Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Laboratory Technician needed at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

At AHF you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and thrive by being part of the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care. Your work will be contributing to saving the lives of thousands in the U.S. and around the world each day.

At AIDS Healthcare Foundation, we realize that our most important resource is our employees. AHF has earned a reputation as an employer of choice by offering challenging work, competitive benefits and a diverse culture.

Job Title: Laboratory Technician 

Job Description

  • Participates in planning, overseeing and  supervising activities for the laboratory function for the site;
  • Performs  basic laboratory assays CD4 tests, Heamatology and Chemistry as well as other tests as required;
  • Oversees laboratory services provision and ensures standard, and current practices are in place for maintaining high quality laboratory services and maximizing the use of all resources;
  • Ensures compliance and implementation of laboratory protocols, and support other affiliated labs staff -lab technicians, assistants and HIV Medics involved with the lab function;
  • Coordinates with all laboratory vendors( outside contractors) at the site level to ensure that the process of handling patient samples and delivery of  results is efficient and effective;
  • Performs quality control checks and maintenance for the Partec CD4 machine in the site lab, and other laboratory tests performed within the labs;
  • Participates in the development and replication of the AHF Nigeria laboratory protocols and practices at all affiliated healthcare centers; promoting quality of services based on timeliness in reporting results.
  • Participates in training, mentorship and team building exercises for laboratory staff;
  • Participates in inventory control management for laboratory supplies and reagents under AHF Nigeria for supported site;
  • Participate in EQA, proficiency testing activities.
  • Ensures the compilation of monthly laboratory inventory at the Healthcare Centers

Qualifications

  • BMLS Medical Laboratory science; AIMLS
  • A minimum of two years post NYSC experience in a similar position.
  • Experience with CD4 , hematology and chemistry systems.
  • High analytical skills, quality control and basic knowledge of HIV laboratory monitoring.
  • Computer proficiency an added advantage.

Location
Benue

Closing Date: Not Specified

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