Kanyimbo Hospital Laboratory Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Kanyimbo Hospital Ltd (KHL) is a privately incorporated company, registered in 2020 and located within the Kisii municipality.

It is a 52-bed multi-specialty hospital, aiming at delivering community-centric value-add, advanced, and super-specialized medical services.

We are currently seeking for qualified and dedicated candidates to fill the following positions; 

Job Title: Laboratory Manager

Positions: 1

Main Responsibility

The successful candidate will provide overall leadership to the Laboratory teams while ensuring high-quality laboratory diagnostic services.

Key Duties

1. Administrative Responsibilities

  • Defining, implementing, and monitoring the accepted standards of performance in quality control, quality assurance, and cost-effectiveness of the laboratory service as well as the actual delivery of those services.
  • Ensure that the laboratory participates effectively in required quality management programs.
  • Provision of effective and efficient administration of the laboratory services, including budget planning and control.
  • Liaise with the Administrator to ensure optimal staff levels including reallocation of staff depending on staffing needs, as well as efficient use of overtimes and locums.
  • Ensure that deserving staff are recognized/rewarded and disciplinary action is undertaken without undue delay and per defined policies.
  • Participate in recruitment and performance management of the laboratory staff.
  • Identify training gaps and liaise with the administrator to facilitate training.
  • Ensure timely and accurate billing of laboratory services.
  • Ensure that all procedures and tests performed by the medical and technical staff are within the scope of education, training, and experience of the relevant staff.
  • Carry out monthly stock takes of lab supplies and submit stock take reports as required.
  • Ensure proper management of stock to avoid expiries and stockouts.
  • Develop laboratory guidelines and procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Ensure client satisfaction through the provision of high-quality services, effective communication, prompt feedback, and escalation of any unresolved issues as required.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary facility management committees.

2. Clinical Responsibilities

  • Monitor all work performed in the laboratory to ascertain that reliable medical data is generated.
  • Ensure data is aggregated and disseminated appropriately to care providers within the acceptable timelines
  • Provide medically useful, accurate information in a timely fashion to support the provision of accurate and reliable medical services to patients, regardless of whether the testing occurs on-site or is referred out to another laboratory.
  • Carry out Kits validation and evaluation to determine diagnostic accuracy, analytical sensitivity and analytical specificity.
  • Ensure that the fridge temperatures and ambient temperature and humidity are charted as required.
  • Review and act on the EQA/IQC reports.
  • Ensure the laboratory operates within the applicable accreditation and regulatory standards.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • Registered by the KMLTTB.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the same position.
  • Excellent managerial skills

Application Instructions

Interested candidates to email their cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae ONLY; including names and contacts of three references, to info@kanyimbohospital.com on or before 19th August 2022.

The email subject line MUST include the position title being applied for e.g., “NURSE”

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kanyimbo Hospital Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer