Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Organization: Watoto Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: Watoto Village Clinic - Bbira, Uganda
Watoto Child Care Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical, spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Actively participates in routine laboratory operations within the areas of hematology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, parasitology and as assigned by the MLC
- The jobholder plans, coordinates and organises all the medical laboratory screenings within Watoto medical services
- Keenly monitors temperatures of the laboratory, refrigerators, freezers, incubators and heating blocks to assure proper conditions for testing and storage of supplies.
- Updates and maintains inventory of lab supplies/stock within the laboratory
- Works closely with fellow lab scientists, MLC and Procurement to ensure that all the laboratories are well stocked
- Ensures compliance to policies and Standard Operating Procedures, including continual development of policies, protocols, departmental forms and guidelines within the laboratory section
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate for the Watoto Child Care Ministries Laboratory Technician career opportunity should hold a Diploma/certificate in medical Laboratory
- One year of experience preferably in pediatrics
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to children of all ages
- High level of motivation and initiative, and strive for a high standard of practice and passionate about community health care
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover letter, academic documents and CV ( not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a cell recommendation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject Line: Laboratory Technician Candidate - First Name, Last Name).
Deadline: 27th May 2016
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