Laboratory Technologist Job Placement – USAID RHITES-N Project

Laboratory Technologist
Organization: USAID
funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Senior Laboratory Technologist
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: 
  • Provide effective leadership of the medical laboratory service,
    including budget planning and financial management, in accordance with
    institutional assignment.
  • Implement a safe laboratory environment in compliance with good
    practice and applicable requirements;
  • Ensure the provision of clinical advice with respect to the choice
    of examinations, use of the service and interpretation of examination
  • Select and monitor laboratory suppliers
  • Define, implement and monitor standards of performance and quality
    improvement of the medical laboratory tests

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a minimum Diploma in Medical Laboratory
    Technology. A Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory Science or additional
    training in the same field will be an added advantage.
  • Two years of demonstrable practical experience with managing
    laboratory programs and laboratory commodities.
  • Knowledge and competence in Strengthening the Laboratory Management
    Towards Accreditation (SLMTA) and Laboratory Quality Management Systems
  • Experience in developing and implementing Lab systems at different
    levels in the health services.
  • Experience in providing technical Assistance to large scale HIV/AIDS
    laboratories within Hospital structures and systems
  • Experience in handling Quality improvement approaches and providing
    clinical training to Laboratory personnel.
  • Hold a clean and 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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