Field Laboratorian - COVID 19- Sero Prevalence Survey
The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation
6d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Locations : Abuja (FCT) and Kano

Employment Type : Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the field team and ensure all data and sample collections are done with utmost quality
  • Work with the household trackers and community mobilizers to ensure only sampled households are surveyed
  • Conduct household and individual interviews
  • Conduct phlebotomy
  • Collect nasopharyngeal swab samples
  • Conduct Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) for Malaria
  • Assure confidentiality of survey participants’ information.
  • Label appropriately, prepare and store lab samples in accordance with required laboratory specifications.
  • Maintain environmental integrity and aesthetics ensuring all areas are safe and clean.
  • Prepare and organize field supplies, and equipment to prevent wastage.
  • Collect and organize supplies ensuring all work areas are restocked appropriately daily, before field activities
  • Document all field activities in appropriate field documentation tools and devices
  • Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree preferably in a health-related discipline
  • A Master's Degree is an added advantage
  • Experience : 2 - 3 years
  • Training certifications in COVId-19 short courses especially IPC is an added advantage
  • Experience, Knowledge, and Skills :

  • Participation in Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) or any other household survey in Nigeria as Team lead is required
  • Excellent knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control especially in the context of COVID-19 is required
  • Team management
  • Stakeholders management
  • Skill in Computer Assisted- Personal Interviewing (CAPI) is required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to ask probing questions
  • Strong work ethic and self-starter, able to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapt to change
  • Must be willing to work at the times required by the survey need (this includes evenings, weekends and public holidays).
  • An indigene of the selected state or resident in the state
  • Good reading skill in English and Hausa
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