DEPARTMENT OF LABORATORY SERVICES
Challenging career opportunities await you
Are you fascinated by Science and Medicine?
Are you interested Investigative challenges?
Do you possess the following qualities:
Ability to make clear and precise
Ability to work accurately with attention to
Ability to do repetitive work without losing
Ability to perform under pressure?
Ability to organize and priorities work?
Have good eyesight and normal color vision?
Do the work you were meant to do…
Department of Laboratory Services as:
Who are they?
They collect and prepare samples; clean,
maintain and set up equipments for use; and
may carry out simple laboratory tests. With
experience and sometimes with further
studies, it is possible to become
The undertake similar duties too but more
complex than the Laboratory Assistant and
may also supervise other staff. They do most
of the routine laboratory testing and
prepare standard solutions for use in the
laboratory. With experience and sometimes
with further studies it is possible to
They have more training and
responsibilities. They perform more complex
tests, work with minimal supervision and
often have to supervise other laboratory
They are degree holders in Medical
Laboratory Technology or related fields.
They supervise the work of other laboratory
staff and advise medical practitioners on
the choice and interpretation of laboratory
As a laboratory personnel you assist Health
Centre Team in the diagnosis, treatment and
management of patients by collecting,
performing analytical testing, assessing,
interpreting and reporting patient result in
accordance with standards of medical
What do we do in the laboratory?
Perform routine and specialized chemistry
test to assist doctors in the diagnosis and
management of patients.
Process of biopsy samples taken from
patients during surgery or post-mortem
examinations for microscopic examination by
Prepare and stain smears of body tissue or
fluids and examine them under the
microscope, to detect cancer cells or cell
changes that may lead to cancer or any other
Haematology / Blood Transfusion
Examine blood; study its disorder so that
blood related diseases can be diagnosed.
They work out the suitability of blood for
Culture, isolated, identify and perform
sensitively tests on bacteria.
Virology / Immunology / Serology
Perform routine and specialized laboratory
tests to detect the presence of
antigen/antibody in blood or samples taken
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Challenging Opportunities await you at the
Department of Laboratory Services.
A simple blood test could save your life
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