Laboratory Technologist

at Marie Stopes International Ethiopia
Location Marie Stopes International Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Date Posted November 27, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


We want individuals who support our mission of eliminating unsafe abortion by 2030 and who work with us to build an enabling environment to increase access to safe services everywhere. We expect all team members to share our vision and commitment to achieving our mission whilst promoting equality and safeguarding the welfare of all clients and colleagues.


Under supervision of the Centre Manager, Centre Head, and Centre Coordinator, the incumbent conducts tests, manages the laboratory staff and ensures that there have adopted procedures for all lab activities; checks that the equipment and apparatus are in good working conditions; ensures lab reports go to the staff who has placed the order; Ensures the lab reports are duly registered and safely kept, being only accessible to authorized staff.


  • Undertakes laboratory tests as requested by the medical staff;
  • Manages the activities in the lab;
  • Resolves technical issues raised by the laboratory technicians;
  • Ensures the existence of procedure manuals for the lab activities, quality assurance and control processes, inspection, preventive maintenance and calibration of all equipment;
  • Ensures the existence of procedures for management of reagents including availability, storage, and testing for efficacy;
  • Adopts written procedures for collecting, transporting identifying, accepting, rejecting, processing and disposing of Specimens;
  • Ensures that all staff practice laboratory safety program, including infection control;
  • Adopts procedures for storage of clinical samples if it is not immediately examined;
  • Adopts policies and procedures to protect the privacy of patients and integrity of patient records;
  • Monitors the transportation of samples to the laboratory, ensuring the fulfilment of parameters;
  • Monitors availability, maintains proper handling and makes blood ready for those clients/patients requiring blood transfusion
  • Prepares and submits monthly and / or annual reports, as deemed necessary.
  • Undertakes any other duties that may be assigned to him

Job Requirements


Qualification Requirements


BSc in Laboratory Technology


           Two years of relevant experience

 Skills, Attitudes and Attributes

  • Readiness to guide, share experiences and enforce professional discipline
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to record test results methodologically
  • Readiness to work in teams
  • Pro-choice

Number of Position: (01)

Duty Station: Gottera MCH, Addis Ababa

Type of Employment: Full time

Salary:  As per MSI Ethiopia Reproductive Choice Salary Scale

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