Laboratory Technologist Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Laboratory
Technologist
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Laboratory Supervisor
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
District.
Job Summary:  The Laboratory Technologist will be involved
in all Laboratory procedures in the RHSP Laboratory at Kalisizo Station. He/
She will be required to conform to Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP)
guidelines. The RHSP laboratory does automated and/or manual assays in the
fields of chemistry, molecular biology, flow cytometry, hematology,
microbiology and serology
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform analytical work for both research and clinical management
    purposes.
  • Receipt and processing of samples including long term archival.
  • Do preventive and scheduled maintenance of equipment
  • Collection of different types of samples including phlebotomy
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures
  • Manage laboratory logistics
  • Perform any other official duty as may be assigned by management


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for must hold a Bachelor degree in biomedical
    technology, bachelor’s in medical laboratory sciences or related sciences
    laboratory field
  • At least two years’ experience with PBMC processing as conducting
    clinical chemistry, manual and automated hematology will be an added
    advantage,
  • Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or
    other means deemed appropriate.
  • Training in SLMTA, Biosafety and Laboratory Quality Management
    System is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate skills in professional code of conduct and ethics
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their application letter, valid
academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees
to:
The Human Resource
Manager,
Rakai Health
Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279,
Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda
OR
Send by E-mail to:
jobs@rhsp.org
Deadline: 15th March 2019
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