Laboratory Technologist Job Vacancy in Migori, Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital

Position Title: Laboratory Technologist – Migori

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa - Bay, Migori, Bomet, Eldoret and Kimilili.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the position listed below.

Laboratory Technologist – Migori.

Vacancy No: AKHK/PD/LT/10/23

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the successful candidate will ensure provision of effective, efficient, and quality clinical laboratory services in the hospital.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Collect and receive laboratory specimens following laid down procedures.
  • Process laboratory specimens and communicate accurate results in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and control laboratory equipment.
  • Participate in proficiency testing and other quality assurance programs.
  • Create and review laboratory standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain laboratory records and specimen archives.
  • Sustain laboratory accreditation status.


  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in a busy medical laboratory
  • Experience in an accredited laboratory will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent skills and competency in clinical microbiology and molecular techniques.
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board. A current practice license is mandatory.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum to on or before 18th October 2023.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting or medical examination)

"Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer."