US PEPFAR Grant Jobs – Laboratory Technician at Health Service Commission

Job Title:    Laboratory Technician
Organisation: Health Service
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Medical Superintendent
Funding Source: Tororo, Uganda
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 St Anthony’s Hospital-Tororo,
an implementing partner of PEPFAR.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Works closely with ward managers in the preparation
of patients for laboratory tests.
Participate 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 Experience:
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
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.       
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are invited to submit their resumes, copies of academic
certificates, copies of licenses, testimonials and three professional referees.
Please firmly staple your papers together.
Please forward
your applications to:
The Hospital
P.O. Box 132, Tororo.
OR Hand deliver
your application to St. Anthony’s Tororo Hospital.
Deadline: 8th October 2015 by 4:30

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