Marie Stopes Nigeria (MSION) is a results-orientated Social Business, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION's goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services. MSION is part of Marie Stopes International's Global Partnership which is in over 42 countries worldwide.
The post holder is required to demonstrate: initiative; energy; persistence; results orientation; drive; integrity and discretion; enthusiasm; and commitment to personal development to further MSI's partnership mission of enabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.
Qualifications and requirements
Must have at least 4 credits (including English Language) at O'level GCE/SSCE/NECO certificate [ESSENTIAL]
Must have successfully completed certificate program in nursing assistance [ESSENTIAL]
At least 1-year post-graduation/certificate experience working in a similar role [ESSENTIAL]
Experience of working in a clinical environment [ESSENTIAL]
Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel). [ESSENTIAL]
Excellent client interaction skills (ESSENTIAL)
Create a friendly, professional and efficient atmosphere for all clients and visitors to the laboratory to ensure client satisfaction at all times.
Maintain laboratory equipment (including calibration) in a proper working condition and prompt report of any malfunction to the centre coordinator.
Keep record of stock, perform forecasts and ensure reagents and other laboratory consumable do not fall below minimum level
Perform regular Quality control on laboratory reagents after supply and before use
Ensure specimen are obtained in the appropriate manner
Qualifications & Experience:
Must have a recognised clinical qualification in Medical Laboratory Science.
Must be registered with a recognised local clinical professional body in Nigeria and of good standing
MUST be licenced and have a valid practicing licence
At least 1 year post-graduation experience working in a similar role [ESSENTIAL]
Outstanding computer skills (Microsoft Word, excel, power point). [ESSENTIAL]
Maintain accurate records of all tests performed and the result of such tests
Clinical services in the Laboratory.
Keeping the entire office, its surroundings, client care areas and all used medical equipment tidy, neat and clean at all time
Ensure proper management and disposal of both general and medical waste.
Assist with maintaining medical stock / drug inventory and ordering register
Ensure all clinical Instruments are washed, sterilised and stored properly
Encourage a commitment to accommodating clients' special needs such as flexibility on working hours, strict privacy and confidentiality to generate demand for MSION services.
Carry out any other lawful duties assigned by the Centre Coordinator
Assist with administrative work within limits when necessary
Qualifications & Experience:
Must have at least basic education to be able to read and write English.
Organisation, initiative, tidiness and courtesy.
English and local languages
At least 2 years' experience working in a similar role in a clinical environment [Essential]
All positions are for an initial contract of 2 years (renewable) with a probation period of 6 months.
Interested candidates should apply by email with CV and suitability statement as a single attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than Friday 26th June 2015. MSION is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Achieving gender balance within the organization. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE / LOCATION and the CV/suitability statement should be saved in the applicant’s full name. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.