International NGO Laboratory Technologist Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Laboratory Technologist
Location: Nairobi
Industry: Health
Our Client, an international NGO whose core business is reproductive health and family planning to millions of the world’s poorest and vulnerable women is seeking to recruit a Laboratory Technologist
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs routine laboratory test procedures as outlined in the laboratory standard operating procedure manuals and reports test results.
  • Correlates clinical information and/or previous lab results and reports discrepancies to supervisors and other appropriate personnel. Consults with superiors or senior clinicians when no pre-set criteria for decision- making is available before taking action.
  • Collects and directs the collection of specimens with rigid attention to proper patient identification, priority status and hospital and laboratory safety and infection control policies for clinical testing.
  • Maintains and operates lab equipment; able to detect malfunctions as they occur by review of instruments results.
  • Participates in developmental work on new tests.
  • Follows protocol for running and documenting control values.
  • Collects, evaluates, and reports quality management data in order to monitor and improve laboratory performance.
  • Works closely with all laboratory personnel to ensure timely client service and accurate test results.
  • Maintains open communication with supervisors, doctors, and fellow employees to ensure optimal operation of department.
  • Writes and updates laboratory procedures under supervision as required by quality teams
  • Liaises with the Quality Assurance team to report any clinical incidences and seek support where intervention is required.
  • Documentation – Properly and accurately documents/charts observations and ensures proper records are maintained of the same.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications
  • Confidentiality – Preserves and protects patient and client confidentiality in all situations and with all documentation.
  • Safety – Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with safety procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
  • Correctly disposes of bio-hazardous materials, labelling and handling of all materials.
  • Compliance – Adheres and adapts to organizational goals, objectives, and standards of performance, policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that all relevant practice licenses are up to date and copies maintained in the personal files in the facilities
  • Any other duties that maybe assigned by the line manager.
Qualification and Experience
  • Minimum Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Valid License from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board
  • Minimum of two (2) years post training experience in the same position
How to Apply

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to or before close of business 27th May, 2016. 
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