Laboratory Technologist NGO Jobs – Baylor-Uganda

Job Title: Laboratory Technologist

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.


Job Summary: The Laboratory Technologist will perform different laboratory tests to diagnose the different diseases, identify disease cause and monitor the progression of disease among clients in according to the Baylor Uganda laboratory SOPs


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform QA/QC, internal –external QC and PT procedures routinely for all test methods as per the laboratory S.O.P.
  • Review and implement capacity building plan (through training, mentorship, support supervision and implement re tooling provision) at COE and all other Baylor Uganda supported sites in line with MOH GCLP and Baylor Uganda standard operating procedures.
  • Review and implement safety procedures to maintain healthy and safety aspects and work place needs routinely in line with internationally acceptable laboratory safety standards.
  • Perform specimen collection from Baylor clients, referral of specimens and reception of referred specimens then conduct verification and documentation/ accessioning of these specimens in line with GLCP.
  • Conduct periodic maintenance procedures for laboratory equipment/machines as per the related service schedule and as well routinely monitor equipment and environmental temperatures in line with GLCP.
  • Carryout study related laboratory activities including documentation, plasma processing and trail shipments as per the study protocol and manual of operation in line with GCLP and Baylor laboratory mission.
  • Carry out Biochemical, Hematological, and Immunophenotyping tests using automated systems in line with Baylor laboratory SOPs and GCLP.
  • Conduct periodic COE lab forecasts of lab reagents and supplies, make monthly requisitions for the required inventory from Baylor main store then manage the COE lab store and as well distribute lab reagents and supplies to lab section users in line with Baylor Lab reagents and supplies SOP and Baylor store procedures.
  • Carry out laboratory-related research and present researched findings/cases in CMEs, Case conferences and other medical related fora in line with Baylor Uganda and MOH research guidelines.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology from a reputable institution.
  • Registration with Allied Health council with current practicing license.
  • Candidate should have training in GCP, GCLP and HSP.
  • At least two years Relevant Experience
  • Experience in use of GeneXpert Machine and training in IATA is an added advantage.


How to Apply:

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


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  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 3rd February 2023


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