Makerere University Laboratory Technologist - Jobs in Mukono Uganda

Makerere University Laboratory Technologist - Jobs in Mukono Uganda

Position Summary

  • The incumbent will serve as a laboratory technologist for MUWRP.

  • This position will require the incumbent to be knowledgeable in most laboratory activities as well as other project activities that pertain to the laboratory and its scientific development.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Proficiently perform Specimen accessioning and PBMC, Plasma and serum processing per SOP and become proficient enough to conduct the assay without daily oversight. Cell processing includes isolation of PBMCs and counting, in addition to freezing and storage of the samples.

  • Proficiently conduct Automated and Manual Haematology as established in the SOPs for each assay.

  • Proficiently conduct clinical chemistry, troubleshooting and maintenance of the equipment as established in the SOPs and operator’s manual.

  • Actively participate in routine testing of Laboratory samples.

  • Support and participate in the implementation of Mukono Lab Hub operations

  • Support and actively participate in the implementation of Laboratory quality management systems and quality improvement activities towards accreditation.

  • Participate in operations and process samples from basic program evaluations as they may be formulated.

  • Perform QA/QC, maintain laboratory equipment, including but not limited to service and repair as established by SOPs and QA/QC guidelines.

  • Maintain lab databases and keep up with current software applications for specific departments.

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

    Required Education and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in biomedical laboratory technology, Bachelors in medical laboratory Sciences or any related science laboratory field.

  • At least a minimum of 2 years’ experience in clinical or research Laboratory, implementing quality management systems.

    Physical Ability

  • Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate. The ability to work and live in Mukono. T

  • he position holder will from time to time be required to lift some lab supplies to and from the lab to the required destination as he/she may be directed by his/her superiors.

    Supervisory Controls

  • The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Laboratory Field Coordinator.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Laboratory Technologist - Jobs in Mukono Uganda

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