Fresher Laboratory Field Officer NGO Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

 Job Title:    Laboratory Field Officer

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station:  Kalisizo,
Uganda

 

About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP 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 districts of South-central Uganda.

 

Job Summary:   The Laboratory field officer will provide
technical support to the district laboratory staff in the various supported
health facilities in Rakai and Kyotera districts.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Build
capacity to provide quality HIV testing services in health facilities and
communities through coordination and supervision of labs in liaison with the
district lab focal persons and hub coordinators.

·       
Strengthen
existing lab Hub systems and monitor the accreditation program for approved
district laboratory Hubs through mentorships and support supervision.

·       
Build
capacity for Labs to develop district laboratory procurement plans and support
timely and accurate ordering of laboratory supplies, monitor stock levels and
redistribution of Lab supplies.

·       
Prepare
and submit regular (weekly, monthly, and quarterly) Laboratory progress
reports.

·       
Ensure
that all non-hub labs are enrolled and supported to implement LQMS.

·       
Ensure
that all lab equipment have regular preventive maintenance and troubleshooting
is done to ensure they are fully operational.

·       
Participate
in budgeting of Laboratory activities, requisitioning and appropriately account
for all program funds and assets.

·       
Any
other assigned duties in line with your role.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Technology
(medical Laboratory sciences) from a recognized educational institution.

·       
At least
one year’s experience working in a district led programming.

·       
Proficiency
in laboratory quality management systems especially ISO 15189:2012
implementation (LQMS/ SLMTA training)

·       
Valid
annual practicing license with allied health professional’s council.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications
including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic
qualifications/certificates in One document (PDF/ Word), addressed to the HR
Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of
the email. Only online applications will be considered.

 

Deadline: Friday 27th November 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

 

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