Senior Laboratory Technician Employment Opportunity – USAID RHITES-N Project

Senior Laboratory Technician
Organization: USAID
funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Principal 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: 
  • Tasked with requisition for laboratory supplies.
  • Carries out laboratory investigations and submits reports to
  • Ensures safety in the laboratory.
  • Adheres to the relevant codes of conduct and ethics.
  • Liaises with ward managers in the preparation of patients for laboratory
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Ensure integrity of Laboratory Information by following established
  • Ensures that equipment is functional and well maintained.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a minimum Diploma in Medical Laboratory
    technology from a recognized institution
  • One year 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 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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