Medical Laboratory Technologist at Karatina University – May 2024


Medical Laboratory Technologist 

Basic Salary for this position is between Kshs. 57,729 by Kshs. 2,256/= to Kshs. 82,552/=

Job Description for Medical Laboratory Technologist

  • Preparation of lab practical manua Conducting and supervision of practical sessions. Taking students to academic field trips
  • Test and analyze body fluids, such as blood, urine, and tissue samples. Operate laboratory equipment, such as microscopes and automated cell counter Use automated equipment that analyzes multiple samples at the same time. Record data from medical tests and enter results into a patient’s medical record. Updating the lab inventory
  • Prepare samples for analysis, use equipment to locate microorganisms, monitor tests and procedures, analyze the chemical content of fluids, match blood for transfusions, and test for drug levels in the blood.
  • Perform medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disea
  • Calibrating laboratory equipment to ensure accuracy of results

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences and a holder of Higher National Diploma /Diploma in Medical Laboratory from a recognized institution;
  • Must have seven (7) work experience in any of the following thematic areas microbiology, hematology, parasitology and medical entomology, blood transfusion, clinical pathology and immunology,
  • Must have worked for three (3) years in healthcare settings such as hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, with Medical Lab students.
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB)
  • Knowledge of Information Communication Technology;

Submit Your Application

All applicants are required to submit their applications online through the jobs portal link ( available on the University website (under the careers section). In addition, applicants MUST submit a continuously scanned copy of the application via email ( with the subject clearly stating the job title and the reference number (e.g. Lecturer – Linguistics (KarU/HR/LEC/2024). The application should contain a detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, membership of professional associations, email address and telephone contacts, evidence of publications and research grants, copies of academic certificates and other relevant documents.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and address their correspondences to the undersigned so as to be received on or before Monday 27th May, 2024.


The Vice Chancellor

Karatina University

P.O. Box 1957- 10101



Interested and qualified? Go to Karatina University on to apply