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  • Posted: Apr 18, 2024
    Deadline: May 2, 2024
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    The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is an indigenous, non-profit organization registered in Nigeria in 2010 to promote best practices in health care delivery, medical training, and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening.
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    Consultant Laboratory Officer

    Job Overview

    • The Consultant Laboratory Officer will provide support for laboratory testing (VL, CD4, TB drives) and ensure timely transmission of quality-assured results for decision-making at health facilities. S/he will also be responsible for the facilitation of VL, drives, Lab systems strengthening, as well as QMS implementation at assigned Health facilities.


    • CCCRN is a non-profit organization that promotes best practices in healthcare service delivery, medical training, and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening. We are committed to achieving sustainable impact in the communities we serve, and our technical project staff play a crucial role in driving quality improvement initiatives across our projects.

    Scope of Work

    • The incumbent will build the capacity of facility laboratory staff on appropriate phlebotomy techniques for all categories of clients and ensure adherence to standard lab protocols and guidelines for testing both in the facility and community.
    • He/ She will be responsible for the periodic evaluation of laboratory methods, procedures, laboratory systems assessments, laboratory continuous quality improvement projects, and review of activities with institutions of corrective and preventive action.
    • Work collaboratively with other facility professionals in the cascade of care to collate line list of clients eligible for VL from EMR to facilitate proactive tracking and bleeding of all eligible clients for VL daily.
    • Regularly review and ensure prompt documentation of VL results onto TAT register, VL monitoring register, clients’ care card, ART, register, and LAMIS/OMRS whenever results are returned.
    • Facilitate appropriate VL drive, baseline CD4 for all newly identified clients, and collection of sputum samples from all presumptive TB cases and subsequent transport to nearest GeneXpert Laboratory for analysis.
    • Facilitate the participation of all community and facility counselor testers in the proficiency testing program.
    • Ensure quality controls are performed and documented for RTKs every week amongst the facility and community teams.
    • Provide weekly updates on VL optimization efforts, appropriate documentation of VL uptake in service registers, and daily uptake trackers.
    • Coordinate inventory control management for RTKs and other lab supplies in the facility and among the community teams.


    • A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, or a comparable area with appropriate Licensure or certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, or public health microbiologist approved by the relevant practice regulation agency. 
    • A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible professional-level experience in public health and/or laboratory sciences is required. Prior work experience with the Government and/or international organizations is required.

    Job Knowledge:

    • Considerable knowledge of the basic principles and laboratory applications of biology, microbiology, and chemistry.
    • Ability to apply knowledge of information sources in biology, microbiology, chemistry, and scientific methodology.
    • Knowledge of current laboratory facilities, methods, equipment, materials, and ability to perform standardized biological, chemical, and microbiological examinations independently.
    • Make and record scientific observations accurately, prepare and present scientific records and reports and observe safety precautions and precautions.
    • Knowledge of the use of computers and laboratory Information Management.
    • Knowledge of public health laboratory laws and regulations; sanitary bacteriology regulations.
    • Ability to carry out and consult with other program area staff and the public on this issue.
    • Ability to deal with staff and the public in a positive and successful manner


    • Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
    • Experienced with lab-related data management systems.
    • Familiar with standards and federal/ state regulations affecting laboratory and laboratory practices.
    • High level of proficiency in relevant computer applications particularly Ms. Excel
    • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment are also required.

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    Consultant Care and Treatment Specialist

    Job Overview

    • The Consultant Care and Treatment Specialist will support service delivery and achieve favorable health outcomes for patients.
    • S/he will be responsible for optimal performance across key prevention and treatment indicators and other deliverables related to the assigned portfolio.
    • S/he will work collaboratively with the Care and Treatment Advisor to provide technical support and oversight to supported health facilities tailored to ensure that downstream implementation is in tandem with our collective project goals while also ensuring strict alignment with operational guidelines and policy.


    • CCCRN is a non-profit organization that promotes best practices in healthcare service delivery, medical training, and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening. We are committed to achieving sustainable impact in the communities we serve, and our technical project staff play a crucial role in driving quality improvement initiatives across our projects.

    Scope of Work

    • Supports the STA Care &Treatment in the design, implementation, and monitoring of the HIV/AIDS care and treatment component of the project.
    • Support in the achievement of technical and operational deliverables.
    • Support the provision of clinical quality assurance for the delivery of HAT services across project components.
    • Engage with project partners to provide clinical guidance on HIV/AIDS/TB case management.
    • Ensure that HIV prevention and treatment activities are culturally appropriate and are carried out with community involvement, using participatory methods.
    • Conduct post-training follow-up of the trained service providers to provide onsite individualized mentoring support to reinforce skills learned at the initial training.
    • Conduct regular supportive supervision visits to facilities to identify gaps in program focus areas service delivery and to rectify them with the help of staff and health officials at the facility, and state level to improve the quality of care.
    • In collaboration with the M&E Specialist, facilitate collection of data at baseline and periodic intervals and help to collate, analyze, and interpret the data collected. Help facility staff make decisions for quality improvement based on the data.
    • Keep up to date on clinical approaches and programmatic priorities.
    • Provide technical assistance to local partner organizations for HAT service delivery, training, quality of care improvement, and other interventions as defined by the project.
    • Coordinate community DSD implementation around and within the supported health facilities including community ARV pick-upcentres.
    • Provide needed technical support and oversight to all volunteers (case managers, CMC, etc) across the supported health facilities.
    • Provide support to health facilities to institutionalize the use of data for decision-making across sites including take-off of the daily data review across health facilities.
    • Provide needed technical guidance, support, motivation and drive toward meeting daily, weekly and monthly targets across key performance indicators.
    • Deploy job aids, national guidelines, IEC materials (as available within the project) to support sites and provide support tailored to promoting the use of these materials to improve the quality of healthcare services delivery.


    • Medical Degree (MB.BS/MBChB/MD) or BSc Nursing
    • Possession of MPH is an added advantage
    • Minimum of 4 yearsof progressive clinical experience in HAT service delivery in PEPFAR funded program


    • Good clinical acumen in HIV/AIDS/TB case management with technical experience in HIV prevention, counseling, testing, and PMTCT.
    • Familiarity with standard care and treatment guidelines and PEPFAR indicators
    • Ability to mentor clinical facility staff on care and treatment approaches


    • Excellent oral and report writing and presentation skills.
    • Proven ability to write high-quality scientific/management documents
    • Excellent collaboration and partnering skills in a teamwork environment.
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office for documenting and reporting
    • Proficient use of data management and analytic tools.

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