Laboratory Technologist Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Laboratory
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Laboratory Supervisor
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
Job Summary:  The Laboratory Technologist will be involved
in all Laboratory procedures in the RHSP Laboratory at Kalisizo Station. He/
She will be required to conform to Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP)
guidelines. The RHSP laboratory does automated and/or manual assays in the
fields of chemistry, molecular biology, flow cytometry, hematology,
microbiology and serology
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform analytical work for both research and clinical management
  • Receipt and processing of samples including long term archival.
  • Do preventive and scheduled maintenance of equipment
  • Collection of different types of samples including phlebotomy
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures
  • Manage laboratory logistics
  • Perform any other official duty as may be assigned by management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for must hold a Bachelor degree in biomedical
    technology, bachelor’s in medical laboratory sciences or related sciences
    laboratory field
  • At least two years’ experience with PBMC processing as conducting
    clinical chemistry, manual and automated hematology will be an added
  • Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or
    other means deemed appropriate.
  • Training in SLMTA, Biosafety and Laboratory Quality Management
    System is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate skills in professional code of conduct and ethics
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their application letter, valid
academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees
The Human Resource
Rakai Health
Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279,
Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda
Send by E-mail to:
Deadline: 15th March 2019
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