Laboratory Technician job opportunity at Straight Talk Foundation

Job Title: Laboratory Technician

Straight Talk Foundation is an indigenous health communications NGO operating nationally in Uganda through the provision of quality behaviour change programs. Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health communication NGO registered in 1997.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Intuitively analyze samples and specimen and interpret results in accordance with STF Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & guidelines as well as MOH policies & guidelines
  • Ensure the safety and functionality of lab equipment through preventative maintenance
  • Run Quality Control procedures on samples for validation of results and procedures
  • Develop SOPs governing laboratory operations in line with Good Clinical Laboratory Standards, STF guidelines and Ministry of Health policies and guidelines
  • Oversee all inventory of Laboratory reagents and ensure proper disposal of lab waste in line with MoH guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should hold a good Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • A minimum of three or more years working experience in a busy clinical laboratory.
  • The applicants should be registered or provide evidence of registering with the Allied Health Professionals.

How to Apply for the job:

All candidates should endeavor to send their applications with detailed CVs and three referees addressed or hand delivered to: The Human Resource & Admin Manager, Straight Talk Foundation, Plot 4 Acacia Avenue, Kampala, Uganda or via Email to:

Deadline:  Friday 7th November 2014.

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