2 Volunteer Laboratory Technician Job Placements – Rakai Health Sciences Program

Organization: Rakai Health
Sciences Program
Duty
Station:
 Uganda
About
US:
Rakai
Health Sciences Program is a collaborative bio medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP 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 s of South central Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Laboratory Technician will conduct
generalized laboratory investigations for disease diagnosis, treatment,
prevention and control .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Analyzing and
interpreting laboratory test results and submit reports;
·       Liaising with Ward
management in the preparation of patients for Laboratory tests;
·       Advising Clinical Staff
in collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the Laboratory;
·       Requisitioning and
accounting for laboratory materials and sundries;
·       Maintaining an inventory
of the laboratory equipment and ensure their functionality;
·       Enforcing safety and
quality control measures in the laboratory;
·       Participating in primary
health care activities;
·       Compiling, analyzing and
preparing performance reports for submission to relevant authorities.
·       Participating in
establishing and maintenance of a robust Quality Management system including
mentorships
·       Carrying out research
activities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold  a Diploma in Medical Laboratory
Techniques from a recognized institution.
·       Must be registered and
licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
·       At least 2 years of
experience in a clinical/research multi-disciplinary laboratory.
·       Training g in SLMTA,
Biosafety and Laboratory Quality Management System is an added
·       advantage.
·       Demonstrate skills in
professional code of conduct and ethics
·       Self-motivated and able
to work under minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
All
interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can HAND DELIVER their
applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees),
copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences
Program.
Any
form of lobbing and canvassing will lead to disqualification
Deadline:
Friday 24th January 2020 by 5:00 pm
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