lab Technologist

• Job Type: Full – time
• Location: Ruiru.
• Job Vacancy: Lab Technologist.
• Job Field: Medical/Health

Job Summary.

The Laboratory Technologist’s major role is to collect patient’s body fluids and tissues and other specimens for lab tests and analysis.He/she is also responsible in providing excellent customer service to the clients.

Job Description.

  • Receiving, verifying and processing of specimens.
  • Preparing clients for collection of specimens.
  • Receiving, collecting, labeling and registering of specimens.
  • Disaggregating specimens for processing analyses.
  • Preparing reagents.
  • Examining specimens.
  • Writing and recording of results.
  • Dispatching the results for use in clinical management.
  • Preparing stains.
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality services, stock control and excellent customer service.
  • Effectively manage laboratory supplies to ensure availability, efficient use and minimal stock variances.
  • Dispatch samples for outsourced testing in a timely manner and maintain related records.
  • Perform blood counts and blood tests for transfusion purposes.
  • Work with medical laboratory technologists/scientists in more complex laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Maintain laboratory archives and relevant records.
  • Archiving of specimens and records as per laboratory SOPS.
  • Proper Management of laboratory equipment by doing daily routine maintenance, calibration and quality control.
  • Proper Management of laboratory reagents and consumables as per laboratory SOPS.
  • Compliance with relevant policies and procedures including but not limited to those related to safety and infection control.
  •  Knowledge and experience in different laboratory disciplines especially hematology and biochemistry.
  • Keep inventory of all lab equipment, draw a maintenance and calibration schedule and report immediately any equipment malfunction that needs repair.
  • Keep quality control as per required regulations of laboratory services at County and National Regulatory bodies.
  • Any other duty assigned by the Line manager or senior management staff.

Minimum Qualifications.

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualifications from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
  • Valid practicing license from the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists.
  • At least 1-year experience in a busy hospital setting.

Key competency.

  • Good computer and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player.
  • Good organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Timely release of accurate, precise and reproducible results.

Eligible candidates are requested to email their application letters, CV and copy of their certificates to: on or before Sunday 18th January 2020.  Please indicate the position you are interested in on the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Plainsview Nursing Home is an equal opportunity employer.

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