Laboratory Technologist, Clinical Chemistry

Aga Khan University Hospital

Nairobi | Full-Time | Healthcare / Medical

End date 22 Apr 2024

Job Summary

Reporting to the Section Head Chemistry, the Laboratory Technologist will ensure provision of effective, efficient, quality laboratory analytical services in the Laboratory.


  • Receive specimens for general and specialized chemistry for assays
  • Maintain appropriate internal QC on chemistry/special  chemistry analyzers
  • Manage routine and planned preventive maintenance of equipment in the section
  • Analyze tests with maximum efficiency to produce valid results ensuring maximum utilization of reagents and time
  • Communicate urgent critical results to all concerned within recommended period of time and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Participate in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
  • Participate in continuous medical education
  • Observe and comply with Health and Safety regulations in the laboratory by maintaining high standards of hygiene and general cleanliness in work areas
  • Prepare and package samples at appropriate temperature   to be outsourced and hand-over to collection agents
  • Develop and implement SOPs in general and special chemistry


  • Higher Diploma in clinical chemistry or Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution;
  • Registration with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board is mandatory;
  • Minimum 3 three years’ working experience;
  • Demonstrable computer literacy;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Positive attitude towards work and other members of the team;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Unquestionable integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Professional attitude and strong work ethic with attention to timeliness.

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