Medical Lab Assistant NGO Jobs – AMREF Health Africa

Lab Assistant
Organisation: AMREF
Health Africa
Duty Station:
About US:
AMREF Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary:  The Medical Lab Assistant is part of the
health center team and will be involved in the health center and outreach
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare and label reagent solutions and buffer solutions for use in
    the daily testing of samples.
  • Clean the laboratory premises and ensures that the place is clean at
    all times.
  • De-dust laboratory equipment and work top benches daily.
  • Safely dispose of solid and liquid waste generated in the
  • Participate in the orderly placement and proper storage of retained
    samples in the retained sample store.
  • Prepare weekly reports and send them to the supervisor.
  • Assist in inventory management of chemical reference substances, chemicals, reagents and
    laboratory consumables.
  • Manage allocated resources.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Medical Lab Assistant job
    placement should hold a certificate in medical laboratory science.
  • Valid Annual practicing license.
  • Previous work experience and an ability to relate effectively and
    understands the socio economic and Cultural situation of the project area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, decision making
    and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and
cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in
Uganda via Email to: Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
Preferred candidates should be residents of Arua District. We regret that only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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