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  • Posted: Apr 6, 2022
    Deadline: Apr 18, 2022
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    Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-­â€Âprofit affiliate organization of Family Health International (FHI 360), registered in Nigeria in 2009. It aims to provide technical assistance to the government and people of Nigeria in the implementation of public health and development programs. Buildin...
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    Assistant Technical Officer - Laboratory Services

    Job Description

    • Will support the implementation of high-quality laboratory services including building laboratory capacity at health facility sites to combat HIV, TB, malaria and other infectious diseases across all EpiC supported facilities and communities.
    • In addition, provide support to EpiC supported facilities to improve the quality of laboratory services available in the facilities in line with National guidelines.
    • S/He will provide technical leadership and technical support related to the laboratory services and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment in EpiC-support health facilities in Cross River State.
    • Also, s/he will coordinate the design, planning and implementation of the laboratory component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including ART in collaboration with state and community level project clinical staff, laboratory specialists and state and local government stakeholders.
    • Provide technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services at the designated states of activity implementation and other settings as appropriate.
    • Carry out quality control functions/ activities, in collaboration with the state team, of the labs, including quality control inspections schedules and the collection of quality control records; ensure the availability of high-quality documentation.
    • Develop quality control and quality assurance systems in collaboration with existing personnel and systems and ensure related documentation, training and monitoring.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • BMSL Degree in Laboratory Sciences or related field with 1-3 years post national youth service experience in provision of Laboratory support for HIV/AIDS.
    • Knowledge of advanced Laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related to PCR Lab.
    • Certification or License to practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist is an added advantage.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system such Teaching Hospitals and NGOs is highly desirable.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-M& using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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