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Technical Officer(Laboratory Officer)

By: alagbe003 (M) |Time : January 11, 2019, 10:52:36 AM
Location: Anambra
Job Description/Summary
S/he has the responsibility of supporting
CHEERS Laboratory Services in supported
facilities as well as all activities in the state.
Main Responsibilities
Participate in monthly cluster coordination
meetings at supported hub ART site
Monitor and assess the level of compliance to
health care waste management (including
expired drugs and lab reagents) in supported
facilities (during routine supportive visits)
Monitor and report lab capacity utilization,
commodity consumption, assays conducted
and networking for CD4, Genexpert, Viral
load, EID (lab testing data & sample referral
network using the Hub and spoke model) –
Conduct monthly supervisory visits and
provide technical support to health facilities
on ART lab service delivery, equipment
management, GCLP, EQA, IQA, DBS sample
collection, and QMS activities, including
onsite trainings.
Facilitate HIV Testing of TB patients
Facilitate TB Screening of HIV positive clients
at hub facilities
Provide technical support to PCR laboratory
to expedite results dissemination via SMS
printers during visits to the laboratories
Participate in the State TB Laboratory
Quarterly Review Meeting
Support Dried Tube Specimen {DTS} QA
panel production, distribution, result
collation and CA visit for HIV multi-point of
testing in scale up states – Panel production
only at selected Hubs and few lab personnel
Integrate HTS into general laboratory
Facilitate sputum sample collection and
transport from DOTs sites to GeneXpert sites
Participate in weekly and monthly project
management team meetings
Develop monthly and quarterly PMTCT state
implementation workplans supervised by the
State Team Lead
Represent CHEERS in state and zonal level
meetings as may be designated by the State
Team Lead and/or Head Office
Produce monthly comprehensive report of
facilities and programs related to PMTCT in
the state
Carryout any other assignment as may be
given by the State team lead and/or head
Qualifications and Skills
Candidates should be holders of a University
degree in Medical Lab Science
Experience in monitoring of TB/HIV Lab
services in any of the states in the South
Eastern Nigeria.
Solid working knowledge of TB/HIV Lab
architecture especially in a treatment
Experience in Global Fund project will be an
added advantage
Computer skills (MS Office), knowledge of
basic equipment software
Excellent interpersonal and communication
skills, as well as the ability to learn quickly
and expand scope of functions.
Integrity, professional discretion and ability
to handle confidential information.
Ability to assume ultimate responsibility,
work under pressure.
Ability to work in and around team building
environment and work under pressure.
All candidates must meet all the criteria of
minimum qualification.
What We Offer
Challenging working environment with scope
for professional and personal development;
Being part of a dedicated, motivated and
intercultural team;
Salary depending on the capacity and
experience of the candidate.
Application Deadline 18th January, 2019.
Interested and qualified candidates should send
their Application (Curriculum Vitae, motivation
letter, 3 professional references) to “The Human
Resources, CHEERS” via:
[email protected]

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