6 Fresher Laboratory Mentor Non-profit Job Placements – A Global Healthcare Public Foundation (AGHPF)

Organisation: A Global
Healthcare Public Foundation (AGHPF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
A Global Healthcare Public Foundation (AGHPF) is the premier non-profit
organization that works to strengthen laboratory quality management systems
leading to improved quality testing and accreditation of laboratories to
internationally recognized standards. AGHPF works internationally providing
technical assistance to develop effective diagnostic, research and public
health laboratory systems and expand access to quality diagnostic testing
services. A GHPF is a nonprofit dedicated to improving lives of children;
women, men and their communities by enabling them reach their full health
potential by providing humanitarian assistance to desperately needy people and
communities most affected by HIV/AIDS.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Work in close collaboration with the
    Laboratory Manager and Laboratory QA officer, conduct regular internal
    audits, analyze system gaps and plan corrective measures to facilitate
    compliance to ISO 15189:2012.
  • To serve as laboratory mentor in
    supporting the laboratories work towards implementing effective quality
    management systems and accreditation
  • The jobholder will also monitor and guide
    timely implementation of action plans based on the results of the audits
    to address gaps identified.
  • Working with the laboratory staff to write
    and implement laboratory quality documents (laboratory quality manual,
    safety manual, SOPs, worksheets, records, etc.) pertaining to laboratory
    standards in conformance to ISO 15189.
  • Schedule and provide training and coaching
    to the laboratory personnel to enhance Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Work closely with facility Medical
    Superintendent and senior clinicians to strengthen the laboratory
    /clinical interface
  • Work in close collaboration with the
    Laboratory Manager and Laboratory QA officer advocate with facility
    management for increased administrative and financial support to the
    laboratory to ensure requisite quality improvements.
  • Provide technical assistance for equipment
    including validation, calibration, certification and routine servicing to
    ensure efficient operation and minimal test interruptions
  • Spearhead efficient implementation of both
    facility and project action plans as required.
  • Provide support in the preparation of
    project progress reports and tracking project progress.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with at least five years of working
    experience.
  • Registration with AHPC is mandatory.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    medical laboratory quality system regulations 21 CFR 495 and ISO 15189 and
    15190 and quality tools such as: quality system auditing, process
    validation
  • A minimum of two years of mentoring and/
    or training health care workers in government institutions.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in
    conducting internal audits based on ISO 15189 standards.
  • Time management and excellent
    communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to communicate
    clearly with employees, and clients.
  • Demonstrate ownership for the integrity of
    work.
  • Computer literacy i.e. knowledge of MS
    Office programs like Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs to hr@aglobalhf.org
Deadline:  Monday, 25th September, 2017

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