KEMRI Laboratory Technologist - Microbiology Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Laboratory Technologist - Microbiology Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose:

To provide technical support to research teams in the setup of laboratory experiments, analysis of samples/data and recording of applied processes and procedures in order to meet clinical research objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct experiments, interpret and document results through the use of routine and basic laboratory procedures involving manual techniques or use of laboratory instruments.
  • Standardise, calibrate and carry out preventive maintenance and basic troubleshooting on laboratory equipment and instrument.
  • Receive samples and ensure that relevant support documentation is provided and process in line with relevant QC guidelines; document sample and process information.
  • Participate in various QAQC, EQA, IQC and regulatory agency activities within the assigned section, including developing and documenting QC monitors.
  • Set up laboratory equipment and experiments and guide researchers on use of laboratory equipment.
  • Prepare and collate results, update relevant databases and prepare reports as may be required.
  • Monitor lab resources and inform relevant staff on the replenishment.
  • Manage and dispose of waste in line with laid down guidelines including segregation and use of specified waste disposal facilities.
  • Continually comply with all laid down QMS guidelines/ standards/ SOPs and comply with all health and safety guidelines.
  • Knowledge of Microbiological techniques
    Supervise field teams as required including allocation of tasks and responsibilities to assigned field teams.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications:
  • A Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
    Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory
    Technicians and Technologists Board
  • Experience in rearing of mosquitoes
  • Knowledge and understanding of GCLPs and regulatory/ accreditation agency requirements
  • Knowledge of laboratory Health and Safety practices
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications

    Competencies:
  • Strong analytical and follow through ability; attentive to detail
  • Ability to follow laid down processes and procedures
  • Confidentiality and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team working and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online
  • All applicants are required to state their current/last salary.
  • Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.
  • The application closing date is 27th June, 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Laboratory Technologist - Microbiology Jobs in Kenya

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