USAID Project Laboratory Technologist Jobs – IntraHealth International

Job
Title:           
 Laboratory Technologist
Organization: IntraHealth
International
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda
Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Moroto RRH,
Uganda
About Intra Health:
IntraHealth International is a
non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has
been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has
empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters
local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker
performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and
leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental
organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth
champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses
to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure
they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to
provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health
and well-being.
About USAID RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will
implement the USAID RHITES-E which supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key
stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health
services in 21 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by strengthening
health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health
services with attention to equity and underserved populations. IntraHealth
International in collaboration with the District Service Commissions of Mbale,
Moroto, Kaabong, Abim, Nakapiripirit and Kotido are currently seeking to
recruit candidates for a USAID Activity USAID Regional Health Integration to
Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) will support the Government of
Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of
high quality health services in 23 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja.
This will be done by strengthening health systems and improving the quality of,
access to, and demand for health services with attention to equity and
underserved populations
Job Summary: The Laboratory
Technologist will conduct generalized laboratory examination for disease
diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, and assist in the management of
the unit
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participating
    in planning, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating laboratory
    services in the hospital.
  • Managing
    and accounting for allocated resources.
  • Liaising
    with Clinic management in the preparation of patients for Laboratory test.
  • Participating
    in proper collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the
    Laboratory.
  • Carrying
    out Laboratory analysis, interprets results and submit reports to
    Clinicians.
  • Designing
    and implementing Quality Improvement Projects
  • Requisitioning
    for equipment and other supplies.
  • Securing
    and maintaining equipment in the Laboratory.
  • Participating
    in quality assurance for Laboratories.
  • Ensuring
    safety measures against hazards.
  • Participating
    in research.
  • Imparting
    knowledge and skills to students and staff.
  • Enforcing
    staff adherence to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Compiling
    and submitting periodic reports.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Laboratory
    test results and treatment harmonized.
  • Quality
    assurance in the Laboratory observed.
  • Advice
    to Clinical staff on proper collection, handling and transportation of
    specimen given.
  • Laboratory
    investigations done and results interpreted.
  • Quality
    Improvement Projects Implemented.
  • Accountability
    for financial and other resources produced.
  • Laboratory
    data compiled and stored.
  • Discipline
    enforced.
  • Staff
    performance managed.
  • Periodic
    reports submitted.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID Project job placement must hold a Diploma in
    Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized
    Institution.
  • The
    applicant must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
  • At
    least years’ experience as a Laboratory Technician.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send a sealed envelope containing your
cover letter, CV, USAID 1420 form,
download
here
and copies of
qualification certificates addressed to the respective District Service
Commission where the job is based.
Deadline:  23rd
February, 2018.
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