Kenya Red Cross Lab Technologist - Dadaab Jobs

Kenya Red Cross Lab Technologist - Dadaab Jobs


Purpose:

  • The overall objective of the position is to ensure smooth running of laboratory services in the hospital. He/she will also ensure accurate processing and timely dissemination of results.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate day-to-day operations to ensure quality laboratory services are delivered to beneficiaries.

  • Provide medical laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures, developing and implementing analytical procedures, evaluating laboratory information and reporting results according to protocols.

  • Maintain medical laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards, developing operations, quality and troubleshooting procedures, certifying instrument performance, arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.

  • Maintain medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.

  • Maintain medical laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas, identifying peak and slack periods, making operational adjustment.

  • Maintain quality results by participating in quality assurance process, performing proficiency surveys, reviewing quality control and quality assurance programs, making adjustments in policy and procedures, generating reports and maintaining records.

  • Maintain medical laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems, recommending improvements, establishing priorities, testing and writing & reviewing SoPs.

  • Implement new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation and procedures by investigating alternatives, preparing proposals, developing and performing parallel testing and monitoring progress.

  • Maintain regular contact with clients suffering from various diseases to monitor their progress and response to medications by doing baseline investigations.

  • Organize and conduct blood drive periodically.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree/Higher Diploma or Diploma in Laboratory field.

  • At least three (2)’ years practical relevant work experience as a Laboratory Technologist.

  • Valid and current registration with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologist board (KMLTTB)

    Key Competencies

  • At least 2 years working in a busy hospital set up in laboratory section.

  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver the Society’s strategic objectives.

  • Demonstrated proficiency and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and utilization of the internet.

  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.

  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Red Cross Lab Technologist - Dadaab Jobs


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