MTRH Eldoret Hospital Jobs - Senior Principal Medical Laboratory Officer
MTRH Eldoret Hospital Jobs - Senior Principal Medical Laboratory OfficerJob Purpose:
Implementation of the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board
Act, CAP 253A of 1999, and as amended in 2000. Formulation, implementation,
interpretation and review of medical laboratory policies, standards, guidelines
Conduct diagnostic laboratory interventions in liaison with health care
stakeholders. Conduct research in the field of medical laboratory services in liaison with
other departments and institutions.
Provision of evidence in support of medico-legal aid
Senior Principal Medical Laboratory Officer responsibilities include:Developing, Implementing and reviewing laboratory policies,
guidelines, strategies, standards and programs;
Coordinating the preparation of reagents, stains an‹i examining specimens;
iii. Carrying out laboratory operational research;
Preparing procurement plan for laboratory requirements;
Providing specifications for the procurement of medical laboratory reagents,
stains, apparatus and equipment;
Maintaining equipment for clinical testing, vector and pesticides monitoring and
Investigating disease outbreaks in liaison with other health care providers;
viii. Archiving specimens of medical importance for reference;
Mapping and surveying of communicable, non-communicable and vector borne
Preparing periodical reports;
Identifying training gaps of laboratory technicians and technologists;
Recommending appropriate interventions; and
Training, coaching and mentoring of staff and students.
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work with at least three (3) years
Bachelors Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or equivalent qualification fr‹›m
an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians aid
Sub specialization in any of the following disciplines: Parasitology; Clinical
Chemistry Hematology; Blood Transfusion; Virology; Bacteriology:
Histopathology; Clinical Cytology; Immunology; M ycology and Epidemiology or
equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical
Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
Technologists Board (KMLTTB).
Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
Senior Management Course or equivalent lasting not less than four (4) weeks
from a recognized institution.
Proficiency in computer applications.
Resource management skills.
Managing performance and driving for outcomes.
Establishing strategic directions.
Building organizational capability and establishing strategic
Visionary and Leading change.
Policy and strategic implementation.
Influencing persuasion and negotiation.
Building work relationship.
High standards of professional ethics.
Delivery on quality results.
How to Apply
If you are innovative, self-starter, results-oriented individual and you meet the
requirements, please send six (6) hard copies of your application with detailed C.V, together
with certified copies of your relevant academic/professional testimonials and three (3) letters
from referees of whom two (2) must be from your profession to:
Chief Executive Officer
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
Chandaria Cancer and Chronic Disease Centre
The deadline for submitting full applications will be on Friday, 31st May 2019
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital is an equal opportunity Employer.
Persons Living with Disability (PLWDs) and those from Marginalized Areas are
encouraged to apply.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted
candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
For more information and job application details, see; MTRH Eldoret Hospital Jobs - Senior Principal Medical Laboratory Officer
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