14 Jan 2022

Laboratory Technologist at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Job Description

AIDS Healthcare Foundation is a Los Angeles-based global nonprofit provider of HIV prevention services, testing, and healthcare for HIV patients.

Job Summary:

A Laboratory Technologist contributes to AHF’s mission by providing laboratory oversight and adherence to standard laboratory protocols and procedures in all program sites. They are involved in training, support supervision, mentorship, and team building exercises for laboratory staff. They ensure that high quality HTS laboratory services are maintained at all project sites in accordance with set guidelines and protocols.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates in planning and overseeing support supervision activities for the laboratory function for all sites
  • Provides basic laboratory services for CD4 tests, hemogram, viral loads, biochemistry, and other tests as required
  • Oversees laboratory services provision and ensures standard, and current practices are in place for maintaining high quality laboratory services and maximizing the use of all resources.
  • Ensures compliance and implementation of laboratory protocols
  • Coordinates with other laboratory and sites to ensure that the process of handling patient samples and delivery of results is efficient and effective;
  • Conducts quality control checks and maintenance for the Laboratory machines
  • Participates in the development and replication of the laboratory protocols and practices
  • Performs laboratory tests in accordance to the standard and current practices that are in place to maintain high quality of services, and maximizing the use of all resources;
  • Participates in training, mentorship and team building exercises
  • Participates in inventory control management for laboratory supplies and reagents;
  • Ensures the compilation of monthly laboratory inventory
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality
  • Serves as AHFs advocate at the site level
  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution of higher learning
  2. Minimum of (3) three years of experience in a similar position, preferably in CCC or HIV/AIDS/TB programs
  3. Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians & Technologists Board and hold a valid annual practicing license.
  4. Please find the online version of this vacancy advert on this link ahfafrica.org/labtechlodwar


Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 16 January. 2022Laboratory Technologist





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