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Laboratory Assistant

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

The Laboratory Assistant will ensure that laboratory services of the health facility, are well planned for, provided with necessary resources and implemented in accordance with set policies and standards. They will ensure that laboratory services at the site are well managed, laboratory investigations on clients are carried out, the required health quality control of laboratory reagents and equipment is maintained and laboratory reagents and supplies are effectively used.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out phlebotomy
  • Keep accurate records of tests
  • Carry out laboratory tests and produce uncompromised results
  • Participate in development and implementation of laboratory standard of procedures (SOPs)
  • Participate in Report writing by compiling reports on tests carried out at the clinic site
  • Receive, collect, transport, process and analyse lab experiments
  • Carry out quality control of lab reagents and equipments
  • Assist in drawing-up lab plans and  budgets
  • Mentor the laboratory assistant, and any other trainees
  • Attend monthly Lab meetings and any other meetings that may arise
  • Monitor expenditure against budgets and ensure adherence
  • Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organisation.
  • Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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