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Laboratory Technologist Job at Maternity Africa – Tanzania

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Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Opportunities at Maternity Africa (MA) 2023

Maternity Africa (MA) Tanzania Jobs 2023

Maternity Africa ( is a Christian-based, charitable, non-governmental organization registered in Tanzania. It is devoted to making childbirth safe by providing access to good maternity services and treatment of obstetric fistulae and other birth related injuries. We serve the poorest, most vulnerable women by providing free, quality reproductive health care. All programs have been developed to have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of mother and child by minimizing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. Maternity Africa is committed to its mission of making childbirth safe and demonstrating the love and compassion of Christ to all regardless of race, religion or ethnicity.

We are looking for a competent Anaesthetist.To be successful, the position requires an individual with a demonstrated personal integrity, compassion, firmness, strong interpersonal and communication skills; and a team player. Being compassionate and sensitive is a prerequisite for the profession. The ideal candidate goes one step further by being a critical thinker, fast to act in emergencies.

Laboratory Technologist
Laboratory Technologist at Maternity Africa August, 2023
POSITION: Laboratory Technologist – 1

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To perform routine tests in assigned areas of the laboratory as per current Standard Operating Procedures
  • To ensure specimens collected and received are documented and managed properly before and after analysis
  • To evaluate specimen adequacy for test performance
  • To perform and document preventative and corrective maintenance, function checks
  • To perform, evaluate and document quality control data and ensure that patient results are reported when quality control does not pass
  •  environment in and around the working Clinical Laboratory
  • To perform instrument troubleshooting to correct problems
  • To refer client’s inquiries to relevant clinicians
  • To ensure specimens collected and received are well documented
  • To ensure timely provision of various reports to and from the laboratory
  • To ensure valid results are verified before dispatch and are sent to the clinics/wards in a timely fashion
  • To draw blood from all booking patients for antenatal clinic
  • To be able to give appropriate counselling for HIV testing
  • To liaise with Maternity Africa’s procurement officer on a timely basis for procurement of reagents
  • To maintain a blood bank, with emergency blood available whenever possible. This will include establishing and managing blood donation sessions external to Kivulini Maternity Centre
  • To maintain a confidential approach to patients’ blood results and other results
  • To maintain the cleanliness and order of the laboratory
  • To use universal precautions when drawing and disposing of samples
  • To use all equipment, utilities and other resources as efficiently as possible to minimise waste
  • To assist with reviews, audits and investigations of the laboratory, its equipment and procedures
  • To perform any other duties as reasonably directed by the supervisor

Essential Qualifications and Requirements

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences, or related fields from a recognised Institution
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional, relevant work experience
  • Be certified as Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Have the skills of analysing samples using diverse techniques
  • Have a proven ability to work in a team under minimal supervision, well written and oral communication skills in English and Swahili are also required
  • Knowledgeable about parasitology, biochemistry, haematology and microbiology
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Technical proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are kindly requested to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and Professional Certificates to please include the reference number in the subject line. Applications should be sent by 31st August, 2023. If you do not hear from us within a month from the closing date please consider your applications unsuccessful.
The selection process will include a series of practical assessments and a competency-based interview.

Please Note:
As a Christian organisation, Maternity Africa seeks always to uphold the highest ethical and moral standards. Maternity Africa is an Equal Opportunities Employer, and has zero tolerance of any bribery and corruption. If anyone asks you for any form of payment or other consideration in connection with your application, please inform Maternity Africa’s Country Director immediately at and the matter will be dealt with

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