3 Entry Level Laboratory Technician Job Vacancies – USAID RHITES-N Project

Job
Title:           
 
Laboratory Technician (3 Job Vacancies)
Organization: USAID
funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to:
Senior Laboratory Technician
About US:
The USAID funded
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango) is operating in the nine districts of the Lango sub-region of
northern Uganda (Alebtong, Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Kwania, Lira, Otuke
and Oyam). RHITES-N, Lango will increase the effective use of sustainable
health services in the region. The Project is led by John Snow, Inc. in
partnership with African Medical and Research Foundation (Amref), Doctors with
Africa (CUAMM), The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG) and Another Option. The
project will contribute to measurable improvements in key Ugandan national
health indicators (HIV; tuberculosis [TB]; malaria, maternal, newborn, and
child health [MNCH]; family planning [FP]; water, sanitation, and hygiene
[WASH]; and nutrition).  USAID RHITES-N,
Lango will facilitate the recruitment of qualified Ugandans on behalf of Lira
RRH. The hospital is a 400 bed hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira
town with a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral
facility offering both specialized and general services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Liaises with ward managers in the preparation of patients for
    laboratory tests.
  • Participates in proper collection, handling and transportation of
    specimens to the laboratory.
  • Carries out laboratory analysis, interprets results and submits
    reports to clinicians.
  • Ensures that equipment is functional and well maintained.
  • Requisitions for equipment and other supplies.
  • Ensures safety measures against hazards.
  • Participates in Internal Quality assurance to laboratories.
  • Adheres to the relevant codes of conduct and ethics.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology
    from a recognized institution
  • Knowledge and competence in Strengthening the Laboratory Management
    Towards Accreditation (SLMTA) and Laboratory Quality Management Systems
    (LQMS)
  • Experience in handling Quality improvement approaches and providing
    clinical training to Laboratory personnel.
  • Should have a valid annual practicing License
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their applications and CV addressed to the Human
Resource Office, Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O Box 2, Lira, Uganda or
hand deliver to the hospital. The current job holders are encouraged to apply.
Applicants whose qualifications have not changed in the advert do not need to
re-apply. The above positions are contract jobs and will be remunerated
according to the Government of Uganda pay scales.
Deadline: 5th April 2019
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