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Laboratory Technologist, Microbiology Section


  • Receive specimens for Microbiology testing.
  • Maintain appropriate internal controls on all processes in Microbiology
  • Monitor and manage routine and planned preventive maintenance of equipment in Microbiology.
  • Perform tests with maximum efficiency utilizing reagents appropriately by following laid down standard operating procedures to achieve expected turn-around time.
  • Communicate urgent/critical/abnormal test results to appropriate clinicians with recommended period of time and maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Observe/comply with Health & Safety requirements in the laboratory by maintaining high standards of hygiene and general cleanliness in the work area.
  • Develop and implement SOPs in Microbiology.
  • Participate in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives 


  • Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institute or equivalent
  • Registered with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience.
  • Well versed in the required discipline
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral)

Paediatric Instructor, Department of Paediatrics


  • Review and examine patients consistently by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations and ordering diagnostic laboratory and radiology studies.
  • Conduct daily ward rounds and monitor patients’ progress on a regular basis.
  • Initiate discussions with patient and care givers to enable better diagnostic and therapeutic medical care services.
  • Attend to critical patients in a timely manner.
  • When necessary, carry out privileged and potentially life saving emergency medical procedures.
  • Educate patients on wellness prevention and early detection of risk factors for disease (s).
  • Provide materials, resources and referrals to patients, family members/care givers.
  • Initiate timely discussions with relevant consultants/departments to arrive at the best treatment plan for specialized cases.
  • Take role of teaching and supervising residents, SHOs and other clinical staff.
  • Engage nursing and ward staff in ensuring that all treating equipment is functional and available for patient care/treatment.
  • Work closely with other members of the clinical care team to reduce errors and waste, improve skillfulness and resource utilization.
  • Teaching, assessment and mentorship of medical school students, interns and residents.
  • Participate in developing and reviewing the syllabus for assigned teaching modules.
  • Participating in Departmental Residency Training Committee (DRTC), examination and other faculty or departmental meetings as may be determined.
  • Collaborate with consultants and colleagues to enable integration of clinical research activities, shared knowledge, institutional quality improvement and patient wellness activities.
  • Participate in all teams efforts as departmental needs arise.
  • Carry out any other duty as may be required by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent.
  • MMed in Paediatrics – position terminates two years post training upon KMP&D Board recognition of specialty.
  • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Emergency Paediatric Life Support (EPLS).
  • Completion of 3-4 years formal Post-Graduate Medical Education in a recognized university.
  • Demonstrates competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Responsible team player.
  • Seeks and accepts advice and adheres to deadlines.
  • Punctual and respects commitments made.
  • Works with minimal supervision.


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