3 US Entry Level PEPFAR Grant Jobs – Laboratory Technician at Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Senior Medical
Funding Source: Luweero,
Masindi and Sironko, Uganda
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to identified hospitals and
Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Works closely with ward managers in the preparation
of patients for laboratory tests.
Participate in the proper collection, handling and
transportation of specimens to the laboratory.
Conducts laboratory analysis, interprets results and
submits reports to Clinicians.
In charge of sending requisitions for equipment and
other supplies.
Ensures that equipment is functional and well
Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
Ensures safety measures against hazards.
Actively participates in safety assurance to
Participates in research.
Adheres to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicants must hold National Diplomas in
Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
They must be registered with the Allied Health
Professionals Council.
At least two years’ experience as a Laboratory
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested should send their applications in triplicate on Public
Service Form No. 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary of the respective District
Service Commission. The application forms are obtainable from the Health
Service Commission and District Service Commission Offices or download here.  Handwritten applications in triplicate are
also acceptable. The applications should bear the title, number of the post
applied for, name of the District and name of the site where the job is
tenable. (Check at the top of the bottom). Please include telephone contacts on
the application. The applicants should apply for only one post in one Local
Government. The applicants should attach to each of the three application forms
or hand written application letters three (3) sets of certified photocopies of
their academic certificates, testimonials, professional registration
certificates, valid practicing licenses and three (3) of their recent
passport-size photographs.
Send your
applications or deliver them to your preferred district addresses as indicated
Luweero P.O.
Box 78, Luweero
Masindi P.O.
Box 67, Masindi
Sironko P.O.
Box 34, Sironko
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit
(PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.       
Deadline: 29th September, 2015

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