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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Trial Laboratory Technologist Job at Mbale Clinical Research Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Trial Laboratory Technologist [ Type: FULL_TIME , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Administrative & Office ]

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Mbale Clinical Research Institute also found at

Deadline of this Job:
6th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 15th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH

Mbale Clinical Research Institute
Plot 29 – 33 Pallisa Road. P.O. Box 1966, Mbale – Uganda. Mbale Regional Referral & Teaching Hospital Complex.
Email: . Tel: +256 454 660416
Job Title Trial Laboratory Technologist
Job Grade MCRI salary Scale Level 4 step 4
Reports To Laboratory Manager
Direct Reports None
Employment Category Contract
Duty Station Mbale - Uganda
Purpose of the Job
Quality processing of laboratory samples.

1. Sample reception
a) proper reception
2. Sample processing
a) prepare malaria and reticulocyte smears
b) plasma separation and storage
c) Preparation of Dry Blood Spots, RNA
3. Documentation
a) Fill reception logs
b) fill sample storage logs
c) Develop SOPs
d) Fill CRFs
e) Reviewing lab results
4. Sample shipment
a) Identify the samples for shipment
5. Quality Control
a) QC malaria, reticulocyte slides and reagents
6. Equipment maintenance
a) Daily monitoring of equipment
b) Daily cleaning
c) Running calibrations and QC
7. Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Necessary skills & attributes;
1. A minimum of three years’ experience carrying medical laboratory sample processing
2. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of laboratory technologist
3. Good communication and interpersonal skills
4. Honesty and Integrity
5. Fluent in English- written and spoken.
6. Ability to meet assigned deadlines, support team members and uphold team spirit

Qualifications Required
1. A graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in bio medical laboratory technology or bachelor in medical laboratory science
2. Registered with Allied Health Professional Council

Job Qualifications: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
If you are the right candidate, please send your application letter plus the following:
• An up-to-date CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience (presented in relation to each of the responsibilities and each of the experience areas listed above)
• The names and contacts of three referees, and a daytime contact telephone number of each of them.
• Copies of Academic certificates and transcripts for O’ level, A’ level, Under-graduate, postgraduate and professional qualifications.
• The names and contacts of your immediate supervisor(s) in your current or immediate previous jobs.
• Your daytime contact telephone number

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