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Vacancy Details

Job No: KTRH/46/05/24 ( 6 positions)

Date posted: 09-05-2024

Application deadline: 21-05-2024

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Purpose: To provide general medical laboratory services to patients in the hospital.
For Appointment to this position, the applicant must have:

Qualifications and Professional Requirements:

a) Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science from a recognized institution
b) Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Council
c) Valid practicing license
d) Knowledge of relevant legislations
e) Knowledge of professional standards
f) Proficiency in computer applications.
g) Fulfilled requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Competencies and Skills

i. Communication skills
ii. Analytical skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Team player
v. Compassionate

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Ensure that the laboratory is clean and in the required condition in order to provide conducive working environment for quality laboratory service delivery in the hospital.
ii. Review laboratory safety policies and procedures in collaboration with the pathologists and sensitize the same to other laboratory staff, interns and students in the hospital.
iii. Implement the required laboratory safety standards enshrined in Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures in the hospital.
iv. Perform advanced medical tests and other diagnostic procedures in order to diagnose complex medical conditions in the laboratory of the hospital.
v. Conduct confirmatory tests and other diagnostic procedures in order to confirm the finding of junior laboratory staff in the laboratory of the hospital.
vi. Perform occasional chemical tests, laboratory machines and equipment test, and that any necessary adjustments are effected for evaluation and quality control purposes and release of products in the hospital.
vii. Ensure proper handling, storage and management of laboratory equipment, materials, and records in the laboratory of the hospital.
viii. Implement and maintain laboratory operating systems for implementing laboratory programmes, projects, and activities in the laboratory of the hospital.
ix. Implement continuing training and development of laboratory staff in the hospital for continuous quality and timely services delivery to patients in the hospital.
x. Guide and mentor junior laboratory staff, interns, and student, together with their work in the laboratory of hospital.
xi. Provide clinical research and training in Medical Laboratory Sciences and technology to students in the laboratory unit of the hospital.