Description

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldMedical / Healthcare 

Ref:Stfch/Dec/Labtech-01

No of Positions: 2

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collect blood specimens from patients, label specimens and evaluate correct specimens for the tests requested.
  • Perform tests and sample analysis in the areas of Hematology, Immunology Histopathology/Cytology, Clinical Chemistry, and Microbiology.
  • Verify the validity of all submitted samples prior to accepting the specimen.
  • Prepare samples for storage and maintain specimen inventory.
  • Prepare peripheral blood films and tissue specimens in readiness for reporting by the pathologists.
  • Perform calibration, standardization and routine preventive maintenance on laboratory instruments such as centrifuges, microscopes, incubators, analyzers, refrigerators, freezers, in accordance with the established procedures, protocols and schedules.
  • Perform Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) activities.
  • Review all tests results for accuracy and consistency, correlating results with patients’ conditions.
  • Notify the appropriate health professional in case of Critical / Panic values or questionable results that require verification or re-collection of samples.
  • Maintain laboratory records and archiving system of patient information, equipment and tests results to comply with regulations.
  • Enter results in the laboratory information management system.
  • Assist in writing and revising of the technical procedures and manuals.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and monitor laboratory supply levels and assist in re-ordering and inventory of supplies.
  • Comply with all relevant safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Ensure tidiness of laboratory rooms, benches and proper housekeeping.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirement:

  • A degree / diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences.
  • Must be registered and licensed by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB).
  • At Least 2 years post qualification experience.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate data critically.
  • Ability to prepare and keep budgets.
  • MUST be Computer literate.
  • Familiar with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Familiarity with the total quality process- Quality assurance, quality control processes are mandatory.
  • Experience in performing common laboratory tests.
  • Ability to prepare reagents, stains and media.
  • Ability to carry out grossing, sectioning of specimens.
  • Ability to calibrate, operate and maintain laboratory instruments.
  • Familiarity with (Laboratory information management system) LIMS.
  • Minimum two (2) years working experience.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer care skills

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send your application to recruitment@stfrancishospital.or.ke (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title, reference number and your salary expectation by 29th December 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.