Pathologists Lancet Laboratories Head Of Department (HOD), Haemotology Jobs in Kenya

Pathologists Lancet Laboratories Head Of Department (HOD), Haemotology Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

Performs and analyses laboratory samples in order to provide results for medical practitioners to diagnose treat and prevent diseases. Assists Laboratory manager with supervision of staff under him or her and functions as per delegated responsibilities


For appointment to this post, a candidate must have;

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Higher National Diploma / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other 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)

  • 4-5 years working experience and in a supervisory position.

  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

    Key Responsibilities

  • Perform the role of medical technologist as required in accordance to operational needs in diagnostic testing procedures.

  • Assists the Laboratory manager to supervise and train staff in line with delegated responsibilities to ensure that operational objectives are achieved.

  • Ensures the implementation of quality standards in accordance with standard operating procedures set for the department.

  • Interacts with pathologists on technical matters to provide all relevant data that may pertain to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of diseases.

  • Assists the Lab manager to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with relevant legislation and all safety protocols. This includes maintenance of on-going maintenance of quality control standards, adherence to infection control measures, correct disposal of bio-hazardous waste and project management (as per delegated responsibilities) of the preparation process for internal and external quality control audits.

  • Assists the Lab manager to ensure that incidents and other issues causing TAT delays are reported on time, thereby ensuring compliance with relevant
    organisational policy and laboratory standard operating procedures.

  • Ensures that departmental coverage is well outlined by preparing duty rosters and assist in monitoring staff attendance.

  • Manages stock in his/her department by ensuring orders, departmental issues and stock take is done on time to avoid stock outs.

  • Ensures that equipment's and machine's in his/her department are well calibrated maintained and serviced as per service level agreement.

  • Implements sound housekeeping procedures and work effectively with others as a member of a team to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with safety protocols.

  • Assists the Lab manager in preparation of internal and external (SANAS) audits by ensuring that all tests/equipment are validated and both IQC and EQA are in place for effective operation and accurate results.

  • Attends in-service training and seminars and participates in continuing professional development (CPD) activities to continuously update knowledge and skills as well as comply with professional registration requirements. This includes ensuring the availability of up-to-date records that can be presented immediately on request thereof.

  • Adheres to professional conduct requirements in line with organizational policy and relevant professional body ethical standards.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Pathologists Lancet Laboratories Head Of Department (HOD), Haemotology Jobs in Kenya

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