MHNT Laboratory Technician – Dessie at Save the Children

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  • Location: Ethiopia
  • State: Amhara
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Natural Science Jobs in EthiopiaTechnical Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description


  • 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 interpretation on 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 laboratory investigation.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of Lab investigations.
  • 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


  • Diploma/ Bachelor in medical laboratory.


  • · 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

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 7 September. 2021
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