Laboratory Technologist (Molecular)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Website MP Shah Hospital

Job Summary 

Perform technical work involving molecular analysis of human biological materials. Job duties include a combination of the following responsibilities: extensive and complex steps requiring manual manipulation and pipetting, close monitoring and control, evaluation of data, and careful and accurate work

Note that this is a guideline, not a comprehensive list of duties.

  • Examine specimens received by the department and organize workflow to provide optimum efficiency of testing and turnaround time of results in molecular department
  • Extract, denature and purify DNA from assorted specimen for testing
  • Perform PCR, hybridization, and genetic sequencing on specimens
  • Verify results to determine interference, inhibition, or other problems that arise during extraction, amplification, or sequencing of DNA
  • Perform quality control, validation, and other quality activities to verify performance of clinical assays
  • Performing daily maintenance of equipment and troubleshoot unexpected problems with equipment monitor temperatures of incubation equipment.
  • Monitor inventory of supplies and reagents and communicate requirements
  • Operate complex equipment and computer programs related to equipment and HMIS system
  • Maintain records of test results and archives of data
  • Perform proficiency testing to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Skills in another medical laboratory discipline with be an added advantage

Qualification & requirements:

  • BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology or Molecular Biology Science
  • Must be registered with KMLTTB and have a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum two years working experience in molecular work

How To Apply

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