Fresher Jobs – Laboratory Assistant at Health Service Commission

Job Title:    Laboratory Assistant
Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Senior
Laboratory Assistant
Funding Source: Sironko,
Uganda
Reference:
PER./147/231/01
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:
·        
In charge of preparing laboratory reagents, stains
for routine investigations.
·        
Conducts basic laboratory tests and submits reports
to Clinicians.
·        
Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
·        
Participates in quality assurance for laboratories.
·        
The incumbent services equipment regularly.
·        
Follows safety measures against hazards.
·        
Responsible for requisitioning for necessary
supplies for laboratory work and keeps record of stock.
·        
Participates in research activities.
·        
Compiles and sends periodic reports.
·        
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The Laboratory Assistants should hold relevant
certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a
recognized institution.
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience as a Laboratory
Assistant.
·        
The applicant must be registered and licensed by the
Allied Health Professionals Council.
·        
Adheres to the Professional Codes of Conduct and
Ethics.
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 the district address as indicated below;
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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