Assistant Laboratory Technician job at Medical Teams International
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Vacancy title:
Assistant Laboratory Technician

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Medical Teams International

Deadline of this Job:
29 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Assistant Laboratory Technician


Responsible for performing routine laboratory investigations for patients. Ensure security and hy measures are respected at all times.

• Collect samples, including performing phlebotomy and conducting home visits to patients ur
to travel to health facility, and conduct routine laboratory investigations for patients:
• Interpret laboratory results, communicate findings to clinicians and file reports while ensuri
• Process specimens to be sent to outside laboratories and do follow up
• Maintain quality control of specimen samples
• Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met; manage w as per good laboratory practices
• Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user man and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of
• Monitor the consumption of supplies and equipment required for laboratory activities and n
supervisor of re-stocking needs
• Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics
according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
• Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an enviroronment
of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection fro Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free work
• Other duties as assigned

• Diploma or advanced diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is required • Health Laboratory Technologists' Council of Tanzania Valid practicing license is required

• Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required
• Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage


• Basic knowledge of laboratory practices
• Basic knowledge of how to operate standard laboratory equipment
• Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol

• Skilled in performing routine laboratory investigations and interpreting results
• Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English
• Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Analytical with attention to detail
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test results
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilitie duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities and skills are also subject t change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization. The job description does constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change b Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
• All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letter and CV in
either PDF or Word only, including three work related referee
to: :
• Indicate your expected salary, current/previous salary, and notice period at the bottom of your CV.
• Indicate clearly the position applied for in the subject line" Cleaner/Cook:
• Application Deadline: 22nd of June 2022 at 1700HRS.:

Beware that Medical Teams does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing application, or any other fee). Medical Teams does not request any information related to bank accounts. If asked of any payment, please contact 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 29 June 2022
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 16-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-06-2065
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