Medical Laboratory Technologist

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 701
Date Posted:May 9, 2017
Reference:FMIC/HR/039
Closing Date:May 15, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Any
Functional Area: Laboratory
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:

The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) was founded in 2006 is a unique public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, a French NGO – La Chaine de L’Espoir/Enfants Afghans and the Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan University Hospital. FMIC embodies a sign of hope for the medical care mothers and children in Kabul. The Institute has risen to the challenge of charting a course towards sustainable health solutions for Afghanistan. It is the first ISO certified hospital in Afghanistan, aiming to provide compassionate, accessible, cost-effective, high quality care services to the population of Afghanistan. Currently the hospital provides161-bed inpatient care for children and adults, including 15 beds for pediatric intensive care, 17 bed adult cardiac care with a state of art cardiac catheterization laboratory, 52 new beds for maternal care, 63 beds allocated for pediatric medical and surgical units and a 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit. Six operation theatres, a department of radiology which includes CT-Scan and MRI capabilities, a state-of-the-art laboratory, a 24 hour pharmacy service and outpatient services for the adult population in medical and surgical specialties. FMIC also runs a Postgraduate Medical Education considering a training hub for healthcare professionals. Through its e-Health programme, FMIC offers telemedicine and eLearning services to hospitals in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Khorog in Tajikistan. FMIC is working towards expansion of its health services towards establishing a comprehensive 400 bed Academic Medical Complex in Kabul, which will serve not only the Afghan population but Central Asia as well, as a medical Center of excellence.”

Job Summary:

Medical Lab Technologist performs tests in all sections of Clinical Laboratory independently or under supervision of senior Lab Technologist/Pathologist on regular basis according to the departmental policy and procedures to ensure timely preparation of the final reports.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:



Good knowledge and skills of performing clinical laboratory tests

Problem identification and solving skills using scientific methods

Problem identification and solving in laboratory instruments

Good command in English, Dari and Pashto Languages

Good computer skills (Ms. Office Programs)

Good administrative skills and team player

Effective communication skills


Duties & Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate would be able to:


Perform tests in all sections of clinical laboratory independently /under guidance of senior Lab technologist/pathologist according to the departmental policy and procedures on a daily basis to ensure timely preparation of the final reports.

Follow safety standards in accordance to the safety manual on a daily basis to provide a safe working environment.

Manage inventory effectively and efficiently to ensure availability of sufficient supplies and consumables.

Maintaining the laboratory equipment and ensuring that all the instruments are always in a working condition.

Confirm through visual inspection that the supplies requested by the technician are required and maintain monitoring to avoid misuse of resources.

Ensure through visual inspection that the junior staffs carry out their activities and perform tests as per laboratory quality policy and procedures on a daily basis.

Confirm by discussing unusual finding with the senior technologist/ pathologist as and when required to avoid misleading or erroneous results.

Follow the quality control procedures in all sections of clinical laboratory.

Monitor quality indicators on regular basis in all sections of clinical laboratory.

Perform any other related duty to enhance the quality of laboratory services assigned by the senior technologist/ manager or pathologist.

Keep breast with the latest developments in laboratory medicine through continuing medical education

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

The Ideal Candidate Should have Professional Qualifications:
Medical Lab Technology degree or B.Sc. (M.Sc. preferred) in biological sciences from a recognized university.
Note: Candidates holding D. Pharm degree or MD students who have completed first two years of their studies and declared successful in basic medical subjects (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Microbiology) from a recognized institute by Ministry of Higher Education.

Job Keywords:

Medical Laboratory Technologist
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