Job Summary

Ensure smooth running of the laboratory department and compliance to the Kenya Medical Laboratory, Technicians and Technologist Board.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Department:               Laboratory
Job Title:               Pathologist
Reports:               Head of Clinical Services

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Co-ordinating Processing of biological specimen in the laboratory
•    Monitoring quality control
•    Preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and working bench instructions.
•    Preparing and participating in laboratory audits
•    Establish quality laboratory indicators
•    Provide Cytology, quality Assurance and clinic-pathological correlation where appropriate.
•    Analyzing all histology specimens.
•    Working closely with Head of department and section heads in developing and implementing departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
•    Works closely with clinical colleagues in the provision of efficient and quality service.
•    Provides consultation to clinical colleagues regarding the medical significance of laboratory findings and in such advice as may be needed.
•    Applies medical / clinical knowledge in decisions pertaining to laboratory management.
•    Develops and implements the laboratory goals and objectives, quality assurance programs, policies and procedures, financial proposals/ plans/budgets.
•    Develops and oversee implementation of measures to constantly improve laboratory’s workflow and processes.
•    Responsible for supervision, training and appraisal of laboratory technologist.
•    Verification of laboratory results.
•    Participates in continuous medical education program for laboratory, departmental and hospital staff.
•    Provide Post mortem and embalming services

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Experience:

•    Masters degree in Pathology
•    Degree in Medicine and Surgery.
•    Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board and hold a valid practicing license.
•    Valid Advanced Cardiac Life Support training.

Desired Competencies
•    Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.
•    Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
•    Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and work both collaboratively and independently to meet deadlines
•    Ability to collaborate with and influence individuals at all levels of the hospital

How to Apply
•    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications so as to reach the undersigned on or before 15TH April 2021 at 5.00 pm.
•    Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted
•    Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
•    Short listed candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

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