Department: PhlebotomyEntity: Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is one of the hospitals in East Africa accredited by the Joint Commission International from USA. The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 60 years.
The Phlebotomist will attend to patients at the reception and inpatient areas, collect samples, accession them in Lab Information System and registering and bleeding donors in the donor unit.
Collect blood samples from both in-patients and out-patients.
Perform coagulation screening for causes of bleeding disorders.
Receive clients and collect blood at the main laboratory from time to time.
Ensuring that correct test entries are made and correct tests are charged to the patients.
Ensure that appropriate samples are received with relevant details both on specimen bottles and request forms.
Attend to patients queries at reception area.
Distribute samples to respective sections in the system.
Attend to blood donors in the blood donor unit and bleed them whenever necessary.
Decontamination of work benches in the phlebotomy working area.
Participate in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.
Participate in continuous medical education.
Certificate in Phlebotomy from a recognized institution/college.
A minimum of 2 years’ working experience as a phlebotomist.
Possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and commendable customer service skills.