Laboratory Technologist

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: -

Occupational Health and Safety Institute

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY INSTITUTE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Occupational Health and Safety Institute (OHSI) located in Kitwe, a statutory body under the Ministry of Health and established under the Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 36 of 2010, is looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the followings positions;

LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (x1) (TO BE BASED AT OHSI- LUSAKA OFFICE)

JOB OBJECTIVE

To carry out effectively and timely the diagnostic examination of Specimen in order to reach an accurate diagnosis

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carries out timely and properly the collection, handling and storage of specimen in order to avoid degeneration
  • Carries out timely and properly storage of reagents in order to maintain potency
  • Carries timely and accurately testing of specimen in order to ascertain the diagnosis
  • Carries out effectively standard operating procedures in order to adhere to set standards
  • Carries out timely and accurately updating of Registers in order to maintain a correct record of specimen and results
  • Updates the laboratory database timely and accurately in order to ensure efficient storage and retrieval of information

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Full form 5 / Grade 12 School Certificate or relevant qualification
  • Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications: Diploma in Biomedical Sciences
  • Minimum Relevant Job Experience: 3 years
  • Member of the Health Professions Council of Zambia
  • Able to write comprehensive reports
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Reliable, Interpersonal, computer literate, confidentiality and initiative

Candidates should send a cover letter, Educational & Professional Qualifications and a detailed C.V to; The Director, Occupational Health and Safety Institute, P.O. Box 20205, KITWE or email at [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Closing date: 5th October, 2020.

For any queries contact the Institute on the following numbers: +260 212 226062; 0964 780 540