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Laboratory Technologist

Closing: Apr 21, 2024

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Published: Apr 2, 2024 (23 days ago)

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Essential Requirements:

  • Diploma in any of the following fields: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Applied Sciences, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biotechnology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate and Valid practicing license issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB) where applicable;
  • Experience in molecular biology and immunological assays are an added advantage;
  • GCP and GCLP trainings;
  • Proficiency in computer application.
  • uter literate
  • Must be a team player
  •  Must be comfortable in remote field work conditions


Responsibilities

Essential Requirements:

  • Diploma in any of the following fields: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Applied Sciences, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biotechnology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate and Valid practicing license issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB) where applicable;
  • Experience in molecular biology and immunological assays are an added advantage;
  • GCP and GCLP trainings;
  • Proficiency in computer application.
  • uter literate
  • Must be a team player
  •  Must be comfortable in remote field work conditions


  • Receiving/collecting and recording of study related biological specimens;
  • Isolating, quantifying, and cryopreserving PBMCs.
  • Molecular biology assays: DNA extraction from biological samples and detection of Plasmodium falciparum and EBV using qPCR
  • Immunological assays: ELISA and multiplex bead assay for analyses of Plasmodium falciparum, EBV and other common pathogens.
  • Preparing reagents and managing laboratory supplies inventory
  • Recording and reporting laboratory results;
  • Keeping an updated inventory of all samples collected and generated in the laboratory.
  • Routine and daily monitoring of laboratory equipment.
  • Ensuring adherence to biosafety and biosecurity guidelines;
  • Taking part in preparation of Standards Operations Procedures (SOPs).
  • Attend to any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


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