Laboratory Technologist job at Amref Health Africa

Vacancy title:
Laboratory Technologist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Amref Health Africa

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, September 21 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Musoma, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, September 21 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Executive Director of Musoma District Council in collaboration with Amref organization Health Africa Tanzania through the "Healthy Health" project welcomes job applications from for Tanzanians with the qualifications and ability to fill open job positions as specified in this ad

Job summary:
Laboratory technologist key role is to strengthen Laboratory Quality Management System and provide technical support of facility laboratory activities to improve quality of HIV/TB diagnosis, and Viral Load Monitoring to attain the current 95-95-95 of the HIV clinical cascade. The Laboratory Technologist shall work as part of health facility team contributing to the goals and objectives of AMREF

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform initial TB, HIV Viral Load and DBS sample processing, if required, and Store samples to the desired temperatures before transportation to the referral testing laboratory.
• Ensure proper documentation of TB, CD4, HIV Viral Load and DBS samples and results into Laboratory registers.
• Ensure quality sample collection from eligible clients/patients at the facility, for TB, CD4, HIV Viral load and DBS samples.
• Responsible to ensure completeness and validity of client information and data entry in the electronic sample referral and results feedback system.
• Expedite transportation of TB, CD4, HIV Viral Load and DBS samples and results received from spokes and testing laboratories respectively.
• Close monitoring of program laboratory key performance indicators (Turnaround time, Samples rejection and recollection, and analyzers error rates, if required).
• Coordinate distribution of TB/HIV commodities/consumables to respective facilities (spokes).
• Prepare and submit regular reports of sample referral functions to relevant authority (CHMT, IP) on monthly basis, and as required.
• Perform other duties as assigned by Laboratory Manager/in-charge

• Diploma in medical laboratory science with valid license to practice
• Proven experience as laboratory technologist with at least I-year hands-on experience
• k) Experience in operating electrical and nonelectrical laboratory equipment and potentially dangerous substances
• High level confidentiality of laboratory test results of patients
• Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and database systems
• Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
• Good communication skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
How to submit requests for these positions All qualified applicants for the above positions Submit the letters of application together, copies of certificates no Cv for the executive director of the district council of Musoma via email pee 

All requests must be sent before 21/9/2023
The successful applicants will be called to sahili

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, September 21 2023
Duty Station: Musoma
Posted: 21-09-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-09-2077
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