Kenya: MAT Clinic Laboratory Technologist

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Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Mar 2018

The University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, through its operating arm Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Kenya implements comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment programs to facilitate the Ministry of Health in Kenya to control the spread of HIV and rapidly scale up HIV services, institute continuous quality improvement methods as well as the M & E infrastructure necessary to support these services.

MGIC Kenya is seeking suitably qualified persons able to fill the following position.

Position : MAT Clinic Laboratory Technologist

Location : Nairobi, Kenya.

JOB SUMMARY

The primary function for this position is to perform routine clinical laboratory tests per prescribed procedures and acceptable practice pertaining to HIV/AIDS management, and general laboratory procedures in a Medically Assisted Therapy (MAT) Clinic

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performing Safe phlebotomy, sample collection and specimen management.

  2. Performing rapid diagnostic tests.

  3. Transporting samples from the MAT Clinic to the main laboratory for analysis.

  4. Collection of results for analyzed tests from the main lab, and keeping records of the same.

  5. Proper handling and segregation of waste in the MAT phlebotomy room.

  6. Ensuring proper organization of the MAT phlebotomy room, for efficient flow of activities.

  7. Keeping proper records of MAT clients attended to.

  8. Commodity management for phlebotomy & sample collection equipment.

Academic Qualifications:

· Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science Technology

· Higher National Diploma/Bachelors in Medical Laboratory Science Technology an added advantage

Professional Qualifications

· Registration with Medical Laboratory Technologist and Technicians Board

· Current Membership/Practicing License from the KMLTTB

Experience:

· At least 3 years relevant experience

· Experience working in a MAT clinic is an added advantage

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@ mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 13th March 2018. Applicants are advised to include the position title “MAT Clinic Laboratory Technologist” as the subject.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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