Kenya: Laboratory Technician

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 Dec 2017

  • Reception of samples : receive the samples and check the correspondence between the request form and the samples; ensure that the collection of samples is correct according to the examinations requested; in case of delay of an examination; ensure the perfect preservation of the samples
  • Take charge of the CD4 count measure (back up test from the test realized as a POC with PIMA) according to the study SOP and the HIV tests (Determine, Unigold)
  • Prepare the DBS and the plasma samples from the blood samples according to the laboratory protocol and the SOP and prepare their shipments to the laboratories responsible for them (in link with MSF supply)
  • Fill out the study forms for each expedition (list of sample, export and import permit) according to the study SOP
  • Fill out the results forms and ensure their classification according to the study SOP
  • Ensure the perfect preservation of the samples between their preparation and their shipment
  • Ensure the perfect preservation of the samples until the end of the study
  • Ensure universal precautions in the laboratory

How to apply:

Applicants should send a 2-3 page CV together with a motivation letter, professional certificates, and copy of the ID card and a list of 3 professional references that may be contacted. Mention on the envelope “Laboratory Technician” and send it to MSF France Homa Bay Office, P. O. Box 881- 40300 or send an email to closing date is 18th December, 2017. Any applications submitted by surface mail, in person or by email after the closing date will not be accepted.