Laboratory Technologist - K MR 7

Date Posted: Feb. 10, 2023, 10:07 a.m.

Kenya Medical Research - KEMRI

Job Description

Vacancy No. FN-15-02-2023

Qualifications

Diploma in Medical Laboratory, biomedical laboratory or biochemical laboratory.

Extensive and recent hands-on experience on running HIV-1, Pregnancy testing, CD4 count, PCR, HIV ELISA assays and medical sample shipment.

Must have Good Clinical laboratory Practice training and/or CITI training.

Experience

At least two (2) experience is an added advantage Must be registered with the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya.

Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training

Qualities Required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Extensive organization skills

Ability to work in a clinically busy, resource-challenged and demanding environment

Commitment to integrity and high quality performance

Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team

Keen and attentive to detail

Ability to communicate lab results, write reports and trouble shoot lab equipment related challenges

Proactive, ability to work independently, interact well with other departments

Familiarity with a multi- department clinical lab setting

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Accurate and timely performing of Study specific assays

Nasal Swab collection of participants

Ensuring custody of participant specimens and storage/archival

Appropriate reporting of any abnormal lab result

Ensure maintenance and troubleshooting on all lab equipment and report to the supervisor

How To Apply

Applications should include the following: 

  • Letter of application (Include vacancy no.)
  • A current CV with names of at least 2 referees
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice and/or Human Subjects Protection
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

If you believe you meet the stated requirements please apply to 

The Deputy Director, 
CGHR, P.O Box
1578-40100, Kisumu 
 

The subject in the vacancy header should be the vacancy number

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