INTRODUCTION : -
Senior Technical Officer - Laboratory Services job opportunity is available at Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
Will provide technical expertise and assistance in implementing high quality laboratory services within the HIV care and treatment project in the State Office including Laboratory capacity development at project Health Facility sites.
S / He will Carry out quality control functions / activities in collaboration with the HQ and Cluster Teams of the Labs including quality control inspections schedules and the collection of quality control records as well as ensuring the availability of quality records.
S / He will also review and monitor QA and QC activities of the Laboratory to determine conformance with established policies, national regulations, or accreditation requirements.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
BMLS / AMLSCN in Medical Laboratory Sciences or related field
7-9 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV / AIDS
Or Master’s Degree in Laboratory Sciences or related field with 5-7 years post national youth service experience and a minimum of 5 years’experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV / AIDS
Experience in the management of laboratory services, particularly health facility-based services, including quality assurance systems,laboratory analysis, and interpretation and reporting techniques based on best practices, quality management practices and safe work practices
Knowledge of advanced laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to HIV / AIDS care and treatment is required with some experience in an international development organization preferred
Certification / license to practice as a medical laboratory scientist is required.