Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    June 6, 2024
  • Expiration date
    June 17, 2024
  • Experience
    3 Years
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
  • Organization
    Aberdeen Womenscentre
  • Required Languages
    English, Krio

Job Description




Position: Laboratory Technician

Reports to: Laboratory team leader/Senior lab technician


  • Diploma or certificate in medical laboratory science, biological sciences or related field

Duties and responsibilities

  • Explain specimen collection procedures to patients and collect samples according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Preparation of Laboratory reagents and stains according to the SOPs. 
  • Keep the laboratory environment safe and secure for the staff and other laboratory users.
  • Perform quality control and calibrate equipment if necessary 
  • Process and test laboratory specimens, interpret results and ensure quality of laboratory results according to SOPs using a range of automated equipment and manual techniques, in a timely manner.
  • Carry out routine maintenance on equipment and report unresolved performance issues to the laboratory team leader in a timely manner.
  • Track and maintain laboratory reagents, chemicals and consumable stock levels
  • Evaluates test results, makes recommendations and communicates critical test results 
  • Participate in the implementation of laboratory quality management systems
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor


Key personal competences 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and patient counseling; communication skills and Training skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate customer care principles
  • Good Documentation and Reporting skills
  • Self-motivated.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Committed to highest level of quality and integrity, flexible and reliable


Interested applicants should send updated Curriculum Vitae not more than four pages and a detailed cover letter to email address:

Closing date is Monday 17th June, 2024 at 5:00pm