Laboratory Technologist Jobs – Kyambogo University

Laboratory Technologist Jobs – Kyambogo University

Job Title:         Laboratory Technologist

Organization: Kyambogo University

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director Health Services

About US:

Kyambogo University is the second largest Public University in Uganda. Since its formation in 2003, the University has established itself as one of the leading Universities in Uganda offering a number of academic programmes in line with vocational education, teacher training, hands-on engineering, special needs training, social sciences, pure and applied sciences, entrepreneurship and management that meet the Market remands and development needs of the Country. The Strategic Focus Areas of the University include: Teaching Learning; Research, Innovation and Knowledge Generation; Physical Infrastructure, Facilities and ICT Development; Institutional Development and Strategic Marketing.

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technologist will primarily manage the Medical Centre laboratory services and carry out specialized analysis for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of epidemics, and research.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and budget for laboratory services in the Medical Centre.
  • Participate in investigations of epidemic disease outbreaks.
  • Participate in collection, handling, and analyzing specimens brought for investigation in the laboratory.
  • Carryout laboratory analysis, interpreting results and submitting reports to the clinicians.
  • Requisition and account for laboratory equipment, materials.
  • Compile and submit reports to the Director Health Service.

Key Outputs:

  • Planning and budgeting for laboratory activities carried out.
  • Laboratory investigations for the identification of epidemic disease outbreaks carried out.
  • Laboratory test results and treatment harmonized.
  • Clinical staff advised on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen.
  • Laboratory equipment, materials and other resources requisitioned for, kept securely and accounted for.
  • Laboratory data compiled, analyzed and stored.
  • Appropriate disposal of laboratory wastes done.
  • Reports compiled and submitted.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Technology.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in a recognised hospital/ Health Canter.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should submit their applications together with the following:

  • A detailed and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
  •  Certified copies of academic transcripts, certificates, and professional qualifications, appointment letters, and in case of health workers; registration certificates and valid practicing license from relevant professional bodies.
  •  Names and addresses of three referees.
  • Copies of the National Identity Card, birth certificate or copies of relevant pages of the passport and National ID indicating the applicant’s date of birth.

Applications should be addressed to:

Director Human Resources,

Kyambogo University,

Second Floor, Administration Block (Records Office)

P.O. Box 1,

Kyambogo, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 29th June 2018

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