Laboratory Assistant job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)


The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Laboratory Assistant job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 10 May 2022

Hiring Organization: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Job Details:

Job Title REF: TS/HR/PMGT/09
Classification: Contract-full time
Reports to: Laboratory Technician
Salary: Commensurate with training and experience
Duty Station: TASO Mbale CoE
Directly Supervises: None

Main Purpose of the Job:
To carry out basic Laboratory tests to aid in diagnosis of communicable and non-communicable diseases according to standard laboratory procedures, and support medical and counselling teams understand and utilize laboratory services at the TASO Centres of Excellence.

Key Outputs
• Basic laboratory tests conducted for TASD clients and staff Submission of quality laboratory activity reports on time
• Reagents and Supplies managed
• Laboratory results Documented and submitted to Clinicians for routine investioay the laboratory SOPs

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Draw blood from patients for investigations as guided by the laboratory SOPs
• Prepare Laboratory reagents, stains for routine investigations.
• Carry out basic Laboratory investigations and submit reports to clinicians
• Manage and account for resources in the laboratory
• Participating in quality assurance for the Laboratory.
• Following safety measures against hazards.
• Requisitioning supplies for Laboratory work and keeping records of stock (stock taking)
• Maintain work area and Equipment
• Compiling and submitting reports
• Adhering professional code of Ethics and Conduct
• Participate in CMEs on relevant topics for laboratory service utilization at the centre
• Participating in proficiency testing and quality control programs.
• Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation
• Promote the vision, mission and values of TASO as expressed in the policies, regulations and guidelines of the Organisation.
• Any other duty assigned by the Immediate supervisor


PERSON SPECIFICATIONS: Laboratory Assistant
Minimum Academic Qualifications
• Must have a Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized institution
• Registered with the Allied Health Professional council and Valid Practicing License
Additional Training Necessary: Training in GCLP
Minimum Experience and Exposure: At least 2 years' experience in Laboratory Practice with training in Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP)
Other Qualities/Attributes: Knowledge in Computer Applications, Ability to interpret Routine Laboratory test results and Good Communication Skills.

Application procedure

Application Procedure Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer / immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for. None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees' designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts.
All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents as one document (labeled with candidate's full names) and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to: https://www.cognitoforms.com/TASO1/THEAIDSSUPPORTORGANISATIONTASO.
Please visit the TASO Website at www.tasouganda.org to access the detailed job advert. Also note that only applications received online shall be considered. * Posting Date: April 27, 2022 * Closing Date: May 10, 2022 at 4:30pm
While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. * Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Date Posted: 2022-05-04

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