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Holy Family Mission Hospital (HFMH) is under Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) under the Archdiocese of Blantyre of the Roman Catholic Church. It is situated in the south eastern part of Malawi, north of Mulanje Mountain in Phalombe district. It was founded in 1960 by the Medical Mission Sisters of Holland. Holy Family Hospital is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant position.

Job Title : Laboratory Technician (Grade K)

Responsible to : Laboratory Supervisor

Responsible for : Daily running of the laboratory

Main Duties

  •  Conducting examinations of various specimens sent from units within the hospital
  •  Preparation of specimen containers and reagents
  • Receiving and documentation of specimen from wards and out-patients department
  •  Processing of specimen
  •  Standardization of machineries ready for daily work
  •  Sending out results to various departments
  •  Monitor and supervise performance and daily attendance of subordinates under his or her authority
  •  Registration of names, specimens, and results in a proper laboratory register
  •  Sterilizing laboratory equipment.
  •  Ordering of required materials for use in the laboratory e.g., hand soap, disinfectants and unprepared reagents.
  •  Teaching the laboratory aid about how to correctly handle laboratory, to avoid self-infection and infecting others.
  •  Bleeding specimens from blood donors and educating or counselling them on HIV/AIDS, Syphilis, hepatitis etc.
  •  See to it that laboratory safety measures are being maintained.
  •  Make time table for specimen flow in to the laboratory which must be available to every staff member.
  •  Supervise the laboratory aid in his/her activities and any other business assigned by Senior Officer.

Diploma in Laboratory science /Biomedical Sciences from a reputable institution. He /she must be registered with Medical Council of Malawi Experience At least one year experience.

How to apply
Closing dates for receiving applications is Monday, 5th April, 2021. Remember to write the position you are applying for on the envelop or in the subject line if you use an email. Interested candidates must send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae copies of certificates to the address below;

The Principal Hospital Administrator

Holy Family Mission Hospital

P.O. Box 144



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