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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

3 Laboratory Technician Jobs at Lira Regional Referral Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Laboratory Technician

Jobs at:
Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
March 15, 2019.
Duty Station:
Lira , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 11th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:

BACKGROUND
Lira Regional Referral Hospital is a 400 Bed Hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira town and serves a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral facility offering both specialized and general services to the districts in its service area. The Hospital with support from the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango Project seeks to recruit personnel in different fields to fill in the following positions:
Job Title: Laboratory Technician (3) U5-MED-1
Report to: Senior Laboratory Technician
Location: LRRH

Duties and responsibilities;
• Liaises with ward managers in the preparation of patients for laboratory tests.
• Participates in proper collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the laboratory.
• Carries out laboratory analysis, interprets results and submits reports to clinicians.
• Ensures that equipment is functional and well maintained.
• Requisitions for equipment and other supplies.
• Ensures safety measures against hazards.
• Participates in Internal Quality assurance to laboratories.
• Adheres to the relevant codes of conduct and ethics.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The applicant must hold a minimum Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology from a recognized institution
• Knowledge and competence in Strengthening the Laboratory Management Towards Accreditation (SLMTA) and Laboratory Quality Management Systems (LQMS)
• Experience in handling Quality improvement approaches and providing clinical training to Laboratory personnel.
• Should have a valid annual practicing License

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications addressed to the Human Resource Officer Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O. Box 2, Lira Uganda or Have it hand delivered to the hospital. With their application letters and CV to not later than March 15, 2019.