Nakasero Hospital is a private hospital that was started by a group of Consultant Doctors in 2009 who came together with a goal of setting up a world class hospital that would meet the healthcare needs of Ugandans and East Africans who were seeking medical treatment outside the region, due to the gap in quality healthcare services in the country.

In all we do, we must remember this background and uphold this goal, guided by the vision, mission and values of the hospital.

Our Mission is to provide quality, sustainable, compassionate health care by leveraging local and international talent and state-of-the-art technology.

As such we are looking for a suitable candidates to fill the position of CLINICAL PATHOLOGIST / HEAD OF LABORATORY – RE ADVERTISED

JOB PURPOSE: To provide high quality laboratory service in line with Nakasero Hospital vision working closely with all departments that utilize laboratory services


• Supervises and manages the laboratory effectively with the a senior assistance of Lab manager
• Uses available laboratory resources appropriately and effectively
• Procures appropriate laboratory equipment whenever necessary
• Consults and supports the clinicians on diseases management and therapy according to the laboratory tests
• Advises the Lab manager on the auditing of the various sections of the laboratory
• Guide and facilitate teams to regularly report on laboratory activities through routine high quality HMIS reports and activity reports in line with standard NH finance and Ministry of health timelines
• Plan, coordinate and conduct trainings and mentorships for laboratory team to build skills for delivery of quality lab services.
• Strengthen QA efforts both at the Labs and POC and ensure that the Lab supervises point-of-care testers participate in internal and external quality control schemes in line with NH and national guidelines.
• Contributes effectively to other inter-disciplinary team activities


• Up-to-date knowledge of a hospital laboratory management systems
• Good communication, organization and management skills
• Knows the appropriate test to be performed: in a specific clinical situation
• Interprets diagnostic tests and with understanding of causation of disease processes
• Understands the principles of analysis and technical details of tests used to diagnose
• Practices pathology ethically, consistent with the obligations of a medical specialist
• Has computer skills including word processing, excel, internet and power point, HMIS and LIS.
• Knows the appropriate test to be performed: in a specific clinical situation
• Demonstrates appropriate personal and interpersonal behavior.


• A first degree in Medicine, MB ChB or equivalent
• Postgraduate degree in Laboratory Medicine/pathology/microbiology/biochemistry
• Full and active registration with the Health Professionals council.
• Minimum of 3 Years’ Experience Heading a hospital Laboratory

Candidates that have relevant experience, meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should submit their applications, Curriculum vitae and academic certificates to addressed to the Human Resource Manager Not later than Friday 21st February 2020.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Nakasero Hospital provides an equal opportunity for all qualified persons and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, ethnicity, tribe, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation or any other protected status.
Canvassing or lobbying by an applicant directly or indirectly in connection with any appointment shall disqualify the applicant.

Nakasero Hospital does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money. If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.