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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Senior Laboratory Technologist Job at Lira Regional Referral Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Laboratory Technologist

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: Senior Laboratory Technologist U4-MED-2
Report to: Principal Laboratory Technologist
Location: LRRH

Duties and responsibilities:
• Work closely with the Lab Team to support the development of attainable, appropriate, good quality Lab services
• Provide Laboratory advice to clinical team on choice of examinations, use of Lab services and interpretation of Laboratory results.
• Work with the regional referral hospital laboratory team to strengthen quality improvement approaches geared towards accrediting the regional referral Hospital Laboratory.
• Supporting and strengthening the district Samples and Results Transport Network operation as stated in the Hubs operations guidelines.
• Support the regional referral hospital Laboratory to effectively manage laboratory supplies forecast, quantify, order and request for supplies from NMS or CPHL
• Offer technical support and supervision of all POCT offering HIV/AIDS related tests in the hospital.:
• Develop a QA/QA system (internal quality control system and external quality control system and standard operating procedures and manuals) in line with MoH guidelines and ensuring their use in selected facilities.
• Establishing and monitoring of equipment Management and Maintenance Systems in the Laboratory.
• Establishing and monitoring a Supply Chain Management System and ensure timely ordering of Lab supplies
• Ensure hub operations in the regional referral Hospital are operating smoothly.
• Participate in writing weekly, Monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the hospital management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The applicant must hold a Diploma in Laboratory Science or A Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory Science. Additional training in the same field will be of added advantage.
• Three years of demonstrable practical experience with managing Laboratory programs and laboratory commodities, mentorships
• Knowledge and competence in Strengthening the Laboratory Management Towards Accreditation (SLMTA) and Laboratory Quality Management Systems (LQMS)
• Experience in developing and implementing Lab systems at different levels in the health services.
• Experience in providing technical Assistance to large scale HIV/AIDS laboratories within MoH structures and systems
• 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.