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Laboratory Technician

Medical Teams International

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 25, 2022.

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# Job Description

job Summary: Responsible for the daily operations of the laboratory department
including performing routine lab investigations, maintaining inventory of
laboratory supplies and providing direct supervision to the Laboratory
Assistant. Ensure security and hygiene measures are respected at all times.

Job Responsibilities
• Collect samples, including performing phlebotomy and conducting home visits
to patients unable to travel to health facility, and conduct routine
laboratory investigations for patients
• Interpret laboratory results, communicate findings to clinicians and file
reports while ensuring confidentiality

• Process specimens to be sent to outside laboratories and do follow up as
• Maintain quality control of specimen samples
• Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions,
are met; manage waste as per good laboratory practices
• Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance
with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and
alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
• Responsible for departmental materials management including requisition and
ensuring appropriate consumption to maintain departmental inventory levels

• Develop and conduct CMEs for medical staff as required
• Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of
integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
• Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and
participate in capacity building opportunities

• Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per
MTI policy
• Other duties as assigned

Education, experience, Licenses and Certifications
• Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science is required
• Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
• Valid practicing license is required
• Additional qualifications in Laboratory Management is an added advantage
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required

• Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage

• Thorough knowledge of laboratory practices
• Knowledge of how to operate standard laboratory equipment
• Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol

• Skilled in performing routine laboratory investigations and interpreting
• Skilled in developing and conducting trainings
• Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English
• Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and stand

• Analytical with attention to detail
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

Physical Conditions
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with
very basic living conditions.

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**Closing Date** : 10th Feb. 2022

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