Phlebotomist Job in Kenya

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Phlebotomist Job in Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Career Opportunity: Phlebotomist

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Migori, Bomet and Eldoret.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicant to fill the position below in the Main Hospital:


Phlebotomist

Ref. No: AKHK/P/PHLEB/01/23

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for safe collection of laboratory samples following laid down procedures, ensuring suitability of test samples and privacy of patients and personnel.

Other Responsibilities:

·  Timely collection of blood samples and other types of specimens for laboratory investigations from both in-patients and out-patients as per test requirements.

·  Timely recording and distribution of specimens to laboratory for processing.

·  Maintain adequate stocks of phlebotomy supplies within the section.

·  Bleed donors as per the laboratory standard operating procedures.

·  Attend to patients’ queries and demonstrate good public relations and customer care.

·  Perform and manage quality control checks for all pre-analytical processes, consumables, and the environment.

·  Support the laboratory to maintain ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation.

Requirements

·  Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or its equivalent.

·  At least two years’ working experience in a similar position.

·  Excellent public relations and communication skills.

·  Excellent computer skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

·  Candidates who have worked in an accredited laboratory will have an added advantage.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and reference number on the subject line, including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org on or before 10th January 2023.

The email subject line MUST include position title and Vacancy number being applied for e.g., “PHLEBOTOMIST – AKHK/P/PHLEB/01/23.’’

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field.

AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030.

We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, or medical examination).

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer.”

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