County Coordinator Laboratory Services

Vihiga County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the above position within its staff establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


16. County Coordinator Laboratory Services. -JOB GROUP ‘N’– (1 Post)

Duties and responsibilities
a. coordinate provision of laboratory services in the county
b. Preparing and implementing work plans and programmes, ensuring submission of samples to reference and collaborating research institutes.
c. Coordinate safe laboratory waste disposal.
d. Overseeing proficiency testing.
e. Managing laboratory supplies
f. Facilitating technical evaluation for laboratory supplies and equipment
g. Provide technical advice on bios security matters.
h. ensuring adherence to good laboratory practice, implementing and maintaining laboratory operation standards
i. Liaising and collaborating with regional and national reference laboratories and research institutes for exchange of laboratory findings EQA, and mentoring and training of laboratory staff.

Minimum qualifications:
a. Must have served in Job Group M for a minimum period of 3 years or it’s equivalent
b. Bachelor degree in medical laboratory science from a recognized institution
c. Certificate of registration by the medical laboratory Board.
d. Valid practicing license from laboratory Board.
e. Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the previous assignments
g. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution is an added advantage.
h. Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution is an added advantage.

All applicants Must fulfill Chapter six of the constitution requirement
Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.
Terms of Service: All the above posts shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

“Vihiga County is an Equal opportunity employer”

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates to the undersigned.
Key responsibilities and job specifications for the above positions are available on the official County websites

All application from interested and qualified candidates should be submitted on or before 26th day of October 2020

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

P.O BOX 880-50300

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