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  • Posted: Jul 16, 2021
    Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
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  • LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. We also carry out sexual and reproductive ...
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    Laboratory Technologist

    REPORTS TO: PROJECT OFFICER
    LOCATION: KISUMU - TIVOLI

    JOB PURPOSE

    In coordination with Project Officer, oversee all components of HPV testing to include: supply chain management, packaging, distribution, cold-chain storage and transport, timely specimen collection, specimen processing within 48 hours of receipt, data collection, dissemination of results to Community Health Volunteers within 24-48 hours of results and biohazard disposal.

    KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Ensure quality assurance for each client’s specimen.
    2. Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for laboratory, conducting all specimen preparation, processing and biohazard disposal in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices.
    3. Notify Project Officer and CCC no later than 4 hours of any malfunction issues or challenges with PCR testing system, laboratory equipment, devices or consumables that may adversely affect program quality.
    4. Ensure all HPV tests are kept in strict accordance with manufacturer standards for cold-chain storage, notifying Partner within 4 hours of any lost, stolen or damaged HPV tests.
    5. Set-up and maintain laboratory to be consistent with processing for molecular testing, ensuring maintenance of laboratory at high standards of sterility and contamination control; make all necessary improvements as advised by CCC.
    6. Support data management and documentation of results in timely manner.
    7. Maintain adequate stock of consumables and re-order necessary supplies in anticipation of stock-outs.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    1. Minimum Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or Health Sciences.
    2. Must have current registration with the KMLTT Board.
    3. At least 3 years’ experience working in a medical laboratory.
    4. Excellent report writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
    5. Good Computer usage skills.
    6. Proactive, creative, systematic thinker and problem-solver.

    Further details can be obtained from our website: www.lvcthealth.org

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest indicating Salary history and expectations to [email protected] clearly indicating the position applied for and reference number as the subject. Applications should reach us NOT later than 26th July 2021

    Note; Qualified Internal candidates are encouraged to apply.

    LVCT Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    LVCT Health DOES NOT charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process, neither does it ask for information on applicants' Bank Accounts.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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