AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Laboratory Technologist

Laboratory Technologist

Req No 
2017-6539
Job Locations 
Zimbabwe-Bulawayo
Category 
Healthcare Center Operations
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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WHO WE ARE

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

  • Preparation of samples and reagents for the various point of care tests performed in the laboratory including CD4, Chemistry, Hematology, and Microbiology  
  • To participate in stock management, balancing inventories, stock count and preparation of orders timely.
  • Collection of laboratory data and preparation of laboratory reports.  
  • To participate in the implementation of quality control and safety procedures
  • Ensure all lab results are delivered in time and are recorded in the necessary data bases for future references.
  • Ensures all client information is documented accurately on laboratory samples and on accompanying documents.
  • Ensures uninterrupted supplies of consumables by working closely with the Pharmacist to place orders on time.
  • Assists and communicates with medical staff concerning patient care issues (e.g.: confirm sample to be taken, patient results to be retrieved).
  • Performs phlebotomy to take samples from children, babies and adults.
  • Receives, checks and files results as instructed by Medical Director and/Nurse Clinician.
  • Follows up with relevant laboratory for results if not received.
  • Ensures prevention of medico hazards by complying with biosafety standards and infection control standards.
  • Packages and dispatches specimens to the National Reference Laboratory and/or PATHCARE Laboratory
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as necessary (i.e.: attendance at all assigned committees).