Phlebotomist Job in Kenya

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Phlebotomist Job in Kenya


Avenue Healthcare is one of the leading private healthcare groups in East Africa running 3 Hospitals, and 13 clinics across Kenya, and a Homecare business. With over 25 years in the healthcare industry, Avenue Healthcare runs 300 hospital beds with over 1,000 staff members, and more than 400 specialists and serves over 400,000 patients annually, offeringprimary, secondary, and tertiary.







Reports to 


 Laboratory Superintendent




No. of Posts 



Application Deadline 



Job Objective/Purpose

Provide high quality laboratory diagnostic services in the hospital, as defined by Avenue Healthcare’s policies, protocols, procedures and standards

Key Responsibilities

  • Confirm and identify patients correctly and label the collection containers with correct and pertinent patient information, in accordance with Avenue Group policies and procedures. 

  • Maintains a clean and presentable collection point / phlebotomy area, ensuring that all sample collection instruments and environments are sterile. 
  • Collect and handle samples carefully, following infection control Standards and lab procedures, including drawing urgent samples immediately for processing, all in accordance with Avenue Group policies and procedures. 
  • Conduct phlebotomy procedures on blood donors in accordance with Avenue Group policies and procedures. 
  •  Maintain and enforce infection control standards per the hospital manual and observe proper disposal of medical waste
  • Ensure patients safety following the 6 International Patient Safety Goals (IPSGs).
  • Ensure the unit is financially viable and demonstrate growth by managing costs and ensuring proper pre -authorization and documentation is done. 
  • Observe and practice high quality of service through effective communication, prompt feedback and escalation of any unresolved issues to the Laboratory Superintendent. 
  • Ensure that Avenue Healthcare corporate governance policies are adhered to, including preventing, detecting, and reporting any fraud or criminal activities, and Implementing audit recommendations. 
  • Ensure adequate knowledge of and compliance to all Avenue Healthcare policies, procedures, and systems, especially policies pertaining to the provision of medical services
  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Personal Specifications

  • Certificate in Phlebotomy
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a busy environment. 
  • Customer focus and results oriented
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills . 
  • Strong team playing abilities
  • Highly responsive, ethical and responsible

How to Apply

Application documents (CV and Certificates) must be emailed to with the job
position you are applying for as the subject of the email by 28th February 2023

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