Laboratory Superintendent II Job in Kenya

Job Objective/Purpose

Ensure provision of high
quality laboratory diagnostic services in the clinic as defined by Avenue
Healthcare’s policies, protocols,procedures and standards.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure that the clinic has
the necessary equipment and ensure that they are in good working condition and
submit a monthly equipment status report to the Branch Manager.

Timely
and accurate billing of laboratory services.

Stock
management:

Do
monthly stock takes of lab supplies and submit a stock take and short expiry
report to the Branch Manager

Timely
ordering and receiving of stock from the lab store to prevent stock outs

Proper
storage of lab supplies.

Ensure
that Avenue corporate governance policies are adhered to.

Prevent,
detect and report any fraud or criminal activity 


Fully
implement audit recommendations and attain satisfactory ratings in subsequent
audits

Review
and act on quality indicator reports (IQC &EQA)

Follow
laid down Lab Board approved rules for medical lab profession and adhere to
Government and respective professional standards of care and treatment of
patients.

Ensure
timely response to emergencies.

Carrying
out tests based on outlined SOPs & policies.

Ensure
all sentinel incidents/events are recorded and reported to the Branch Manager
within 24 hours using the provided tools.

Ensure
that the fridge temperatures and ambient temperature and humidity are charted
twice daily and any error reported to the Branch Manager.

Ensure
timely escalation of any urgent out of stock items to the laboratory store.

Ensure
that any issue pertaining quality is escalated to the Lab Quality Manager.

Infection
control;

Maintain
and enforce infection control standards when carrying out lab tests.

There
is proper disposal of medical waste

Equipment
and other laboratory surfaces are properly disinfected with the right
disinfectants

Ensure
client satisfaction through high quality of service, effective communication,
prompt feedback and escalation of any unresolved issues to the Branch Manager.

Maintain
patient privacy and confidentiality at all times.

Ensure
adequate knowledge of all Avenue policies, procedures and systems as outlined
in the HRMIS.

Prevention
of lab related errors by following the laid down policies and procedures on
sample handling during pre-analytical, analytical and postanalytical phases of
testing.

Any
other duty as assigned by your immediate supervisor in line with the job
description

Personal Specifications

A
Degree/Diploma in Medical laboratory Sciences or related disciplines 

Minimum
of 5 years experience 

A
Valid practicing license from KMLTTB 

Organizational
awareness and detail-oriented 

Strong
interpersonal and communication skills, Teamwork and reliability

How To Apply

Application documents (CV
and Certificates) must be emailed to vacancies@avenuehealthcare.com with
the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email by 26th January 2024.

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