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In-Charge Medical Laboratory Technologist

Cure Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 23, 2022.

Cure Uganda Carreer opportunities in Uganda In-Charge Medical Laboratory Technologist Jobs opportunities in Uganda at Cure Uganda

# Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties
• Administration of Laboratory
• Reviews and approves all laboratory procedures and policies
• Responds to problems encountered in the laboratory operations in a timely
• Participates in planning for laboratory related issues
• Requisitions for supplies necessary for laboratory work and keeps a record
of their inventory and use.
• Reports any malfunction of equipment to Medical Director and appropriate
personnel as soon as possible.
• Represents the hospital at medical laboratory related activities as
• Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.
• Supervision
• Adheres to CHU and Ministry of Health standards of patient care, treatment
protocols, and documentation. Adhering to standards of performance for
interaction with other units within and outside of the hospital.
• Coordination of the day to day laboratory operations
• Accurate analysis of laboratory specimens & high degree of proficiency and
understanding in laboratory procedures.
• Performs all functions with regard to drawing blood, specimen, and
performing laboratory tests of patients, as per physician request.
• Examine body fluids and tissues for abnormal chemical levels, cells or
• Prepare biopsy tissues and ship them for microscopic examination by
• Determine blood type for transfusions.
• Conduct medical research and analyses.
• Operates and maintains sophisticated instruments and equipment used in the
division, is able to properly set up, calibrate, maintain, operate and shut
down such instruments.
• Maintains competence in Laboratory Information System that is crucial to the
quality operations of the laboratory and patient care.
• Actively participates in Quality Improvement Programs essential to ensure
that laboratory testing is accurate, timely and meets customer needs.
• Training and Development
• Teaches others the proper aspects of laboratory functions including managing
supplies and maintenance of machinery associated with laboratory equipment
• Participates in CME activities as may be organized in and outside of the
• Trains and orientates new Medical Laboratory staff and interns in the
performance and interpretation of tests.
• Communication
• Ensure effective communication with other disciplines within the facility to
ensure a continuum of patient care.
• Conduct performance review for all staff in the Laboratory.
• Participates in staff & conducts departmental meetings.
• Communicates effectively with all other hospital employees to ensure proper
patient care from every discipline within the facility
• Communicates effectively with all other hospital employees to ensure proper
patient care from every discipline within the facility.
• Maintains patient confidence and protects the hospital by keeping
information confidential.
• Spiritual Ministry
• Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.
• Occupation Health and Safety
• All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to
themselves, other staff members or customers.
• Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their
own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as
• Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-
being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where
• Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of
concern when identified.
• Other duties
• Other official related duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

Job Requirements
• A Bachelors degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent
• 1 to 3 years’ experience in Medical Laboratory Technologist functions
preferred with extensive and Progressive experience in performing isolation
and identification of pathogens in a busy reputable clinical laboratory as an
added advantage.
• Ability to mentor the current lab team on isolation and identification of
pathogens and improve on the current microbiological practices for better
patient outcomes.
• Must be registered with the Allied Health Professional’s Council
• Good communication skills with peers, superiors, physicians, patients and
their families
• Ability to explain to others laboratory tests being performed
• Ability and willingness to learn new techniques and procedures as are added
to laboratory test menu from time to time
• Ability to handle or process confidential documents or material in an
appropriate manner
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, work independently,
and proceed with objectives without supervision
• Willingness to travel to remote clinic associated with our facility as may
be allocated

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