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Date Posted: Jan 1, 2022
Reference: 020-13122021
Closing Date: Jan 20, 2022
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
Gender: Female
Functional Area: Nursing,Health/Medical
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: 1 Year
Contract Duration: Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: No
Contract Type: Permanent
Probation Period: 3 months
Required Languages: Dari,Pashto,English


Job Summary:

As phlebotomist, you will be the one who assist the Pathologists, Microbiologists and surgeons to collect pathological and microbiological specimen through particular standard procedures, draws blood from patients, collects a variety of other specimen samples. Also label the specimen samples that you have filled. Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing. Working under the direct supervision of the Senior Lab Manager and strictly in accordance with specific practice guidelines and protocols.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The phlebotomist will be responsible to perform the following core duties;

•   Enter patient and specimen information into database in computer.

•   Verifies test requisitions by comparing information and patient by reading patient identification.

•   Explaining the procedure to patients and ensuring that the patient is as comfortable and relaxed as possible and confirming their agreement to the collection of specimen sample.

•   Assist the pathologists, Microbiologists and surgeons to collect pathological and microbiological specimen through particular standard procedures

•   Draws blood from patients and collects a variety of other specimen samples independently in accordance with training and procedures

•   Applying a dressing to the puncture or procedure site

•   Label vials/containers with patient names and dates as per guideline

•   Dispose of contaminated sharps, in accordance with applicable laws, standards, and policies

•   Delivering the specimen sample to the particular laboratory department focal points within required timescales

•   Practice infection control standards at all times when working with patients and equipments

•   Keep your work station well-organized at all times

•   Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures

•   Able to follow instructions and procedures accurately attention to detail

•   Respect for confidential and sensitive information

•   Expect to work with a patient varying in age and health status; be friendly, courteous and sympathetic when it comes to working with patients

•   Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients’ needs

Job Requirement:

1.   Education:

i.   Medical Technologist, Nursing, Midwifery Diploma/Degree from recognized institute

ii.   Certification in Phlebotomy is in asset

2.   Experience:

i.   At least 1 year work experience or Job Training on similar position

3.   Language:

i.   Good Language proficiency in Dari and Pashto

ii.   Proficiency in English is an asset

4.   Computer Skills:

i.   Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and Data entry

5.   Communication Skills:

i.   Good written and verbal communication skills

ii.   Strong negotiation skills and ability interact with a diverse range of individuals

iii.   Experience in customer support is a plus


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified candidate are invited to submit their CVs as per following criteria;

1.   Current CV, including two reference persons’ contact information

2.   Write clearly the position in the subject line

3.   Able to participate in written test or interview as per the requirement

4.   Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply

Note: Applications received after the closing date (January 20, 2022) will not be given consideration. Please note that only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted. For further information pleases contact: Phone: 020 22 12 904, Cell and WhatsApp: 0799 31 30 30

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