AHF Entry Level Non-profit Jobs – Laboratory Assistant at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Req No: 2015-3447
About US:
Founded in 1987, AIDS
Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical
care in the United States U.S. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine
and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers,
pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to
the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    incumbent receives, labels, and sorts specimens for testing according to
    standard operating procedures;
  • Captures
    patient information onto the system and checks the type of specimen
    against the test required;
  • Regularly
    verifies suitability of specimen for processing and rejects unsuitable
    samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures;
  • Create
    shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in order to
    ensure completeness of audit trail;
  • Administers
    the distribution of specimens to ensure the correct and prioritized
    channeling of specimens to the various disciplines;
  • In
    charge of the appropriate packaging, recording, monitoring, and of all
    outgoing referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by
    designated laboratory, processed, and results returned in a timely;
  • Receipt
    and downloading of electronic referrals to correlate specimen received
    with information provided and follow up accordingly, in order to improve
    turn-around time;
  • Keep
    specimen request forms for audit purposes as required by standard
    operating procedures;
  • Handle
    administrative queries, phoning out of results, initiate printing, and
    faxing of reports in accordance with standard operating procedures;
  • Guides
    clinicians/nurses on type of samples and/or sample containers required to
    perform specific tests in order to prevent incorrect specimen collection;
  • Perform
    any other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The
    applicant should be a Grade 12, Nursing and phlebotomy
  • At
    least one to two years’ experience in an appropriate laboratory
    environment.
  • Basic
    computer literacy skills
  • Working
    knowledge of laboratory information system
  • Keen
    attention to detail
  • Team
    orientated
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Fluency
    in English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates who wish to join AIDS Healthcare Foundation should be encouraged to
Apply Online at the web link below.
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