Job Opportunities

1.     Laboratory Technologist

Vacancy No: AKHK/MDLT/L/002

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the successful candidate will ensure provision of effective, efficient, and quality laboratory analytical services in the hospital

Other Responsibilities:

  • Receive, accession and process specimens, release patient results and manage laboratory archives 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.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures including but not limited to those related to safety and infection control.

Requirements

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum three years working experience in a busy medical laboratory.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board with a current practice license is mandatory.
  • Candidates with excellent experience in Biochemistry and Hematology benches will have an added advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures.
  • Ability to write and review SOPs.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

 

 

2.     Phlebotomist

Vacancy no: AKHK/MDPD/006

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for safe collection of laboratory samples following laid down procedures, ensuring suitability of test samples and privacy of patients and personnel.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Timely collection of blood samples and other types of specimens for laboratory investigations from both in-patients and out-patients as per test requirements.
  • Timely recording and distribution of specimens to laboratory for processing.
  • Maintain adequate stocks of phlebotomy supplies within the section.
  • Bleed donors as per the laboratory standard operating procedures.
  • Attend to patients’ queries and demonstrate good public relations and customer care.
  • Perform and manage quality control checks for all pre-analytical processes, consumables and the environment.
  • Support the laboratory to maintain ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation.

Requirements

  • Certificate in Phlebotomy or its equivalent.
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences will be an added advantage
  • At least two years working experience in a similar position.
  • Excellent public relations and communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Candidates who have worked in an accredited laboratory will have an added advantage.

 

 

Method of Application

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 31st August 2021.

The email subject line MUST include position title and Vacancy number being applied for i.e LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST AKHK/MDLT/L/002

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 meeting, or medical examination).

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer.”

 

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