Laboratory Technologist Job Dec 2020

Medical Laboratory Technologist Job, Medical Jobs 2020,

Ref No: LAB/2020/1,

The Medical Laboratory Technologist provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments, and analyses.

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.

Qualifications

  • 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 is 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.
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Strong negotiation and customer care skills
  • Have experience working with any ERP system.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send your CV to us via email to:  [email protected]  quoting the reference number

Deadline for submission is 9th December 2020.

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