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Are you looking for Medical jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Medical Gas Technician job at ST. Mary's Hospital Lacor

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

May 24, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor is a private, non-profit Ugandan hospital, whose mission is to guarantee affordable medical services, especially to the most needy.

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Job Title

Medical Gas Technician job at ST. Mary's Hospital Lacor

Job Description

Installing, inspecting, testing, and maintaining medical gas systems, including pipelines, valves, regulators, alarms, and other related equipment, in compliance with regulatory standards and manufacturer specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Installation and Maintenance: Installing, inspecting, testing, and maintaining medical gas systems, including pipelines, valves, regulators, alarms, and other related equipment, in compliance with regulatory standards and manufacturer specifications.

  • Repair and Troubleshooting: Diagnosing and repairing malfunctions or leaks in medical gas systems, as well as troubleshooting issues with pressure, flow, or purity of gases.

  • Quality Control: Conducting routine inspections and tests to verify the integrity and performance of medical gas systems, including pressure tests, leak tests, and purity tests for gases such as oxygen and nitrous oxide.

  • Documentation: Keeping accurate records of inspections, tests, maintenance activities, repairs, and any other relevant information related to medical gas systems, in compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Emergency Response: Responding promptly to emergency situations involving medical gas systems, such as gas leaks or pressure fluctuations, and implementing appropriate safety measures to protect patients, staff, and visitors.

  • Compliance: Ensuring that medical gas systems comply with all applicable regulations, codes, and standards, such as those set forth by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), and the Joint Commission.


  • Training and Education: Providing training and education to healthcare facility staff on the proper handling, storage, and use of medical gases, as well as safety procedures and protocols for responding to gas-related emergencies.

  • Coordination: Collaborating with other healthcare professionals, including facility managers, engineers, safety officers, and medical staff, to ensure effective coordination and communication regarding medical gas system maintenance and safety.

  • Upgrades and Expansion: Assisting with the planning and implementation of upgrades or expansions to medical gas systems to accommodate changes in facility layout, technology, or patient care needs.

  • Continuous Improvement: Staying informed about advances in medical gas technology, regulations, and best practices, and actively participating in professional development activities to enhance knowledge and skills in the field.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • A certificate or Diploma in Medical Gas Techniques or related field like HVAC, Mechanics, Electrical, Plumbing or any other relevant qualification

  • Experience in the field of at least 2 years even as a trained-on-job

  • A committed person with keen attention to detail, not more than 40 years of age


  • Good communication skills, teamwork ability and documentation called for

  • Flexibility of working hours that may include doing night calls

  • Good ICT skills are required

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How to Apply

Applicants can Email their applications together with detailed CVs to the Office at: - vacancies@lacorhospital.org
They can also be hand delivered and addressed to:
The Deputy Administrator-HR
St. Mary's Hospital Lacor
P.O Box 180-Gulu.
Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted and any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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