Fresher Laboratory Assistant US Non-profit Jobs – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Job Title:       Laboratory Assistant
Organisation: AIDS
Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Dr.
Charles Farthing Memorial Clinic, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Laboratory Technician
About US:
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters
based in Los Angele, California. Aids Health Care Foundation is registered in
Uganda as Aids Health Care Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-UC) which is
collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including antiretroviral
therapy in resource constrained settings. AHF- Uganda Cares to date operates in
15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti,
Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala, Masindi, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Serere,
Hoima and Tororo supporting 32 clinic sites country wide.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receives, labels, and sorts specimens for testing according to
    standard operating procedures;
  • Captures patient information onto the system and checks the type of
    specimen against the test required;
  • Verifies suitability of specimen for processing and rejects
    unsuitable samples in accordance with set standard operating procedures;
  • Create shipping list of samples for distribution to laboratories in
    order to ensure completeness of audit trail;
  • Administers the distribution of specimens to ensure the correct and
    prioritized channelling of specimens to the various disciplines;
  • Responsible for appropriate packaging, recording, monitoring, and of
    all outgoing referral specimens to ensure that specimens are received by
    designated laboratory, processed, and results returned in a timely;
  • Perform HIV testing and laboratory essay requested by clinicians.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Laboratory Assistant job must hold a
    Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • At least two years of working experience in similar position
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should e-mail their applications (Cover
Letter and CV Only) to: mentioning position
applied for and job location in the subject line. The email should not be
larger than 2 MB – any larger email will not be considered.
Deadline: 27th August 2018
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