Medical Teams International Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda

Medical Teams International Laboratory Technician Jobs in Uganda

Job 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.

    Job Responsibilities

  • 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

    Physical Conditions

  • 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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