US PEPFAR Grant Jobs – Laboratory Technologist at Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Senior
Laboratory Technologist
Funding Source: Luweero,
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:
Actively monitors usage of supplies and ensures
timely initiation of the procurement process.
The incumbent ensures proper safe collection,
handling and transportation of specimens (blood units) to the laboratory;
Performs laboratory analysis with utmost accuracy,
interprets results and submits reports;
Requests for essential equipment and supplies for
use in the laboratory;
Ensures laboratory equipment is secure, functional
and well maintained;
Ensures safety measures of staff against hazards;
Takes part in the quality assurance in laboratory;
Actively participates in research;
Imparts knowledge and skills to the laboratory
Ensures that laboratory staff adhere to Professional
Code of Conduct and Ethics;
Performs any other duties as be assigned from time
to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Laboratory Technologist should hold a University
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent from a recognized
The applicants must be registered and licensed with
the Allied Health Professionals Council.
At least two years’ experience as a Laboratory
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested should send their applications in triplicate on Public
Service Form No. 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary of the respective District
Service Commission. The application forms are obtainable from the Health
Service Commission and District Service Commission Offices or download here.  Handwritten applications in triplicate are
also acceptable. The applications should bear the title, number of the post
applied for, name of the District and name of the site where the job is
tenable. (Check at the top of the bottom). Please include telephone contacts on
the application. The applicants should apply for only one post in one Local
Government. The applicants should attach to each of the three application forms
or hand written application letters three (3) sets of certified photocopies of
their academic certificates, testimonials, professional registration
certificates, valid practicing licenses and three (3) of their recent
passport-size photographs.
Send your
applications or deliver them to the district address as indicated below;
Luweero P.O.
Box 78, Luweero
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit
(PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.       
Deadline: 29th September, 2015

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