Medical Teams International Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda
Medical Teams International Laboratory Technician Jobs in UgandaJob Summary Responsible for the daily operations of the laboratory department including performing routine lab investigations, maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies and providing direct supervision to the Laboratory Assistant.
Ensure security and hygiene measures are respected at all times.
Collect samples, including performing phlebotomy and conducting home visits to patients unable to travel to health facility, and conduct routine laboratory investigations for patients
Interpret laboratory results, communicate findings to clinicians and file reports while ensuring confidentiality
Process specimens to be sent to outside laboratories and do follow up as required
Maintain quality control of specimen samples
Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met; manage waste as per good laboratory practices
Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
Responsible for departmental materials management including requisition and ensuring appropriate consumption to maintain departmental inventory levels
Develop and conduct CMEs for medical staff as required
Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
Other duties as assigned
Education, Licenses, & Certifications
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science is required
Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
Valid practicing license is required
Additional qualifications in Laboratory Management is an added advantage EXPERIENCE
Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required
Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of laboratory practices
Knowledge of how to operate standard laboratory equipment
Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
Skilled in performing routine laboratory investigations and interpreting results
Skilled in developing and conducting trainings
Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English
Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and stand
Analytical with attention to detail
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test results
Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Medical Teams International Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda
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