MTRH Eldoret Hospital Jobs - Senior Principal Medical Laboratory Officer

MTRH Eldoret Hospital Jobs - Senior Principal Medical Laboratory Officer

Job 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
forensic services.


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
    disease distribution;
  • Preparing periodical reports;
  • Identifying training gaps of laboratory technicians and technologists;
  • Recommending appropriate interventions; and
  • Training, coaching and mentoring of staff and students.

    Minimum Requirements:

    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
    Technologists Board;
  • 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
    Board (KMLTTB).
  • Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and
    Technologists Board.
  • 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.
  • Stakeholders focus.
  • 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.
  • Women,
    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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