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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2019
    Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
  • Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF),a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 350,000 patients in 36 countries. We are the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S. A truly independent voice in our mission to rid the world of AIDS, AHF’s opera...
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    Laboratory Scientist

    Reports to: Laboratory Services Manager/State Clinical Coordinator

    Job Summary

    • To provide laboratory support to AHF-supported sites and monitor adherence to standard laboratory protocols and guidelines. Involved in training, support supervision, mentorship, and team building exercises for laboratory staff.
    • Directly supervises laboratory technicians and other lab personnel on routine lab assays, demonstrates experience in running the Cyflow (C04+), Chemistry and Hematology machines.
    • Ensures implementation of laboratory services in line with approved QC/OA protocols at supported healthcare centers.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides routine and basic laboratory services for PLHIV attending the health facilities as required;
    • Supports laboratory services provision, ensures standard, and current practices are in place for maintaining high quality laboratory services including calibration, standardization and maintenance of automated or semi-automated instruments following established procedures.
    • Support in ensuring compliance and implementation of laboratory protocols for all lab technicians and assistance involved with the lab function; including maximizing the use of available resources.
    • Coordinates with all laboratory vendors (external contractors) and the sites to ensure that the process of handling patient samples and delivery of results is efficient and effective.
    • Participates in the development and replication of the AHF Nigeria laboratory protocols and practices at all affiliated healthcare centers.
    • Validates and reports, results of assays performed, delivers patients reports according to times indicated hi policy and collection manual and ensuring strict adherence to safety procedures.
    • Participates in identifying training needs, capacity budding, mentorship and team budding exercises for laboratory staft
    • Participates in inventory control management for laboratory supplies and reagents under AHF Nigeria for all sites;
    • Ensures the compilation of monthly laboratory inventory at the supported Healthcare Centers.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    • Experience with handling semi or fully automated machines is a must;
    • A minimum of three years of experience in a similar position.
    • Must poses a valid license to practice as a Medical laboratory scientist.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their email-application (Cover Letter and CV as one document in MS Word or PDF format) to: mentioning the position applied for as subject of the email.


    • The document (Cover Letter and CV as one document) must be saved in the applicat full name
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • AIDS Healthcare Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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