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Lab Technician Job in Kenya

Job Title: Lab Technician
Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa
Length of contract: 3 months probationary contract with possibility of extension 

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. 

In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Government / Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa. 

The objective of the activities is to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes. 

Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
  • According to the medical prescription, perform laboratory exams (serology, hematology, biochemistry, bacteriology, parasitology, according to context), with the appropriate techniques, and according to standard protocols approved by  DoH
  • Provide information to the relevant persons (ward/doctors/nurse according to context) about the results, respecting confidentiality
  • Always ensure that sample results are correctly reported and clerical errors are avoided
  • Ensure a good reporting and registration of the analysis done and their results in order to keep a written track of activity and to be able to write regular report
  • Make sure quality controls are done regularly: internal and external
  • Carry out sample collection when needed
  • Perform, with utmost care, serological and compatibility tests for blood transfusion
  • Know and apply hygiene protocols (for individual and collective protection). Carry out cleaning and tidying up of the laboratory. Ensure briefing of cleaning persons on biohazards
  • Ensure proper sample disposal according to highest international infection prevention  standards
  • Manage and organise efficiently the laboratory equipment and supply: orders, stock follow-up, storage conditions, inventory, follow-up of expired reagents and kits and their proper disposal
  • He/she is responsible of equipment maintenance including automatic instrument calibration
Education: Essential clinical officer diploma/ Medicine Diploma with valid registration.
Experience: Desirable previous clinical supervision experience of at least one year, For OCA: Essential, 2 years of relevant OT working experience
Languages: English Essential, local language desirable. 
Knowledge: Desirable computer literacy
  • Result
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Stress management
How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents to before 6th January 2017.
We apologize that due to the volume of applications we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)

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