MHNT Laboratory Technician

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Category:
Pharmaceutical
Location:
Dessie, Amhara 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Facilitate mobile health and nutrition activities through sample specimen collection like; blood drawing of patients for laboratory investigations.
  • Provide different sample testing like; blood, stool, urine  for adult and under 5 years children.
  • Facilitate essential reagents, supplies and diagnostic products for the team and the targeted health facilities(when applicable).
  • work closely with MOH staffs at Health posts, Health center, hospital and district level.
  • Maintain appropriate utilization and maintain of laboratory equipment.
  • Uses correct methods for handling specimens.
  • Apply manual and automated testing procedures.
  • Cleaning and sterilizing lab area and tools.
  • regulate/caliber laboratory instrument to ensure and maintain quality services.
  • Investigation and interpretationion of collected samples.
  • ensure accurate records and reporting of data and reporting lab results
  • Work closely as team with mobile health and nutrition teams and  governmental health staffs in operational health facilities.
  • ensure  application of national laboratory protocol through out labaoratory investigation.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of Lab investications.
  • Ensure referral system and linkage between services and with the health facilities.
  • Provide technical assistance for MHNT and governmental health health staffs.
  • Participate in capacity building training and health education sessions.
  • Work any tasks assigned by the line manager and the organization.

Job Requirements

Education:

Diploma/ Bachelor in medical laboratory.

Experience:

·         Minimum three years working experience. Experience for NGOs is advantage.

·         Experience in clinical setups is mandatory.

Skills/Ability required: .

§  Solid technical skill on laboratory sample collection, sample testing and interpretation.

§  Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.

§  Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.

§   Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

§  Good command in written and spoken English and Local language.

§  Good human relation skills.

§  Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;

§  Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

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