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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 28, 2023
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    The county’s rich history is joined at the hip with that of the entire nation. When the Kenya-Uganda railway line was constructed, although heavily criticized as the Lunatic Express or a road to nowhere, it had a profound impact on the creation of the nation today known as Kenya.
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    Assistant Director, Medical Laboratory Services (1 Position)

     VACANCY No. 03/PROM/2023/68


    Requirements for Appointment:

    • Served in the grade of Principal Medical Laboratory Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board;
    • Master Degree in any of the following: - Medical Parasitology, Medical Parasitology and Entomology, Medical Entomology, Clinical Chemistry, Medical Biochemistry, Hematology, Blood Transfusion Science, Medical Microbiology, Virology, Medical Bacteriology, Mycology, Clinical Cytology, Histopathology, Immunology, Epidemiology, Public Health (Epidemiology), Infectious Disease Diagnosis, Laboratory Management, Molecular Science or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board;
    • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Technicians and Technologists Board;
    • Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Technicians and Technologists Board;
    • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in computer application skills from recognized institutions; and
    • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results. 

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Implementing laboratory policies, guidelines, strategies and programmes;, 
    • Supervising the preparation of reagents, tins and examination specimens, 
    • Verifying and approving laboratory findings and results;
    • providing specifications for the procurement of medical laboratory reagents, apparatus and equipment;
    • overseeing the maintenance of equipment for clinical testing, vector and insecticide application monitoring and evaluation;
    • investigating disease outbreaks in liaison with other health care providers; 
    • supervising the archiving of specimen of medical importance for reference; 
    • liaising with stakeholders in mapping and surveying of vector borne diseases, communicable and non-communicable disease;
    • undertaking medical Laboratory collaborative research; and 
    • preparing periodical reports.

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates are required to make an application by downloading and completing a Promotion Application Form (PSB FORM -2 (Revised 2023) from County Government of Nakuru website Duly filled application form should be sent to the Board through the Post Office or Courier Services in a sealed envelope to the address below On or Before 28th March, 2023, clearly indicating the vacancy number and position applied for on the envelope (Hand delivered applications will not be accepted)

    The Secretary
    Nakuru County Public Service Board
    Public Works Building- Prisons Road
    P.O Box 2870-20100

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nakuru County Government on to apply

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