Fresher Laboratory Technologist Job Opportunities – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Job Title: Laboratory Technologist (Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Medical Teams International (MTI)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.” MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.


Job Summary:  Responsible for overseeing laboratory services of all regional health facilities, including planning, staffing, budgeting and quality assurance activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct, budget, coordinate, monitor and evaluate laboratory services at health facilities
  • Collect samples, including performing phlebotomy, and conduct routine laboratory investigations for patients
  • Interpret laboratory results, communicate findings to clinicians and file reports while ensuring confidentiality
  • Process specimens to be sent to outside laboratories, do follow up as required
  • Maintain quality control of specimen samples
  • Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met; manage waste as per good laboratory practices
  • Ensure laboratory equipment are secure and well maintained with proper inventory
  • Participate in the budget planning process and is held accountable for allocated resources, including laboratory equipment and materials
  • Institutes and coordinates quality assurance for laboratories across all regional health facilities
  • Develop and conduct CMEs for medical staff as required
  • Compiles and submits reports according to schedule
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities; provide learning and development opportunities for all regional laboratory staff
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent is required
  • Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
  • Valid practising license is required
  • Additional qualifications in Laboratory Management is an added advantage
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in laboratory planning and management is required
  • Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of laboratory management best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of laboratory practices
  • In-depth knowledge of how to operate standard laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
  • Skilled in training, capacity building and enforcing quality assurance
  • Skilled in budgeting and planning
  • Skilled in performing routine laboratory investigations and interpreting results
  • Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and stand
  • Keen interest in mentorship of staff under supervision
  • Analytical with attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test results
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below


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Deadline:21st June 2022


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