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Laboratory Co-ordinator Research

Cure Uganda

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

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# Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties
• Technological Function
• Analysing laboratory tests and interpreting test results.
• Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Research Ethics while
participating in research laboratory activities.
• Keep records of the study equipment in the lab, organize for their servicing
and maintain them in good working conditions.
• Report technical problems, including equipment faults to the appropriate
• Evaluate and appropriately communicate test results, compile reports, and
make recommendations.
• Ensure that the laboratory activities are performed within the timelines of
the research studies
• Advise the Research Study teams on matters regarding laboratory operations.
• Leadership and Coordination Function
• Oversee the planning, mobilization and coordination of all research
Laboratory activities.
• Participate in formation of guidelines and SOPs for the research laboratory
• Participate in formulation of guidelines for biobanking of specimen and
drafting of institutional Material Transfer agreements MTA where appropriate
• Requisition for laboratory supplies related to the study in consultation
with the research projects coordinator
• Managing, tracking and accounting for the allocated laboratory supplies and
• Be the link person between different testing labs and the study and follows
up on tests pending at the test labs.
• Be in charge of specimen transfer/referral to the other testing
laboratories/Study sites.
• Quality and Safety Function
• Observing safety and quality assurance practices while conducting laboratory
• Performing and documenting preventive maintenance tasks.
• Keep track of all laboratory incident reports, results that conform to Grade
3, SAE and report to the Study coordinators.
• Supervise the operation of laboratories at the collaborative study sites and
make sure tests are being done timely and correctly.
• Upholds the Principles of good laboratory Management practice and ensures
that the research studies are adhering to these principles and standards.
• Participates in maintenance of good laboratory accreditation according to
the acceptable local and international standards
• Hospital Laboratory and Training Function
• Actively participates in providing essential hospital laboratory testing and
analysis services that are accurate, timely and meets client needs.
• Teaches others the proper aspects of laboratory functions including managing
the 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 Medical Laboratory staff and interns in the
performance and interpretation of different tests.
• Ensure effective communication with other disciplines within the hospital to
ensure a continuum of patient care.
• Participates in hospital laboratory Quality Improvement Programs including
maintenance of equipment, ensuring its proper set up, calibration, and
• Maintains competence in Laboratory Information System that is crucial to the
quality operations of the laboratory and patient care.
• 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
• Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology; with additional background
training in the either the fields of Laboratory Sciences, Epidemiology, or
Molecular Biology.
• Must be registered with the appropriate Health Professionals’ Council
• GCLP, GCP, HSP/RCR training is an added advantage
• At least 2 years of hands on active laboratory experience, especially in a
research setting is an added advantage.
• Experience in supervising research laboratory activities is an added
• Ability to handle or process confidential documents or material in an
appropriate manner
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, and work
• Computer proficiency

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