Medical Lab Technologist – 1 Post at The Kiambu National Polytechnic

The Kiambu National Polytechnic

Full Time
Posted 5 months ago

Medical Lab Technologist – 1 Post

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Diploma

Experience: 3 years

Location: Kiambu

Job Field: Medical/Healthcare

Advert No.: HR/06/2023

Purpose of the Job:

The Technologist is responsible for assisting the Trainers and Trainees by ensuring that practical sessions, which are part of the training, are successful by availing the equipment and chemicals, preparing protocols, recording students’ attendance, collecting practical reports from the students, administering and supervising the practical session, and ensuring the safety of the students in the Laboratory. The Technologist will also be responsible for carrying out Clinical Diagnosis in the Clinic.


  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Registered by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
  • 3 Years working experience
  • Analytical, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Team player

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Clinical Diagnosis Laboratory:
    • Set up and dismantle apparatus and equipment for demonstration and practical lessons.
    • Perform demonstrations and provide technical support to the trainees during practicals.
    • Maintain laboratory inventory and ensure required equipment and chemicals are available.
    • Requisition laboratory consumables in a timely manner.
    • Maintain safety storage of laboratory chemicals and equipment.
    • Prepare a maintenance schedule for all laboratory equipment.
    • Ensure safe disposal of laboratory waste.
    • Observe and enforce health and safety procedures.
    • Advise on budgeting requirements for the laboratory.
    • Maintain records on the use of laboratory equipment and chemicals.
    • Segregate non-functional equipment and machines.
    • Report breakdowns of equipment to the section head.
    • Ensure cleanliness of the laboratory and equipment.

Application Process:

Send your current CV, Academic and Professional Certificates, and Testimonials to:

Principal, P.o Box 414-00900, Kiambu, on or before C.O.B Monday 27th December 2023, in a brown, A4 envelope clearly sealed, and with the advert reference number clearly indicated.

Delivery Mode:

Hand delivery, Post Office, or Courier.


  • For hand delivery, register your name and date of delivery at our reception.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • KINAP is an equal opportunity employer; women, youth, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Principal Kiambu National Polytechnic P.O. Box 414–00900, KIAMBU

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical / Healthcare

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