Laboratory Technologist at Savannah Healthcare – May 2024

Laboratory Technologist

SHL/HRD/03/03/24: LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

Purpose of the Job:

The overall purpose is to carry out diagnostic tests in line with established protocols in order to facilitate clinicians to make proper diagnosis and provide appropriate treatment.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive and analyze laboratory specimens.
  • Maintain appropriate internal controls in the laboratory to ensure validity of reports.
  • Manage routine and planned preventive maintenance of equipment
  • Perform tests with maximum efficiency ensuring maximum utilization of reagents and time following laid down standard operating procedures.
  • Communicate urgent/critical/abnormal test results within recommended period of time and maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Observe/comply with Health & Safety requirements in the laboratory by maintaining high standards of hygiene and general cleanliness in the work area.
  • Participate in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
  • Participate in continuous medical education
  • Receive specimens for pathology and carry out appropriate testing observing internal quality checks to ensure validity of test results.
  • Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Key Competencies:

  • Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Registration with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board is mandatory
  • Minimum 5 (Five ) years working experience
  • Demonstrable computer literacy
  • Ability to work under stress and for extended hours
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Being able to concentrate for long periods of time
  • Having high attention to details

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications indicating their current salary and expected salary, with detailed curriculum vitae, copy of national ID, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to [email protected] quoting the position you are applying for as the subject e.g. ‘Client Experience Manager’.

Upon being successful during interviews, the successful candidate must present the following; National ID, KRA Pin, current coloured passport photo, NSSF & NHIF, Good Conduct Certificate, academic and professional certificates, latest pay slips from previous employer (where applicable).

Please note only online applications will be accepted.
Applications to be received on or before 18th May 2024.

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