Phlebotomist Job, Medical Jobs Kenya 2021,

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa. The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, Safe Care level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation. The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Kapsabet, Migori, Bomet and Narok. The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the positions listed below:

PHLEBOTOMIST

Vacancy no: AKHK/MDPD/006

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for safe collection of laboratory samples following laid down procedures, ensuring suitability of test samples and privacy of patients and personnel.

Responsibilities

  • Timely collection of blood samples and other types of specimens for laboratory investigations from both in-patients and out-patients as per test requirements.
  • Timely recording and distribution of specimens to laboratory for processing.
  • Maintain adequate stocks of phlebotomy supplies within the section.
  • Bleed donors as per the laboratory standard operating procedures.
  • Attend to patients’ queries and demonstrate good public relations and customer care.
  • Perform and manage quality control checks for all pre-analytical processes, consumables and the environment.
  • Support the laboratory to maintain ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation.

Qualifications

  • Certificate in Phlebotomy or its equivalent.
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences will be an added advantage
  • At least two years working experience in a similar position.
  • Excellent public relations and communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Candidates who have worked in an accredited laboratory will have an added advantage.

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line, including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to [email protected] on or before 31st August 2021.
  • The email subject line MUST include position title and Vacancy number being applied for i.e. PHLEBOTOMIST AKHK/MDPD/006
  • Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, or medical examination).

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer.”

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