KEMRI Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Program Description:

  • The Kenya Medical Research Institute, Center for Global Health Research (KEMRI/CGHR) has a mandate to conduct research in Malaria, HIV and other diseases. It is in this mandate that the program has the following vacancies in the LBBS study within the HIV Implementation Science & Systems, and HIV-Research Division.

    Job Specifications

    The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Perform fingerpick and Venipuncture sample collection

  • Perform HIV rapid testing

  • Ensure adequate stock of reagents and other consumables are available and track usage

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

  • Record test results obtained in an organized and timely manner and write summary reports

  • Document all problems encountered with samples/equipment and forward them for action

  • Observe at all times GCP/GCLP to ensure quality work is attained

  • Facilitate PT testing and other EQA schemes as recommended by the quality assurance officer

  • Support validation of new HIV testing protocols or platforms

  • Contributing to program monitoring and evaluation

  • Support the laboratory in achieving and maintaining ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for medical laboratories

  • Ensure proper operational procedures and laboratory safety precautions are maintained and
    adhered to in the laboratory required

  • Willing to live and work in Gem (study site)

    Person specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science

  • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists
    Board (KMLTTB)

  • Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists where

  • Proficiency in computer application

  • Minimum laboratory experience of one (1) year in a busy laboratory

  • Pleasant personality, flexibility, team player, ability to solve problems, work with minimal supervision

    Key Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).

  • Excellent analytical skills, presentation and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

    How to Apply

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

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