Job Vacancy

Laboratory Technician

DEPARTMENT: Medical
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Laboratory Manager

JOB CONTENT

To carry out laboratory analysis for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and any other duties as may be assigned by the Laboratory manager from time to time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Output

  • Laboratory investigations done, results interpreted and submitted to requesting clinician.
  • Reagents prepared in accordance with the established procedures.
  • Advice to Clinical staff on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen given.
  • Primary health care activities supported;
  • Laboratory data compiled, analyzed and performance reports prepared.
  • Professional and service code of conduct enforced.
  • Laboratory equipment serviced and an inventory maintained;
  • Supplies for Laboratory work requisitioned and allocated resources accounted for.
  • Quality assurance for Laboratory tests enforced.
  • Environment, storage conditions monitored and a safe working environment maintained.

Key Functions

  • Carrying out Laboratory investigations and submitting reports to Clinicians.
  • Collecting, handling and transporting specimens to the Laboratory.
  • Preparing specimens and reagents according to established procedures.
  • Liaising with ward management and or clinicians in the preparation of patients for Laboratory tests.
  • Requisition and account for the necessary supplies for Laboratory work.
  • Servicing and maintaining Laboratory equipment to ensure functionality.
  • Participate in primary health care activities.
  • Maintain an inventory of the laboratory equipment;
  • Participate in quality assurance for Laboratory tests.
  • To monitor environment and storage conditions in the laboratory and maintain a safe working environment

EDUCATIONAL & EXPERIENCE

  • Must have a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized Institution.
  • A degree in Medical Laboratory is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 3years experience in the field

PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Information Technology
  • Concern for quality and standards of Laboratory services
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Communication
  • And Time management

Applications to be sent to hr@casemedservices.org. Only the ones sent in the email will be considered. Please specify which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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