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Laboratory Technician

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Basic level (worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

To carry out generalised laboratory examination for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control.


  1. Account for all the Hospital’s funds.
  2. Ensure safety measures against hazards.
  3. Ensure that equipment is secure, functional and well maintained.
  4. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  5. Participate in safety assurance to laboratories.
  6. Participate in research.
  7. Participate in proper collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the laboratory.
  8. Liaises with ward managers in the preparation of patients for laboratory tests.
  9. Manage and account for allocated resources
  10. Participate in the preparation of Standard Operating Procedures.
  11. Promote the observance of the professional Codes of Conduct and Ethics
  12. Carry out laboratory analysis, interpret results and submit reports to Clinicians.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Basic level (worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required skills: Research planning; Laboratory operation; Specimen collection; Data analysis; Equipment and tool maintenance
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Health Service Commission (Uganda)

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

The main policy objectives of the Commission are designed to achieve the goals relating to human resources for health as embedded in the Sustainable Development Goal 3 (on health), the National Development Plan (NDPII), the National Health Policy (2010 - 2020), and the Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP) 2015/16 – 2019/20.

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