Development for Peace Organization NGO Vacancy

Development for Peace Organization (DPO) is an Ethiopian non-profit organization established in 2020 with a mission of striving to meet the humanitarian and developmental needs of societies regardless of race, color, religion or cultural background.

We are legally registered to work in Ethiopia (Reg. 5164) as National NGO and as INGO in South Sudan (Reg. 4178), Somalia (Reg. NGOD/Moifar0422/022) and Kenya (OP.218/051/22-400/12732); it is also processing its registration in Yemen. We are currently seeking an experienced Junior Medical Laboratory Technologists/Technician to join our mission-driven organization.

Position: Junior Medical Laboratory Technologists/Technician

Education: Diploma or bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory technology or in Medical Laboratory Science from an accredited Institution/university and also has an active certificate/License to practice in Ethiopia.

Experience:  Fresh graduate for degree or two years for diploma.

The medical laboratory technologist/technician plays a crucial role in supporting patient diagnosis and treatment.  He/she will perform a comprehensive range of laboratory examinations, such as hematology, parasitology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis etc.  He/she will also be responsible in collecting, processing, analyzing, and interpreting patient specimens. 

The medical laboratory technologist/technician will also adhere to strict quality assurance and control procedures to ensure the accuracy and reliability of these test results.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a comprehensive range of clinical laboratory examinations, including hematology, parasitology, urinalysis, and clinical microscopy. This encompasses specimen collection, processing, analysis, and interpretation of results.
  • Adheres to quality assurance and quality control procedures in performing all testing.
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of laboratory results through meticulous quality assurance and control processes.
  • Maintain peak performance of laboratory equipment by performing inspections, preventive maintenance, calibrations, and proficiency testing.
  • Specimens are checked as to their condition, acceptability and appropriateness to the test and exceptions are noted.
  • Manage all aspects of reagents, including initiating the need for procurement, inventory control, proper storage, and accuracy verification.
  • Implement and manage a laboratory information management system (LIMS) – paper-based or electronic – to efficiently track and document laboratory procedures and results.
  • Correlates clinical information and/or previous lab results and reports discrepancies to supervisors and other appropriate personnel.
  • Writes and updates laboratory standard operating procedures (SOPs) for laboratory tests, ensuring consistency and compliance with regulatory standards under supervision as required.
  • All critical values are reported promptly to the physician and charge nurse.
  • Does not report patient results unless quality control data are within accepted parameters
  • Shares call duty and works different shifts as required. Must be able to work extended hours when necessary.
  • Keeps an adequate supply of working materials on hand. 
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Duty Station: Pinyudo Refugee Camps (Old Nuer, Agnwa, Pinyudo II, and Village 12 Health centers)

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates shall fill out this form  and submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable updated resume as a Merged PDF file through until April 29, 2024

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply! 

Note: Use “Junior Medical Laboratory Technologists/Technician” as the subject line of your email!

DPO is committed to diversity and inclusion in its workforce and encourages all candidates to apply to join the organization, regardless of gender, nationality, religious/ethnic heritage, or disability.

DPO has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, authority abuse, and discrimination. DPO follows the principles of UN Child Protection. As a result, all shortlisted candidates will be subjected to thorough reference and background checks, as well as being expected to conform to these standards and principles.

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