Laboratory In-Charge Job Opportunity – Kampala Hospital

Job
Title:         
 Laboratory
In-Charge
Organisation: Kampala
Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: 
Clinical Operations Manager
About US:
Kampala Hospital is
a privately owned hospital that was established in 2007. Our mandate was and is
to bring non-existent services to the countries that were often sought by many
people who frequently moved abroad to seek quality medical care.
Job Summary: The
Laboratory In-charge plays a vital role in the overall safety of the laboratory
and is responsible for managing the daily operations of the lab. The Lab
In-charge takes responsibility for all aspects of the lab, including but not
limited to; instruments/equipment, users of the lab, and supplies needed to
ensure the lab runs smoothly.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Management of the
Laboratory
  • Be familiar with the regulatory requirements specific to the lab and
    ensures all users are in- compliance with those standards.
  • Review research protocols of internal and external research groups
    in an effort to stay abreast as to what research projects are occurring in
    the lab at any given time.
  • Update and maintain the Lab Safety Plan/Manual and the SDS Manual.
  • Accompany the EHS Manager during Lab Inspections.
Laboratory
Operation
  • Oversees laboratory safety and ensures that the laboratory remains
    in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. In cases
    where non-compliance is found, documents the instances as well as how they
    were abated.
  • Ensures all reagents and supplies are available when needed.
  • Manages and updates Chemical inventories and/or Risk Group Agent
    inventories.
  • Communicates and enforces laboratory safety rules to internal and
    external researchers working in the lab.
  • Ensures all users of the lab are wearing the appropriate PPE.
Training
  • Ensures lab users have been trained on the correct use of the lab
    equipment, in addition to mentoring and disciplining lab users for not
    following safety policies/procedures that have been established for the
    lab.
  • Schedules safety training for new lab users and retraining for lab
    users who are in need of refresher training to include but not be limited
    to: equipment training, safety training and/or lab safety plan reviews and
    ensure the training has been documented.
Maintenance/Housekeeping
  • Ensures that the laboratory is cleaned/sanitized and kept in an
    orderly manner.
  • Ensures all instrumentations/equipment is functioning properly to
    include but not limited to eyewash/safety showers and when
    instruments/equipment is found to be in need of maintenance/repair, he/she
    contacts the Equipment Engineer to have it repaired.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory and a
    valid Allied practicing license from Allied Professional Council.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and think outside the
    square
  • Eective time management skills.
  • A good team player with strong interpersonal skills, outgoing
    personality, and ability to work independently and effectively under
    pressure and on strict deadlines
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their updated CVs, applications (including 3 work
references) to:
Head of Human
Resources,
Kampala Hospital
Limited,
Plot 5C Makindu
Close Kololo,
P.O. Box 35059,
Kampala-Uganda
Email to:
hr@kampalahospital.com
Deadline: 27th July 2018
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