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Laboratory Technologists Jobs, Kakamega County Jobs

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:

A.      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Position: Medical Laboratory Technologists III, Job Group CPSB 11 (28 Posts)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 24,580 x 1,070 – 25,650 x 1,080 – 26,730 x 1,110 – 27,840 x 1,130 – 28,970 x

1,200 – 30,170 x 1,260 – 31,430 x 1,330 – 32,760 p.m.

Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for Diploma holders. An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior and experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail –

  • decontaminating working benches, receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens;
  • preparing clients for collection of specimens, receiving, collecting, labeling and registering of specimens;
  • dis-aggregating specimens for processing and analyses, preparing reagents;
  • examining specimens, writing and recording of results; dispatching the results for use in clinical management;
  • preparing stains;
  • performing blood grouping;
  • issuing blood and blood products to peripheral health facilities; and
  • Storing blood products according to their requirements.

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB);
  • Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

Terms of Service: Three (3) years Renewable contract based on agreed performance levels.

NOTE: APPLICANTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS WILL BE REQUIRED TO GET CLEARANCE FROM THE FOLLOWING TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 6 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010:-

  • Criminal Investigation Department;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University

Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

How to Apply

All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and any other supporting documents. The positions applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope.

Kakamega County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of origin. Applications should be submitted to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

P.O. BOX 458-50100 KAKAMEGA

Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s Reception located at

Former Provincial Headquarters, Block ‘B’ 2nd Floor.

All applications should reach this office on or before 20th December, 2019

County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer. Female Candidates and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

SECRETARY/CEO, CPSB