Laboratory Manager Employment Opportunity – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Laboratory
Organization: Mengo
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy
Medical Director – Clinical Services
About US:
Mengo Hospital was
founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently
serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo
Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics,
dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides
critical training and education to health professionals through its various
programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology.
Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to
find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Laboratory Manager will oversee and
co-ordinate all laboratory operations so as to ensure effective support is
provided to internal and external clinical care teams.  The position will oversee the continued and
consistent delivery of quality, health and safety standards in line with GCLP
accredited QMS. The position will be responsible for safety and for the
establishment of standard operating procedures. Managerial duties will include
scheduling of staff, ordering supplies, quality control standards, overall
oversight of laboratory processes, adherence to GCLP, and overseeing
maintenance of safety standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The suitable candidate must hold a Masters’ degree in Medical
    Laboratory Sciences and a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory
    Technology, Laboratory Science or equivalent.
  • At least six years of experience working in a medical laboratory
    with at least 4 (four) years’ experience as a Laboratory Manager or
    similar management experience.
  • Knowledge of GCLPs, QMS and other relevant best practices and
  • Experience in the use of Laboratory Information Management systems
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications, and
    Computerized Patient administration systems
  • Formal Training in Management and or leadership skills and ability
    to maintain a well-motivated team
  • Highly analytical, with good communication and interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience
should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae (CV), copies
of academic transcripts, certificates, and valid contacts details (email and
telephone) of three (3) Professional referees electronically by filling a form
on our website at the link below;
Deadline: 19th July 2019
Please Note:
  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
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