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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 recruit@flexi-personnel.com or before close of business 27th May, 2016. 
Clearly indicate the position applied for and salary expectation on the subject line

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.



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