Kenyatta University Hospital - Chief Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Chief Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Chief Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Chief Laboratory Technologist - (DCSCLT/KUTRRH/5)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Title: Chief Laboratory Technologist
Reports to: Chief Pathologist
Direct Reports:
a) Senior Laboratory Technologist
b) Laboratory Technologist
c) Laboratory Scientist

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Chief Pathologist, the Chief Laboratory Technologist job exists to
coordinate and provide laboratory services, coordinate laboratory technology and
laboratory science research and training and advise the hospital and public on the same at
the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Make work plans, work schedules and allocate work to other laboratory staff in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Ensure that all laboratory staff, interns and students deployed in laboratory are
    trained and qualified for the work they are allocated for quality service delivery in the
    hospital.
  • Ensure that the laboratory is clean and in the required condition in order to provide
    conducive working environment for quality laboratory service delivery in the hospital.
  • Formulate, review and amend laboratory safety policies and procedures in collaboration with the pathologists and sensitize the same to other laboratory staff in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the laboratory meets the required laboratory safety standards by
    ensuring that Standard Operating Procedures are duly implemented in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Perform advanced medical tests and other diagnostic procedures in order to diagnose
    complex medical conditions in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Conduct confirmatory tests and other diagnostic procedures in order to confirm the
    finding of junior laboratory staff in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Ensure proper handling, storage and management of laboratory equipment, materials
    and records in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Establish and maintain laboratory operating systems for implementing laboratory programmes, projects and activities in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Plan, organize and implement continuing training and development of laboratory
    Make work plans, work schedules and allocate work to other laboratory staff in the
    laboratory of the hospital.
  • Ensure that all laboratory staff, interns and students deployed in laboratory are trained
    and qualified for the work they are allocated for quality service delivery in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the laboratory is clean and in the required condition in order to provide
    conducive working environment for quality laboratory service delivery in the hospital.
  • Formulate, review
    and amend laboratory safety policies and procedures in collaboration with the pathologists and sensitize the same to other laboratory staff in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the laboratory meets the required laboratory safety standards by
    ensuring that Standard Operating Procedures are duly implemented in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Establish and maintain laboratory operating systems for implementing laboratory
    programmes, projects and activities in the laboratory of the hospital.
  • Plan, organize and implement continuing training and development of laboratory of
    staff in the hospital for continuous quality and timely services delivery to patients in
    the hospital.
  • Provide clinical research and training in Medical Laboratory Sciences and technology
    to students in the laboratory unit of the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
    a) Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution or related field.
    b) Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    a) Knowledge of professional standards
    b) Proven track record of Laboratory research and training in a reputable institution
    c) Computer Literate
    d) Knowledge of relevant legislations

    Professional qualification required effectively to perform in the role:

    a) Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Leadership skills
    b) Observation skills
    c) Analytical skills
    d) Compassionate
    e) Ability to work under pressure
    f) Communication Skills
    g) Organizational Skills

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed
    to the position:


    At least five years working experience as Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist in a
    reputable hospital.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Chief Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya/a>

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.