Senior Laboratory Technologist Job Vacancy at Ministry of Health in Uganda

Job Title:            Senior Laboratory Technologist (mulago STD Laboratory)
Reports to:       programme manager ACP through the head of STD clinic 
Job purpose:   to supervise the collection, testing and analysis of specimens for STD/HIV diagnosis
Key functions:
•    Participating in planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation STD reference Laboratory services at mulago Hospital
•    Supervising the production, packages and evaluation of all laboratory reagents and supplies for the STD reference laboratory
•    Supervise the collection, testing and analysis of specimens for STD/HIV diagnostics at the STD reference laboratory
•    Managing and ensuring security and functionality of the laboratory equipment
•    Providing technical advice on matters regarding STD diagnostics in the country
•    Participating in the development of training materials and implementation training activities
•    Preparing and submitting periodic performance reports to supervisor
•    Must have a bachelors degree in medical laboratory sciences OR advanced diploma in medical laboratory technology form a recognized university
•    Possession of a post graduate degree in a lab related discipline such as microbiology; pathology would be an added advantage
•    At least 6 years relevant working experience in a regional referral or national referral laboratory
•    Demonstrated ability at training or mentoring laboratory staff
•    Demonstrated knowledge of good laboratory practices
•    Good writing and interpersonal skills

 How to Apply:
Applications are invited for suitably qualified applicants for the above post in the Ministry of Health. Applications should be made in triplicate on Public Service Form 3 (PSF 3) (Revised 2008). The application forms can be downloaded from the public service Commission website.

Application Requirements:
All applications should bear the title and number of the post being applied for. Please include your telephone contact and email address on the application. Applicants should attach the following on each of the three application forms;
•    Recent pass-port size photograph
•    Detailed CV
•    Photocopies of Academic certificates and transcripts
•    Photocopies of professional registration certificates and valid practicing certificates and where applicable
•    Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers
•    A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position
All applications should be Hand Delivered between 8am to 5pm Monday to
Plot 20B Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo
Tel: +256 414 347/ +256 312 266 194

Deadline: 02-09-2013


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