Jobs in Uganda - 03 Laboratory Assistant Jobs at Medical Teams International

03 Laboratory Assistant Job Posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 03

Deadline: 26 May 2021

Hiring Organization: Medical Teams International

Job Details:

Job Summary: Responsible for performing routine laboratory investigations for patients. Ensure security and hygiene measures are respected at all times.
Job Location: Hoima and Adjumani


Job Responsibilities:
• Collect samples, including performing phlebotomy and conducting home visits to patients unable to travel to health facility, and conduct routine laboratory investigations for patients
• Interpret laboratory results, communicate findings to clinicians and file reports while ensuring confidentiality
• Process specimens to be sent to outside laboratories and do follow up
• Maintain quality control of specimen samples
• Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met; manage waste as per good laboratory practices
• Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
• Monitor the consumption of supplies and equipment required for laboratory activities and notify supervisor of re-stocking needs
• Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
• Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, Licenses and Certifications
• Advanced Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques is required
• Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
• Valid practicing license is required
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required
• Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Basic knowledge of laboratory practices
• Basic knowledge of how to operate standard laboratory equipment
• Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
• Skilled in performing routine laboratory investigations and interpreting results
• Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English
• Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Analytical with attention to detail
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test results
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

Physical Conditions
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

Application procedure

1. Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria should visit the https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=24040&clientkey=BE1660BE3D0630C7C609C2764DD1B065   above to apply. Please include at least 3work related referees on your CV preferably people who have worked with you in your current role and previous and understand your competence and conduct.
2. Only online applications will be accepted. Your application will only be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements and system application procedures.Pleasenotethatifyourapplicationissuccessfullyreceived,youwillreceiveanemailconfirmingthereceiptofyourapplicationandinformingyouofthenextstep.Ensurethatallrequiredfieldsmarkedwith*arefilledbeforesubmittingyourapplication.
3. Medical Teams International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, Shortlisting, interview meeting, processing, reference verification, training or any other fees)
4. Medical Teams International will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.
5. Medical Teams International is an equal opportunity employer.

Date Posted: 2021-05-20

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