13 Entry Level US PEPFAR Laboratory Technician Job Vacancies – Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Name of Institution: Regional
Referral Hospitals
Funding Source: US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Laboratory Technician
Reference: HRM
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to identified hospitals and
Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Works closely with ward managers in the preparation
of patients for laboratory tests.
Takes part in the proper collection, handling and
transportation of specimens to the laboratory.
Conducts laboratory analysis, interprets results and
submits reports to Clinicians.
In charge of sending requisitions for equipment and
other supplies.
Ensures that equipment is functional and well
Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
Ensures safety measures against hazards.
Actively participates in safety assurance to
Participates in research.
Adheres to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants must hold National Diplomas in
Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
They must be registered with the Allied Health
Professionals Council.
At least two years’ experience as a Laboratory
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following
requirements to avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all
parts of the application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here,
and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied
2. On each
application form the following must be attached;
Recent and original copies of the passport size
Copies of the academic and professional
Copies of letters of appointment, plus confirmation
letters as it may apply.
Copies of Registration Certificates and valid
Practicing Licenses for Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Professional Councils.
3. It is
emphasized that:
All applications should bear the name of the
Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check at top of
Applicants must state clearly on the application
forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
Short listed candidates shall be required to bring
their unlaminated original certificates at the interview. Failure to present
the original certificates or any other relevant documents may lead to automatic
disqualification from interviews. Health Workers who are on long term training
must not apply.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates
unlaminated at the interview. Candidates who will present forged certificates
are to be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.
Health workers who are already in government
service or private not for profit (PNFP) employment should not apply and will
not be considered.        
Send to:
Health Service Commission.
Plot No. 1
Pilkington Road,
Workers’ House,
Floor (Northern Wing) or
P.O. Box 7452,
Deadline: 2nd September, 2015

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