Histology / Cytology Laboratory Technologist Jobs at Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu

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Histology / Cytology Laboratory Technologist Jobs at Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu

Established in 1952, the Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu is part of the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS). It is a 61-bed acute care facility managed by qualified professionals who include experienced, full-time resident doctors and consultants.

Histology / Cytology Laboratory Technologist

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Kisumu
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare 

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

Other Responsibilities:

  • Receive and accession laboratory specimens following laid down procedures
  • Participate in collection and proper handling of histology and cytology specimens
  • Process laboratory specimens and communicate accurate results in a timely manner
  • Maintain laboratory records and specimen archives
  • Maintain and control laboratory equipment
  • Participate in proficiency testing and other quality assurance programs.
  • Create and review laboratory standard operating procedures
  • 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 histology and cytology.
  • 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.

Deadline: Before 9th July 2022.

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line, including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org on or before 24th June 2022.

The email subject line MUST include position title and vacancy number being applied for e.g.,

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”

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