Care Team

Mobile phlebotomist (based in Mombasa County)

Nairobi, Nairobi County
Work Type: Full Time

We’re growing quickly and we need your help. 

We're looking for a Mobile Phlebotomist to help us provide excellent member support and help us accelerate adoption of Antara Health Navigation on the Coast (mainly in Mombasa and Kilifi Counties).


- Provide information & instruction to patients on how to provide urine, oral and blood specimens

- Proper labeling of specimens, completion of requisitions and all other needed information

- Prepare specimens and requisition forms, including packaging of the specimens into biohazard bags for shipping

- Ensure samples are shipped to the lab in the appropriate amount of time and maintain supporting records/manifests 

- Ensure specimen disposal is carried out in accordance with management protocols of biohazards

- Obtain billing information, including copies of patient insurance cards and demographic information

- Complete accurately requisition forms and assist with all missing information requests when needed

- Confirm reports generated by laboratory for specimens are processed and facilitate inquiries to laboratory

- Define and ensure that Antara’s guidelines and protocols for managing sample collection and management are current and strictly followed

- Ensure that proper inventory management of lab supplies and other items is carried out regularly (including stock-takes)

- Countercheck and verify patient information, insurance details and diagnostic test information is correct for each patient for whom testing is being carried out

- Thorough knowledge of all processes and will act as liaison between clinic and laboratory

- Accurately enter patient test data in Antara’s systems for proper documentation

- Dispatch, collect point-of-care (POC) data including height and weight, & POC tests 

- Educate beneficiaries on proper usage of devices 

- Collect and dispatch medicine, marketing materials, others in a timely way

- Contribute to design of logistics workflows, tasks, dashboards 

- Support with administrative tasks where needed both in-field and at the office 

- Safeguard Antara Health assets, including the medical equipment and the vehicles 

- Drive vehicle (e/motorbike or other) carefully, and in compliance with the law



- At least 3 years’ working experience in a laboratory

- Registered and have an active license with the The Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB)

- Have phlebotomy certification from an accredited institution; medical laboratory course would be an added advantage

- Licensed to operate a motorcycle

- Strong written and verbal communication skills in at least English and Kiswahili

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Computer skills

- Strong work ethic and able to work independently

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