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Laboratory Assistant at Jinja District Local Government

Local Government offices, Jinja, Jinja District, Uganda
negotiable Expires in 2 months

JOB DETAIL

Job Title : Laboratory Assistant
Salary Scale : U7
Reports To : Laboratory Technician/Laboratory Technologist
Responsible For : Laboratory Attendant
Job Purpose
To carry out basic laboratory tests for diagnosis of diseases.

Key Outputs
i. Laboratory reagents and stains prepared for routine investigations;
ii. Laboratory tests done, analyzed and results submitted to Senior Laboratory Assistant;
iii. Safety and quality assurance practices for laboratories observed;
iv. Laboratory equipment regularly cleaned and serviced;
v. Daily and periodic activity reports compiled and submitted;
vi. Disposal of laboratory waste done; and
vii. Supplies for Laboratories requisitioned and accounted for.

Key Functions
i. Preparing laboratory reagents and stains for routine investigations;
ii. Carrying out basic laboratory tests and submit reports to Laboratory Technician/Technologist;
iii. Observing safety and quality assurance practices in laboratories;
iv. Cleaning the laboratory equipment regularly;
v. Requisitioning necessary supplies for laboratory work and keeping record of stock;
vi. Participating in research activities;
vii. Compiling and submitting daily and periodic laboratory reports;

Skills

Concern for quality and standards of Laboratory services;
Result orientation;
Ethics and integrity;
Communicating effectively; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

Must have a Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized Training Institution.
 Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) to the

Secretary District Service Commission,

P. O. Box 1551,

jinja, 

Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable.Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified academic certificates and transcripts! testimonials plus three recent passport size photographs. Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.
Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Details of the Advertised jobs can be accessed from any of the following points:
Ministry of Public Service Website: www.publicservice.go.ug
jinja District Local Government website: www.jinja.org.ug
The District Health Services Website: www.jinjahealthoffice.go.ug

Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards, jinja Municipal Council Headquarters and Division Notice Boards
Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
Town Council Headquarters Notice Boards; and Office of the Secretary-jinja District Service Commission

Eastern Region, Uganda, Jinja

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