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4 Fresher Laboratory Field Officer CDC Program Jobs - Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Funding Source: US PEPFAR/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station: Mpigi, Sembabule, Kyotera and Kalangala, Uganda
Reports to:  Cluster Office Coordinator

About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.

About CDC Program:
With funding from PEPFAR/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RHSP is implementing a 5 year comprehensive HIV/ AIDS program in the 12 districts of Masaka region namely; Rakai, Kyotera, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Sembabule, Butambala, Gomba, Mpigi, and Kalangala with an aim of achieving rapid HIV epidemic control.

Job Summary: The Laboratory Field Officer will provide technical support to the laboratory staff in the various supported health facilities in Masaka region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Building capacity to provide Quality HIV testing services in facilities and communities
  • Building capacity to provide laboratory tests (CD Cell Counts, Chemistry Tests, Hematology Tests, Viral Load and DNA PCR Tests) required for diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of HIV related Illnesses for adults (including pregnant women)
  • Building capacity to provide laboratory tests (TB smear microscopy using florescent microscopy and TB DST) required for diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of TB
  • Adapting to National standards and Maturation System based on the principles the Lab Quality
  • Management System (Organization, infrastructure, equipment, sample collection management, process control (QA/QC), documentation, infection control and safety, assessment of the labs customer care, process improvement and information management) and link the standards to the Laboratory strengthening Program
  • Developing a QA/QA system ( internal quality control system and external quality control system and standard operating procedures and manuals) and ensuring their use in selected facilities
  • Establishing and monitoring of an Equipment Management and Maintenance Systems in target Laboratories
  • Establishing and monitoring a Supply Chain Management System and ensure timely ordering of buffer stocks for target labs
  • Perform any other assigned duties in line with your role.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Laboratory Field Officer job opportunity should hold a  Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized educational institution
  • One year of experience working in a laboratory recognized to be applying Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interact productively and accurately with other team members
  • Self-motivated, innovative and capable of meeting dead lines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. good knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs
  • Good presentation and report writing skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda

OR

Deliver to: Rakai Health Sciences Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala, Uganda

OR

Send via E-mail to: jobs@rhsp.org

NB: Please indicate on the envelope & application; a) the position applied for, b) The district of preference. For all online applications, save your documents as position & district of preference ( e.g. Administrative Assistant Kalangala)

Deadline: 16th February 2017


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