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Are you looking for Medical jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Laboratory Assistant job at Medical Teams International

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 15, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

In our broken world, so many people are suffering. They are pushed to the margins and forgotten. Men, women and children are persecuted and left without homes. They are hurting, sick and in crisis.

God calls us to love the vulnerable, to dare to love like Jesus. He uses us to provide people in crisis with protection and care.

We work to restore health as the first step to restoring hope. Because every person deserves the chance for a better life.

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Job Title

Laboratory Assistant job at Medical Teams International

Job Description

Responsible for performing routine laboratory investigations for patients. Ensure security and hygiene measures are respected at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect samples, including performing phlebotomy and conducting home visits to patients unable to travel to health facility, and conduct routine laboratory investigations for patients

  • Interpret laboratory results, communicate findings to clinicians and file reports while ensuring confidentiality

  • Process specimens to be sent to outside laboratories and do follow up

  • Maintain quality control of specimen samples

  • Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met; manage waste as per good laboratory practices

  • Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning

  • Monitor the consumption of supplies and equipment required for laboratory activities and notify supervisor of re-stocking needs

  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct

  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications and Competencies

Education, Experience, Licenses and Certifications

  • Advanced Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques is required

  • Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required

  • Valid practicing license is required

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required

  • Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage


KNOWLEDGE

  • Basic knowledge of laboratory practices

  • Basic knowledge of how to operate standard laboratory equipment

  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol


SKILLS

  • Skilled in performing routine laboratory investigations and interpreting results

  • Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English

  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook


ABILITIES

  • Analytical with attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test results

  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

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How to Apply

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Are you interested? Click the "APPLY" button below to submit your application.

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