General Purpose of the role: The Laboratory Technologist’s major role is to Collect patient’s body fluids and tissues and any other specimens for lab test and analysis. He/she is also responsible in providing excellent customer service to the clients.

Key Responsibilities of the role

  1. Helps patients by greeting them in person and by phone; Answering questions and requests.
  2. Maintains laboratory inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; Anticipating needed stocks and supplies; Placing and expediting orders; Verifying receipt; Preparing ageing reports as often as possible.
  3. Maintains a safe and clean environment by complying with company standard operating procedures &government regulation. He/she cleans the floors and damp dusts the shelves.
  4. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  5. Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and lab requests.
  6. Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.
  7. Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information and sending them on time as required in the standard operating procedures.
  8. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  9. Conducting marketing activities together with the branch team and ensuring individual and branch sales targets are met/or exceeded.
  10. Take responsibility of his/her lab by ensuring that all operations of the lab are running smoothly and reporting any anomalies and breakages.
  11. Ensure standard operating procedures are followed to the letter and timely feedback given
  12. Keep the laboratory and all equipment clean
  13. Prepare the laboratory equipment and specimens for tests
  14. Perform blood counts and blood tests for transfusion purposes
  15. Work with medical laboratory technologists/scientists/pathologists in more complex laboratory tests and procedures.
  16. Keep records and files for all tests and procedures done and indicate the payments.
  17. Generate daily cash analysis and this should reconcile with actual money collected on daily basis
  18. Every month prepare budget and place local purchase orders for supplies through Hospital Administrator, Executive Division director and Finance Director and maintain adequate stock levels.
  19. Keep inventory of all lab equipment, draw a maintenance and calibration schedule and report immediately any equipment malfunction that needs repair.
  20. Keep quality control as per required regulations of laboratory services at County and National Regulatory bodies.
  21. Any other duty assigned by the Line manager, or senior management staff.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

    1. Diploma in Medical Laboratory
    2. Duly registered by Kenya Medical Laboratory technicians and technologist board
    3. 1 year experience in a busy hospital setting.

 

Code of conduct required at FHC

  • Employees must always be clean, smart and well groomed in uniform and name tag when on duty.
  • Employees must be ready and willing to provide exemplary customer service in accordance to company brand and policies.
  • Employees must adhere to the working hours as per shifts allocated; any absence from work must be reported in good time.
  • Employees must keep the clients’ information confidential.
  • Employees must adhere to the organization’s reporting structure.
  • Must be a persons with high level of integrity.
  • Must not have prior criminal record

 

Skills and competencies

  • Excellent team player
  • Negotiation skills.

 

All applications should have the following documents:

  1. Current CV
  2. Certificates and other testimonials
  3. KCSE certificate
  4. National ID

Please send your applications to info@fhc.co.ke or hand deliver to Fountain healthcare, Off Uganda Road next to Lions School on or before 22/06/18. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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