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Laboratory Technologists

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist, the Medical Laboratory Technologist’s job exists to provide services to patients in the hospital, provide clinical research and training, and advise the hospital.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR VACANT POSITIONS IN GATUNDU LEVEL 5 HOSPITAL

At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.

6. Laboratory Technologists – KUTRRH/GATHA/LABT/006 - 3 POSTS

Job Description
Reporting to the Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist, the Medical Laboratory Technologist’s job exists to provide services to patients in the hospital, provide clinical research and training, and advise the hospital.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
i. Ensure that the laboratory is clean and in the required condition in order to provide conducive working environment for quality service delivery in the hospital.
ii. Review laboratory safety policies and procedures in collaboration with the Chief Laboratory technologist and sensitize the same to other laboratory staff, interns and students in the hospital.
iii. Implement the required laboratory safety standards enshrined in Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures in the hospital.
iv. Conduct confirmatory tests and other diagnostic procedures in order to confirm the finding of junior laboratory staff in the laboratory.
v. Ensure proper handling, storage and management of laboratory equipment, materials and records in the laboratory.
vi. Implement and maintain laboratory operating systems for implementing laboratory programmes, projects and activities in the laboratory.
vii. Implement continuing training and development of laboratory staff for continuous quality and timely services delivery to patients in the hospital.
viii. Guide and mentor junior laboratory staff, interns and student, together with their work in the laboratory.
ix. Provide clinical research and training in Medical Laboratory Sciences and technology to students in the laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Diploma or Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution.
ii. Higher National Diploma (HND) in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution is an added advantage.
iii. Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board (KMLTTB)
iv. Proficiency in computer applications.
v. Knowledge of relevant legislations.
vi. Knowledge of professional standards.
vii. Proven track record of research and training in a reputable institution.
viii. At least two years (2) of working experience as a Medical Laboratory Technologists in a busy hospital.

Soft Skills Required
i. Organizational skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. Observation skills
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate
vi. Team player
vii. Ability to work under pressure

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form ONLY to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya


For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 1st December 2020. Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal: www.kutrrh.go.ke
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All shortlisted candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through official emails/ telephone.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

YOUTH, WOMEN AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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