Technical Advisor - Laboratory Services Makurdi

Published date: 10/12/2017
  • Location: Makurdi, Benue, Nigeria

APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others.



APIN Public Health Initiatives has been awarded a 5 year Grant by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement “Improving Comprehensive AIDS Response Enhanced for Sustainability” (iCARES) project, - a hybrid of facility and community based interventions, that will expand access to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment services in 8 states of Benue, Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Plateau in Nigeria. The program, funded by US PEPFAR through CDC, aims to contribute to the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal of HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.



Position: Technical Advisor - Laboratory Services



Directorate: Laboratory Services



Job Description

• The jobholder will assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities at the state level



Job Task

• S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities

• Support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.

• S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.

• Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.

• Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.

• Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.

• Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.



Qualifications and Experience

• A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.

• A valid certificate to practice as Medical Laboratory Scientist mandatory.

• 10 years’ experience in implementing Public Health programs preferably in the NGO context.

• Experience in a molecular laboratory would be an added advantage.



Application Closing Date

25th October, 2017.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: vacancies@apin.org.ng stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above.



Note

• The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant’s full name.

• The subject of the mail should be the job position and location being applied for, e.g. Job Title - Location.

• Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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