Entry Level Laboratory Technician NGO Jobs – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

 

Job Title:    Laboratory Technician

Organization: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Branch In-Charge

 

About US:

Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to
champion, provide and enable universal access to rights based Sexual and
Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services to vulnerable
and underserved communities and to young people. The role of the engagement
with RHU and its partners is to ensure that SRHR are respected, protected and
fulfilled as a goal in itself, and as a fundamental means to gender equality,
human well-being and sustainable development.

 

Job Summary:  The
Laboratory Technician will provide Laboratory services at RHU service delivery
points to support clinical diagnosis and care

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 

  • Process specimens, help diagnose
    conditions and produce quality and timely laboratory results
  • Manage and maintain laboratory equipment
    and reagents in accordance with laboratory standards
  • Refer clients/specimens to relevant
    partner agencies as necessary
  • Maintain equipment and an adequate stock
    of laboratory reagents
  • Provide technical guidance on how laboratory
    services could be improved
  • Perform any other professional duties as
    may be assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in
    Medical Laboratory Science from a recognized institution and a valid Practicing
    License.
  • Experience in providing a wide range of
    laboratory services for different conditions for at least two years.
  • Previous NGO experience will be an added
    advantage.
  • Thorough knowledge and skills in
    laboratory service provision.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and
    ability to multi-task; demonstrated ability to work effectively under
    pressure, and willingness to coach and build technically competent teams.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should submit their application letters and attach certified
copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant
documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their
telephone contacts either by post or hand delivery addressed to:

 

The Executive Director,

Reproductive Health Uganda,

P.O. Box 10746 Kampala. Uganda

Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya
(Opposite Uganda Museum)

 

Deadline: 11th February 2021

 

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted. Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

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