Kenya Medical Research Laboratory Analyst Jobs

Kenya Medical Research Laboratory Analyst Jobs


  • The Diagnostic and Laboratory Systems Program within the Division of Global Health Protection is seeking applications from energetic, motivated and innovative candidates to become part of the molecular section within the DSLP laboratory.

  • The successful applicant will be in charge of all molecular section activities and also take lead in Next generation sequencing in the laboratory.

    Laboratory Analyst –J/G KMR 6 (4 position)

    Reports to: Laboratory Manager

    LOCATION : Nairobi and Kisumu

    Job Specifications

    The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms/specimens;

  • Preparing clients for collection of specimens;

  • Receiving/collecting, labeling and registering patients specimens;

  • Preparing laboratory reagents;

  • Examining specimens;

  • Maintaining equipment and reagents;

  • Supervising the disinfection, washing and sterilization of apparatus;

  • Writing and recording results;

  • Processing the specimen according to the specified Standard Operating Procedures
    (SOP); and

  • Disinfecting, washing and sterilizing laboratory apparatus;

    Person Specification

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

  • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience;

  • Diploma in any of the following fields: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Laboratory
    Technology, Biotechnology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution;
    OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields;

  • Medical Laboratory Sciences Laboratory Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry,
    Microbiology, Medical Laboratory Technology or Biotechnology or any other equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
    Technologists Board (KMLTTB) where applicable; or any other recognized regulatory
    body;

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

  • Proficiency in computer application;

  • Demonstrated work performance and results; and

  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Key Skills and Competencies

  • Analytical Skills

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Team player

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Laboratory Analyst Jobs


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