Laboratory Assistant at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

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General Summary

To carry out basic laboratory tests for diagnosis of diseases with focus on Gene Xpert testing and other HIV/AIDS related tests.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing laboratory reagents and stains for routine investigations;
  • Conduct Gene Xpert tests and reporting at the supported facility
  • Carry out basic laboratory tests and submit reports to Laboratory Technicians/Technologists;
  • Observe safety and quality assurance practices in laboratories;
  • Cleaning laboratory equipment regularly;
  • Requisitioning necessary supplies for laboratory work and keeping records of stock;
  • Participating in SLIPTA activities;
  • Supporting EQA activities in relation to HIV DTS, TB, Gene Xpert and CD4;
  • Compiling and submitting daily and periodic laboratory reports;
  • Ensure Safe disposal of Laboratory wastes;

Person Specification

i) Qualifications

  • Must have a Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized Training Institution.
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

ii) Competencies

  • Concern for quality and standards of Laboratory services;
  • Result orientation;
  • Communicating effectively; and
  • Good Time management
  • Willingness to work and live in rural areas is required

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