Laboratory Technologist

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Website Kilimani Childrens Clinic

Kilimani Childrens Clinic

Job Description

Title:                      Laboratory Technologist

Reports to:          Clinical Lead


Purpose:  The Medical Laboratory technologist will perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures to assist the Doctors in diagnosing, monitoring, treating and preventing disease.  He tests will involve but not limited t the following areas:  Biochemistry, Special Chemistry, hematology, immunology and microbiology/parasitology, plus any other specialized test as and when required.


Duties and Responsibilities

The medical laboratory technologist will perform the following duties:

·         Collect appropriate and adequate samples of specimen and carry out respective investigations as requested by the clinicians.

·         Conduct medical research and analyses.

·         Operate and maintain sophisticated instruments and equipment used in the division, he/she must be able to properly set up, calibrate, maintain, operate and shut down such instruments.

·         Maintain competence in Laboratory Information System that is crucial to the quality operations of the laboratory and patient care.

·         Actively participate in Quality Improvement Programs essential to ensure that laboratory testing is accurate, timely and meets customer needs.

·         Train and orientate new Medical laboratory Technologist in the performance and interpretation of tests.

·         Write and present periodic reports as required by the supervisor.

·         Participate in Health Promotion and Prevention and team building activities as organized by the company.

·         Maintain a good working relationship with our Partners and Suppliers.

·         Work with the Procurement Officer to ensure that the laboratory has enough reagents, and materials required for the smooth running of the laboratory

·         Attend Periodic clinical and Departmental meetings to ensure proper running of the organization as a whole.

·         Perform any other legal duties as instructed by the line manager.


Personal Characteristics and qualifications

·         Integrity and a professional outlook

·         Ability to do detailed work and maintain a high level of accuracy.

·         Good color and form perception (to study blood cells, etc.).

·         Good communication and interpersonal skills

·         Ability to adjust easily and quickly to change

·         Enjoy taking a methodical approach to their work, analyzing results, establishing procedures and using computers and specialized instruments for accurate and precise testing.

·         Good Customer service and marketing skills.



·         Excellent computer skills and an understanding of health Management Information systems (HMIS)

·         Must be skilled in phlebotomy, particularly involving Pediatric patients.

·         A Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology from a recognized institution, a degree of BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology is an added advantage.

·         Minimum 3 years work experience.


All CVs can be sent to by 31st October 2021.

To apply for this job email your details to CAREERS@KILIMANICHILDRENSCLINIC.CO.KE