Kenyatta University Hospital - Laboratory Technologists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Laboratory Technologists 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 - Laboratory Technologists Jobs in Kenya

Laboratory Technologist (DCSSLT/KUTRRH/7)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Laboratory Services
Job Title: Laboratory Technologist
Reports to: Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist, the Laboratory Technologist exists to provide general medical laboratory services to patients in the hospital, provide clinical research and clinical training, and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

• 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.
• Review laboratory safety policies and procedures in collaboration with the pathologists and sensitize the same to other laboratory staff, interns and students in the hospital.
• Implement the required laboratory safety standards enshrined in Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures in 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.
• Perform occasional chemical tests, laboratory machines and equipment test, and that any necessary adjustments are effected for evaluation and quality control purposes and release of products in the hospital.
• Ensure proper handling, storage and management of laboratory equipment, materials and records in the laboratory of the hospital.
• Implement and maintain laboratory operating systems for implementing laboratory programmes, projects and activities in the laboratory of the hospital.
• Implement continuing training and development of laboratory staff in the hospital for continuous quality and
timely services delivery to patients in the hospital.
• Guide and mentor junior laboratory staff, interns and student, together with their work in the laboratory of 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) Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science from a recognized institution.

Minimum level of knowledge that would be regularly applied to the job:
a) Computer literate
b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
c) Knowledge of professional standards

Professional qualification required effectively to perform in the role:
a) Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Soft skills required for the job:
a) Communication skills
b) Analytical skills
c) Observation skills
d) Team player
e) Compassionate

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 two years working experience as a Medical Lab Technologist I in a reputable

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

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

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