Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Yala, Kisumu County

Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Yala, Kisumu County


  • We are looking to hire a laboratory technologist for our research team based in Kisumu, Yala sub-county hospital.

  • We are committed to excellence in our research, and to working with vulnerable populations with the utmost respect and care.

  • We require all team members to provide ethical and respectful services to vulnerable, key populations, and to maintain flexible hours in order to interface effectively with international partners.

  • The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for handling and processing of study samples on a daily basis, testing of samples and follow-up of lab results.

  • The technician will strictly follow the laboratory SOPs and maintain laboratory results database and sample inventory.

  • S/he will be reported to the Project Director and Principal Investigator.

  • S/he must be able to work with minimal supervision and for long hours when necessary.

    Responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out routine and specialized laboratory procedures, testing for CT and NG infections.

  • Collecting, preparing and/or testing samples.

  • Performing isolations, cryopreservation and archiving samples.

  • Ensure laboratory results are entered accurately and in a timely manner on the report forms and into the database and facilitate retrieval of hard copies of data as requested by principal

  • Investigators, Co-investigator and clinic staff.

  • Prepare samples for storage and shipping as
    needed.

  • Maintaining, calibrating, cleaning and testing sterility of equipment.

  • Ordering and maintaining stock resources.

  • Prepare, revise and operate within standard operating procedures.

    Qualifications:

  • Diploma or higher degree in Biological Sciences from a major institution of higher education.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact productively with other team members

  • Must have experience with the GeneXpert┬« platform

  • Excellent Communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

    Desirable Qualities, Skills and Abilities:

  • BSc Biological Sciences will be an added advantage.

  • Experience in Good Laboratory practice (GLP) would be an added advantage

    Applications must include the following:

  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and email contacts

  • Relevant certificates and testimonials

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Yala, Kisumu County


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