Trainee Medical Receptionist (Collection Points)


Clinical Laboratory


Aga Khan University Hospital


Karachi, Pakistan


The Aga Khan University Hospital is a not-for-profit healthcare institute that offers all medical services to their patients under one roof. In addition to the tertiary care hospital in Karachi, AKUH has a network of 4 secondary care hospitals, 30+ Medical Centres, and over 290+ Clinical Laboratories, 30+ Pharmacies in over 120+ cities across Pakistan. It also offers Home Healthcare Services and home deliveries of medicines. The Hospital provides Zakat for those patients who are eligible, and the health systems offers generous Patient Welfare to support those in financial need. In recognition of its high quality and patient safety, the AKUH is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) as an Academic Medical Centre and its Clinical Laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for fast and accurate testing.


The duration of this traineeship programme will be of six months, upon successful completion which, you may be offered a permanent position as a Medical Receptionist depending on the availability of positions and satisfactory performance during the traineeship period.

During the traineeship programme, you will be responsible to:

  • check and process laboratory tests 
  • provide lab tests related information to the patients 
  • hand over lab tests reports to patients 
  • handle cash and credit transactions, and maintain the records of the excess/shortage of cash according to the laboratory policy on a dailybasis
  • check and confirm test requirements with patients, and give necessary verbal / written information / instructions, so that the specimens are collected as per the lab test requirements
  • handle telephone enquiries regarding lab tests and take patient’s appointments for special tests
  • carry out responsibilities as a Phlebotomist as well at assigned locations.


You should have:

  • recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, preferably in Science-related disciplines
  • interest in phlebotomy and related procedures
  • excellent interpersonal skills, particularly communication skills
  • ability to effectively work independently as well as in teams
  • willingness to work in shifts.

To Apply

You should send your detailed CV to human.resources@aku.edu. Please mention the position in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applications should be submitted latest by June 30, 2023