7 Entry Level US PEPFAR Laboratory Assistant Job Vacancies – Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Name of Institution: Regional
Referral Hospitals
Funding Source: US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)  
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Laboratory Assistant 
Reference: HRM
72/173/05RRH
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: 
·        
In charge of preparing laboratory reagents, stains
for routine investigations.
·        
Conducts basic laboratory tests and submits reports
to Clinicians.
·        
Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
·        
Participates in quality assurance for laboratories.
·        
The incumbent services equipment regularly.
·        
Follows safety measures against hazards.
·        
In charge of requisitioning for necessary supplies
for laboratory work and keeps record of stock.
·        
Participates in research activities.
·        
Compiles and sends periodic reports.
·        
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Laboratory Assistants should hold relevant certificate
in Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized
institution.
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience as a Laboratory
Assistant.
·        
The applicant must be registered and licensed by the
Allied Health Professionals Council.
·        
Adheres to the Professional Codes of Conduct and
Ethics.
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
for.
2. On each
application form the following must be attached;
·        
Recent and original copies of the passport size
photographs.
·        
Copies of the academic and professional
certificates.
·        
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
advert)
·        
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:
Secretary,
Health Service Commission.
Plot No. 1
Pilkington Road,
Workers’ House,
3rd
Floor (Northern Wing) or
P.O. Box 7452,
Kampala
Deadline: 2nd September, 2015

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