Deadline for receiving application is October 16Th 2020

  • Those who have already benefitted from the RHITES NORTH LANGO internship program should not apply

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