University of Maryland Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya

University of Maryland Laboratory Technologist Jobs in Kenya


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  • Under the general supervision of the facility in-charge, the Site Laboratory Technologist will perform routine clinical laboratory tests per prescribed procedures and acceptable practice pertaining to HIV/AIDS management, and general laboratory procedures.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage laboratory equipment in serviceable condition at all times. Keep proper inventory and ensure good stock management for laboratory reagents.

    • Prepare the laboratory equipment and specimen for tests as necessary

    • Ensure quality controls are done for respective procedures, and results properly documented.

    • Collect patients specimen for laboratory tests and analysis in the prescribed manner, with proper documentation, and ensuring safe handling and disposal of such specimen.

    • Analyze and record test results accurately and timely in order to issue reports for use by the physician/clinician.

    • Maintain an accurate database of tests carried out and generate reports on the same.

    • Develop, review and regularly update the standard operating procedures manual for administration of laboratory tests

    • Support waste management in the facility, through regular check on segregation of wastes generated at various service delivery points.

    • Perform any reasonable work related duties as may be assigned from time to time at the facility.

    • Provide appropriate education to patients (where necessary) on laboratory investigations.

    • Spearheads laboratory quality improvement through Implementation of laboratory quality improvement projects.

    • Prepare site monthly Laboratory reports.

    Academic Qualifications

    • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science Technology

    • Higher National Diploma/Bachelors in Medical Laboratory Science Technology an added advantage

    • Registration with Medical Laboratory Technologist and Technicians Board

    • Current Membership/Practicing License from the KMLTTB

    • At least 3 years’ relevant experience

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 26th March 2020.

  • Applicants are advised to include the position title “PACT ENDELEZA POSITIONS” as the subject.

  • Applicants should also indicate their current and expected remuneration for the position.

  • The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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