Laboratory Technologist Job in Kisumu – Aga Khan Hospital 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Laboratory Technologist Job in Kisumu – Aga Khan Hospital 2021
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AGA KHAN HOSPITAL, KISUMU

LOCUM OPPORTUNITY

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Kapsabet, Migori, Bomet and Narok.

The hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill locum (temporary/part time) positions within its outreach centres, the positions are listed below:

LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (LOCUM)

Vacancy no: AKHK/MDLT/L/002

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing documentation, processing patient’s samples, ensuring timely dispatch of results and maintain records as per the AKHK laboratory policy.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive and process specimens, release patients result and archive specimens as per laboratory procedures.
  • Maintain relevant equipment in terms of routine maintenance, calibration, and quality control.
  • Participate in proficiency testing and other quality assurance programs.
  • Create and maintain documents and records as required in the laboratory.
  • Select, bleed donors, and prepare blood and blood products for transfusion as per laboratory procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant policies and procedures including but not limited to those related to safety and infection control.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Excellent knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in microbiology.
  • Ability to write and review SOPs.
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Minimum three years working experience in a busy medical laboratory.
  • Knowledge and experience in ISO 15189 Standard is desirable.
  • Possession of a Phlebotomy certificate will be an added advantage.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board with a current practice license is mandatory.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line, including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org on or before 29th January 2021.

The email subject line MUST include position title and Vacancy number being applied for e.g. “LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (LOCUM) AKHK/MDLT/L/002

Do state the preferred outreach in your application letter

Positions that have the word Kisumu at the end e.g. “cook-Kisumu” means that the available locum is only for our Kisumu facility.

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, medical examination, or any fee)

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”

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