Laboratory Technologist Job in Kenya

Job Purpose: 

Reporting to the In-charge Laboratory, the Laboratory Technologists main responsibility is to provide information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments and analysis.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To implement the Quality Management System
  • Ensures that samples are registered in the Laboratory information system before processing
  • To perform daily Internal Quality controls and ensure they pass before analyzing patient samples.
  • Performs root cause analysis on Quality control failures
  • Perform planned maintenances on equipment
  • Performs inventory control as and when assigned by the head of sections
  • To analyze patient samples in accordance with documented technical procedures
  • To report patient results in the Laboratory information system
  • To verify patient results in Laboratory information system before they are released to clinicians
  • To maintain confidentiality of patents information by not divulging passwords to anyone and not giving unauthorized people access to the laboratory
  • To assist the safety officer to ensure a safe working environment for all staff and patients

Qualifications & Skills

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science from a recognized institution
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologist Board (KMLTTB)
  • Must have a valid Practicing License
  • Ability to perform in all areas of the laboratory including, but not limited, microbiology, hematology, parasitology, blood transfusion and biochemistry
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, medical staff, management and peers

Essential Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High standards of personal integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

How To Apply

Carefully follow through the steps below to successfully submit an application for internship opportunities.

  • Send an application letter and include copies of academic certificates, transcripts/documents and a recommendation/reference letter from your learning institution
  • The Hospital will not automatically offer employment after the completion of the Internship Program. However, applicants who successfully complete the program are allowed to apply for any positions the Hospital advertises after completion of the Internship Program.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered; and
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing directly or indirectly, will result to disqualification.


  • We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
  • Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
  • PCEA Chogoria Hospital is an equal opportunity employer

N.B: we do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications and enclosing their detailed CV (with 3 referees), certificates, testimonials (including a letter from local Church Minister) so as to reach the Chief Executive Officer by 4pm on 24th May 2024