This role requires a fully qualified individual with extensive laboratory experience, a thorough knowledge
of current laboratory systems and procedures, and an ability to work in a somewhat austere and limited workenvironment.
All relevant licenses and certifications must be current. The individual perfoCRIng this role
should be comfortable working alone with minimal supervision and be able to produce reports that are
both comprehensive and accurate. They should have the knowledge and ability to maintain and keep in good repair a variety oflaboratory technical equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following is an example list of the Laboratory Technician’s duties and responsibilities. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below :
Conducts all laboratory test, screening and analysis tasks as requested by authorized medical personnel.
Delivers screening and test results in appropriate format to requestor.
Checks test result / report for validity and accuracy prior to return to requestor.
Assists in sample collection (to include phlebotomy, urinalysis, and stool).
Cognizant and knowledgeable with regards to all laboratory analysis equipment held.
Ensures correct calibration, servicing and maintenance of all laboratory technical equipment.
Resting and screening requirements required to be carried out will include, but is not limited to the following : CMP, CBC, LFT, Lipids, G6PD, Blood-match, Rapid : Malaria, Strep-A, HIV, Hep A, Hep B / C, HCV, RPR, HcG (Blood or UA) Stool O&P, C&S, cholinesterase (HAZMAT Employees).
Have a full understanding and ability to use all modern-generation quick and rapid test kits (Strep, HIV, Flu etc.).
Is particularly aware of function and use of Malaria Rapid Test kits and be able to verify positives with microscopic examination and analysis.
Collects DNA sample if requested and on provision of appropriate material to conduct such.
Conversant with the specific tests required for Occupation Health Surveillance Group’ workers and the laboratory screening requirements for such, e.
g., microscopic stool examination / analysis,
Immediately informsProject SMO should any infectious disease be indicated in any test or screening.
Conversant with the use of STAT Cup drug-screening kits and QUEST Lab, drug screen sample regulations and guidelines.
Prepared to assist clinical team, and client HSE / HR representatives with random drug screening collection programs.
Keeps appropriate records and log of all lab samples received, tests / screens conducted, results, etc.
Ensures such captured information is appropriately uploaded into management archive and record keeping data-bases.
Maintains and checks laboratory supply inventory, ordering stock requirements through the logistics department.
Is prepared to assist with carrying out water testing and analysis.
Educates clinic team in correct collection of all sample requirements and respective collection adjuncts (types of tube, quick-kits, reagent pads, slides, etc.).
Assists in clinical team continuous medical education (CME) by teaching other clinic personnel basic laboratory methods, analysis machinery, rapid test use, etc.
Additional clinical administrative duties as tasked by the PM / SMO.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and / or abilities required.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Fully qualified laboratory technologists / technicians with appropriate licensing and certification from country of origin.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in laboratory work,POST NYSC experience
Previous employment on field locations preferred.
Fully conversant with current laboratory analysis equipment, both technical and rapid-test’.
Demonstrated ability to correctly use microscopic machinery and interpret findings.
Understanding and experience of Culturing’ techniques and ability to interpret results and findings appropriately.
Working knowledge of the laboratory working activity requirements required by country of operation.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy.
Proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and databases.
Be aware of modern IT based communication methods (i.e. Skype).
Able to access, update, reference, and other general use of project HER system.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Able to work unsupervised and with proven initiative and independent operation ability.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Ability to write comprehensive reports, both technical and procedural.
Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality.
Awareness and following of HIPPA / NICE rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by Nigerian regulations.
Familiarity of the requirements for effective QA and QC management demands.
Teaching ability (does not have to be formal, but must have demonstrated an ability to impart knowledge and techniques).
Cognizant of modern and up-to-date medical care ethos and have a proactive, innovative, and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES
Fully qualified laboratory technologists / technicians with appropriate licensing and certification from country of origin (Nigeria).
Method of Application :
Applicants should send CVS to hr crinigeria.com
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Critical Rescue International (CRI) was founded in 2001 as Nigeria’s first advanced paramedic (Emergency Medical Services) company.
Over the ensuing years, we have developed a strong international reputation in the areas of health information and advice, medical assistance, primary healthcare, emergency and non-emergency medical response, benefits administration, and industrial health services.
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