Alive Medical Services Jobs 2022 – Laboratory Technologist

Alive Medical Services Jobs 2022
January 4, 2022

Job Title: Laboratory Technologist – Alive Medical Services Jobs 2022

Organization: Alive Medical Services

Job Location: Kampala, Uganda

 

 

Alive Medical Services Profile:

Alive Medical Services (AMS) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization which was established in February 2007, with its headquarters located in Kampala, Uganda. The medical centre is open 24/7. Using a community-based, client-centred and peer-led approach, AMS provides free comprehensive HIV/AIDS/Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services to over 154,431 clients annually including over 90,700 youth, adolescent girls and young women, orphans, vulnerable and marginalized populations. AMS works in the districts of Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono, supporting 33 health facilities to provide comprehensive and differentiated high-quality HIV/AIDS and SRHR-related prevention, care, treatment and psycho-social support.

The overall goal of the programme is to contribute to improved Uganda national SRHR and HIV outcomes. It responds to the SRHR and HIV needs of vulnerable populations through the following four outcomes:

  • Expanded access and increased use of quality, inclusive and integrated SRHR and HIV services among adolescents and young people (aged 10 – 24), and other vulnerable and key populations
  • Increased adoption of safer sexual practices among adolescents and young people, and other vulnerable and key populations
  • An enabling SRHR and HIV environment for adolescents and young people, and other vulnerable and key populations
  • Strengthened institutional capacity of the implementing organisations to deliver quality and inclusive SRHR and HIV programs in Uganda.

 

 

Job Summary:

AMS laboratory seeks a brilliant candidate to fill the post of Medical Laboratory Technologist. A Medical Laboratory Technologist is responsible for the implementation of new laboratory developments, performing QC testing on equipment, and maintaining records for the laboratory. This position also entails preparing for safety inspections, waste removal, and maintaining inventory for the lab. In addition, the person will also perform routine diagnostic testing.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to high technical standards and compliance with regulatory guidelines and adheres to strict protocols required for clinical testing.
  • Maintains required record-keeping in compliance with national and international laboratory regulations.
  • Must be a self-motivated team player, being proactive and able to work independently
  • Must be analytical and possess excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills with good problem-solving skills.
  • Supervision of the lower cadres in all different sections.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications for Alive Medical Services Jobs 2022:

  • A bachelor’s degree (BMLS or BBLT) or Diploma in Medical or Bio-medical technology.
  • A minimum of three years or more of clinical experience in a busy clinical laboratory.
  • Must qualify for or possess an Allied Health Professionals practicing License.
  • Have a high level of organizational skills including workspace and time management, as well as ability to multi-task.
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency ability to produce quality reports in a timely manner.
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision and should have the ability to perform highly amidst busy schedules.
  • Ought to be acquainted with the Laboratory Health Management Information System (HMIS) tools and specimen workflow management.
  • Should have extensive knowledge of Planning and forecasting, Budgeting, and general clinical laboratory principles and processes.
  • Must possess training in LQMS, Bio-Safety, and Biosecurity. Knowledge of the ISO 15189 standards is a plus.
  • Knowledge in internal audits is an added advantage.

 

 

How To Apply for Alive Medical Services Jobs 2022

If you meet the desired qualifications and work experience, please submit your CV and Cover letter as one document to the Human Resource Manager. Please limit your documents to a size of 2MB and send them to redu@amsuganda.org

Deadline: 14th January 2022 by 5:00 pm

 

 

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