Laboratory Technologist Jobs – Kyambogo University

Title:         Laboratory Technologist
Organization: Kyambogo
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director
Health Services
About US:
Kyambogo University
is the second largest Public University in Uganda. Since its formation in 2003,
the University has established itself as one of the leading Universities in
Uganda offering a number of academic programmes in line with vocational
education, teacher training, hands-on engineering, special needs training,
social sciences, pure and applied sciences, entrepreneurship and management
that meet the Market remands and development needs of the Country. The
Strategic Focus Areas of the University include: Teaching Learning; Research,
Innovation and Knowledge Generation; Physical Infrastructure, Facilities and
ICT Development; Institutional Development and Strategic Marketing.
Job Summary: The
Laboratory Technologist will primarily manage the Medical Centre laboratory
services and carry out specialized analysis for disease diagnosis, treatment,
prevention and control of epidemics, and research.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and budget for laboratory services in the Medical Centre.
  • Participate in investigations of epidemic disease outbreaks.
  • Participate in collection, handling, and analyzing specimens brought
    for investigation in the laboratory.
  • Carryout laboratory analysis, interpreting results and submitting reports
    to the clinicians.
  • Requisition and account for laboratory equipment, materials.
  • Compile and submit reports to the Director Health Service.
Key Outputs:
  • Planning and budgeting for laboratory activities carried out.
  • Laboratory investigations for the identification of epidemic disease
    outbreaks carried out.
  • Laboratory test results and treatment harmonized.
  • Clinical staff advised on proper collection, handling and
    transportation of specimen.
  • Laboratory equipment, materials and other resources requisitioned
    for, kept securely and accounted for.
  • Laboratory data compiled, analyzed and stored.
  • Appropriate disposal of laboratory wastes done.
  • Reports compiled and submitted.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in a recognised
    hospital/ Health Canter.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should
submit their applications together with the following:
  • A detailed and up-to-date Curriculum
  •  Certified copies of academic transcripts,
    certificates, and professional qualifications, appointment letters, and in
    case of health workers; registration certificates and valid practicing
    license from relevant professional bodies.
  •  Names and addresses of three referees.
  • Copies of the National Identity Card,
    birth certificate or copies of relevant pages of the passport and National
    ID indicating the applicant’s date of birth.
Applications should
be addressed to:
Director Human
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor,
Administration Block (Records Office)
P.O. Box 1,
Kyambogo, Kampala.
Deadline: 29th June 2018
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