Laboratory Technician

at Yumbe District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 10, 2019
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Job Title : Laboratory Technician
Salary Scale : U5
Reports To : Senior Laboratory Technician
Responsible For : Laboratory Assistant
Job Purpose
To conduct generalized laboratory investigations for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention and
Key Outputs
i. Laboratory investigations done and results interpreted;
ii. Clinical staff advised on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen;
iii. Quality assurance measures and safety precautions in the Laboratory enforced;
iv. Laboratory data compiled, analyzed and performance reports prepared and submitted;
v. Laboratory materials and sundries requisitioned and accounted for;
vi. Primary health care activities supported;
vii. Carrying out HRM functions such as staff development and performance appraisal;
viii. Supplies for Laboratories requisitioned and accounted for;
ix. Professional and service code of conduct adhered to; and
x. Research activities carried out.
Key Functions
i. Analyzing and interpreting laboratory test results and submit reports;
ii. Liaising with Ward management in the preparation of patients for Laboratory tests;
iii. Advising Clinical Staff in collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the Laboratory;
iv. Requisitioning and accounting for laboratory materials and sundries;
v. Maintaining an inventory of the laboratory equipment and ensure their functionality;
vi. Enforcing safety and quality control measures in the laboratory;


Information Technology;
Result orientation;
Concern for quality and standards;
Ethics and integrity;
Communication; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

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