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  • Posted: Dec 23, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 29, 2020
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    St. Francis Community Hospital is a Faith Based Hospital which was officially opened in January 24, 2009. It is located along Kasarani-Mwiki Road, Nairobi. It is neat, efficient, affordable and patient-friendly. It is run by the Little Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi under the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The hospital has partnered with many organizations in...
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    Lab Technologist


    No of Positions: 2

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Collect blood specimens from patients, label specimens and evaluate correct specimens for the tests requested.
    • Perform tests and sample analysis in the areas of Hematology, Immunology Histopathology/Cytology, Clinical Chemistry, and Microbiology.
    • Verify the validity of all submitted samples prior to accepting the specimen.
    • Prepare samples for storage and maintain specimen inventory.
    • Prepare peripheral blood films and tissue specimens in readiness for reporting by the pathologists.
    • Perform calibration, standardization and routine preventive maintenance on laboratory instruments such as centrifuges, microscopes, incubators, analyzers, refrigerators, freezers, in accordance with the established procedures, protocols and schedules.
    • Perform Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) activities.
    • Review all tests results for accuracy and consistency, correlating results with patients’ conditions.
    • Notify the appropriate health professional in case of Critical / Panic values or questionable results that require verification or re-collection of samples.
    • Maintain laboratory records and archiving system of patient information, equipment and tests results to comply with regulations.
    • Enter results in the laboratory information management system.
    • Assist in writing and revising of the technical procedures and manuals.
    • Maintain inventory of equipment and monitor laboratory supply levels and assist in re-ordering and inventory of supplies.
    • Comply with all relevant safety and infection control policies and procedures.
    • Ensure tidiness of laboratory rooms, benches and proper housekeeping.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirement:

    • A degree / diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences.
    • Must be registered and licensed by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB).
    • At Least 2 years post qualification experience.
    • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate data critically.
    • Ability to prepare and keep budgets.
    • MUST be Computer literate.
    • Familiar with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
    • Familiarity with the total quality process- Quality assurance, quality control processes are mandatory.
    • Experience in performing common laboratory tests.
    • Ability to prepare reagents, stains and media.
    • Ability to carry out grossing, sectioning of specimens.
    • Ability to calibrate, operate and maintain laboratory instruments.
    • Familiarity with (Laboratory information management system) LIMS.
    • Minimum two (2) years working experience.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong customer care skills

    Method of Application

    If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send your application to (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title, reference number and your salary expectation by 29th December 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees.

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