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21 Jun 2021

Internship Laboratory Internships

KEMRI – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

Laboratory Intern

Reports to: Laboratory Manager

Job Purpose: To be trained on assisting the Laboratory staff in the operations and coordination of research laboratory activities.
To report to the lab manager and work under the supervision and guidance of the senior laboratory tech/scientist.

Responsibilities

  1. To be trained and perform assays under supervision of a senior trained lab tech in a variety of complex technical tasks in the performance of laboratory tests to obtain data for use in clinical and research activities
  2. Performs laboratory quality assurance/ quality control practices under supervision of a senior trained lab tech.
  3. Participates in Quality Control and Quality Improvement for area of specialty and Lab indicators
  4. Ensures that quality control data are within acceptable ranges before reporting patient results.
  5. Be trained and perform under supervision on accurately completing records and reports and other statistical information for master files or databases. Follows laboratory policy for data retrieval, record keeping, samples, and identification, requisition, reporting and charting procedures.
  6. Maintains high level of competence in GCLP, laboratory safety and standard operation procedures
  7. Maintains a neat, clean and organized work area
  8. Maintains confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential
  9. Be trained and participate in Maintaining laboratory equipment as outlined in the various operation SOPs and equipment manuals
  10. Be trained and participate Develops laboratory standard operating procedures and manuals.

Qualifications

Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Experience and Skills

  1. Must be reliable, self-motivated and self-driven
  2. Good communication skills
  3. Strong I.T skills.
  4. Good knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures.
  5. Ability to follow detailed instructions.
  6. Ability to handle multiple tasks.

Terms of Engagement:

Appointment in the internship program will be for 6 months. This may be extended for another 6 months depending on performance.

Please Note:

  1. A stipend will be provided.
  2. Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application together with their detailed CV to the recruitment officer through e-mail: phrdrecruit@pipsthika.org not later than 7th July 2021 KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Job Categories: Health Care. Job Types: Internship.

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