Laboratory Technician at KCA University

On Friday, August 8th, 2014

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices. 

KCA University seeks to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and committed candidate to fill the following position;



Job Objective: The University Laboratory technician will be responsible for the provision and management of laboratory services at the medical clinic.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To collect blood and other samples from patients, conduct chemical analyses of body fluids, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases, and keep records.
  • Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
  • To prepare solutions, reagents and stains in accordance with standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
  • He/ she will be expected to operate basic laboratory equipments such as microscope, analytical balance and PH meter.
  • To maintain and make minor adjustments to equipments e.g. calibration and alignment.
  • Maintenance of local laboratory stock control records.
  • Prioritize samples according to urgency.
  • To comply with all relevant safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • To set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment.
  • Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
  • Assist in the reception area to login students, manage their files and work hand in hand with the nurse in the controlling of students flow.
Qualifications and Experience
The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution
  • Excellent knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures.
  • MUST be able to carry out Laboratory Tests
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board.
  • Minimum One year experience.
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work under minimum supervision
Other Skills and Competences
  • Well developed report writing skills;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Guidance and counseling skills;
To Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV, and 3 work references via email to [email protected] so as to be received not later than 15th August, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

The Human Resources Manager,
KCA University,
P.O Box 56808‐00200,
Nairobi.
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