Medical Laboratory Technician: UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme


Deadline: 11 November 2016

UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme is seeking a suitably trained, qualified, competent, talented and multi-tasking applicant to fill the post of Medical Laboratory Technician to be based in Harare.

Qualifications
Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences or equivalent; Registered with the Medical Laboratory & Clinical Scientists Council of Zimbabwe; Clean Class 4 drivers’ license; Computer literate

Responsibilities
Receive biological samples from the clinic and check for adequacy and conformity to UZ-UCSF quality standards and process accordingly; To perform HIV EIA, HIV Rapid tests, Western Blots, PCR, Syphilis serology, Hepatitis serology, FlowCytometry, PBMC separation, haematology and clinical chemistry tests and release results or store samples within stipulated turn-around times; Work and provide cover at any other site laboratory or department within the Central Laboratory; Maintain an accurate inventory of all laboratory items to ensure that laboratory services are not disrupted; Monitoring and recording room and fridge temperatures and maintaining reviewed records for auditable trail; General housekeeping and equipment maintenance with documented records; Ensure timely review of relevant SOPs annually and assist in developing SOPs and method validations for new test platforms; Must have excellent intergroup relations as well as excellent communication skills; Perform any other duties as assigned by the Laboratory Manager

To apply
Interested candidates should forward applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae to:

Human Resources & Logistics Manager
UZ-UCSF Research Programme
15 Phillips Avenue
Belgravia
Harare