Scanlab Laboratory Manager Job in Eldoret, Kenya


Scanlab Eldoret

Job Title: Laboratory Manager

Location: Eldoret

Industry: Health sector (laboratory)

Scanlab Eldoret is seeking to recruit a lab manager.

The ideal candidate MUST be registered with KMLTTB, have a valid 2019 practice license & have at least 5 years laboratory experience in a busy clinical / medical lab.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that sample (patient/ IQC/ EQA) handling & processing takes place in a safe, timely and error free manner and in accordance with defined standard operating procedures (SOPs) or policies.
  • Communicate in a professional, courteous manner with patients, referring facilities & medical personnel as necessary to obtain information for laboratory records, explain procedures, clarify orders & turnaround time and communicate report status or any anticipated delays. Ensure critical values are reported as per lab’s policy.
  • Involved in writing and approving new procedures and policies before implementation.
  • Develop and implement quality control programs in conjunction with pathologists to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance with defined procedures; prepare and maintain all applicable records.
  • Ensure corrective or preventive actions are speedily implemented if any deficiency is identified.
  • Prepare performance and quality indicator reports for laboratory director & board of directors.
  • Design appropriate work schedules for staff.
  • Creating & participating in CME programs to continuously improve team’s technical & client handling knowledge.
  • Serve as an active member of the technical team including sample collection & processing.
  • Inventory management: Prepare, correctly quantify & submitting stock orders in time, keep stock records and monitor consumption. Minimize wastage of stock.
  • Ensure that the laboratory functions in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Demonstrate decision-making & problem solving abilities in all aspects of performance.


  • Diploma / higher national diploma/ Bachelor’s degree in Medical laboratory sciences.
  • At least 2 years experience in a supervisory role, working knowledge of ISO 15189 standard, familiarity with histo/cytopathology processing will be added advantages.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send your current detailed CV (must have at least 3 professional referees including a current or former supervisor), KMLTTB registration certificate, 2019 KMLTTB license, current payslip & expected salary ONLY to by close of business 25th November 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Eldoret, Kenya

Uasin Gishu County

Health and Medical, Biology Chemisty Sciences
Updated: November 21, 2019 — 9:12 pm