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Laboratory Technician

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Research, academy
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Kabete National Polytechnic is seeking suitable candidates.

  1. A Diploma in medical Science laboratory from KMTC or any other recognized institution
  2. Valid Practicing license from KMLTB.
  3. A certificate in HTC from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  4. At least three years’ experience post qualification and registration
  5. A KCSE certificate holder with a minimum grade of C plain


  1. Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens
  2. Collecting and analyzing laboratory resultant data
  3. Storing blood /body fluids specimens according to their requirements where applicable.
  4. Preparing clients for collection of specimen for correctness
  5. Preparing reagents, examining specimens writing and recording of results
  6. Maintain infection prevention control measures as per the laid down procedure
  7. Dispatching results for use in clinical management
  8. Processing of specimens according to specific standard operating procedure.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Data collection; Quality control and supervision; Laboratory operation; Specimen collection; Cleaning and disinfecting equipment; Work place safety; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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The Kabete National Polytechnic

Education, academicCompany size: 50-100 people

The current Kabete National Polytechnic has a rich history that dates back to 1924 when the colonial Government started it as a Native Industry Training Depot. Later it was converted to a recruiting barracks for soldiers during the 2nd World war (1939-1945). After the 2nd World war was over it was reverted into a school for 3 years Trade courses for primary levels (former Std 8). With time and the conversion to a new system of Education Kabete became a National Technical Secondary School with the purpose of admitting Std 7 pupils who excelled in their Std 7 National Exams acheter cialis during the 7-4-2-3 system of Education. During this time, the Institution used to admit to form I the best and outstanding performers inStd7 National Examinations from all over the Country. It also admitted students from what then used to be referred to as Grammar Secondary without technical background. These were admitted in form 3 and were expected to pursue while in that form other trade areas such as plumbing, electrical, mechanical etc. as a gateway to joining technical colleges.

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