Laboratory Technologist Job Opportunity at Rakai Health Sciences Program

Vacancy title: Laboratory Technologist

Type: FULL TIME

Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals

Jobs at: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job: 17 January 2020

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kalisizo , East Africa

JOB DETAILS:
Rakai Health Sciences Program (RSHP) is a collaborative bio medical research and service delivery
organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of
community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district s of South central
Uganda.
Laboratory Technologist
POSITION: 1
Duty Station: KALISIZO
Job Summary
The Laboratory Technologist will be involved in all Laboratory procedures in the RHSP Laboratory at Kalisizo Station. He/ She will be required to conform to Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) guidelines. The RHSP laboratory does automated and/or manual assays in the fields of chemistry, molecular biology, flow cytometry, hematology, microbiology and serology. .

Job Responsibilities
• Perform analytical work for both research and clinical management purposes.
• Receipt and processing of samples including long term archival.
• Do preventive and scheduled maintenance of equipment
• Collection of different types of samples including phlebotomy
• Write Standard Operating Procedures
• Manage laboratory logistic s
• Any other official duty as may be assigned by management

Job Skills: Not Specified

Knowledge and Experience
• A bachelor’s in Biomedical laboratory technology or related courses from a recognized institution.
• At least 2 years of experience in a clinical/research multi-disciplinary laboratory.
• Training in SLMTA, Biosafety and Laboratory Quality Management System is an added advantage.
• Demonstrate skills in professional code of conduct and ethics
• Self-motivated and able to work under minimum supervision.
• Pleasant, social, hardworking, flexible, with a spirit of team work/building.

Job Education Requirements: bachelor’s in Biomedical laboratory technology

Job Experience Requirements: 2 years

Job application procedure
All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates (in one document), addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered. Deadline for Submission: Friday, 17th January 2020 by 5:00pm. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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