2 Fresh Graduate Laboratory Assistant Job Opportunities – John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

 

Job Title:    Laboratory Assistants (2 Fresh
Graduate Job Opportunities)

Organisation: John
Snow, Inc. (JSI)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

John Snow, Inc.
(JSI) is a leader in the field of international public health, is currently
recruiting for Data Clerks for the Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the USAID. RHITES-N,
Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s
Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier
projects. RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based
national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to
carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while
also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work
with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies
to scale up high- impact, evidence-based interventions at the national,
sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMG,
virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral
therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the
greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and
high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract which
Started in February 2018 and will end February 2023. The JSI team includes
Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

 

Job Summary: The
Laboratory Assistant interns will work with guidance and support from
Laboratory Hub Coordinator to provide help in laboratory related services at
the health facilities through maintaining a safe and tidy work area and follow
safety procedures. Collect, receive, evaluate and process various biological
specimen for analysis, perform laboratory tests accurately and in a timely
manner to produce reliable test results, Review and verify test results,
confirm panic values and abnormal results before release to clinicians, update
records of all laboratory investigations and procedures, correctly operating
equipment/instruments, perform routine function checks, troubleshoot if
unacceptable and document corrective actions taken when test systems deviate
from established specifications.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Carry
out routine and specialized laboratory investigations for the diagnosis, treatment
and control of diseases.

·       
Support
in management of laboratory sections assigned.

·       
Maintain
a safe and tidy work area and follow safety procedures.

·       
Collect,
receive, evaluate and process various biological specimen for analysis.

·       
Perform
laboratory tests accurately and in a timely manner to produce reliable test
results.

·       
Review
and verify test results, confirm panic values and abnormal results before
release to clinicians.

·       
Maintain
and keep updated records of all laboratory investigations and procedures.

·       
Correctly
operate equipment/instruments, perform routine function checks, troubleshoot if
unacceptable and document corrective actions taken when test systems deviate
from established specifications.

·       
Participate
in External Quality Assessment schemes and ensure proficiency test panels are
handled in the same manner as routine (patient) samples.

·       
Order
supplies, update stock cards and maintain an inventory of all equipment and
reagents.

·       
Participate
in laboratory departmental meetings, trainings, supervisions, orientations and
audits as may be required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Certificate in Medical laboratory training from a
recognized Institution

·       
Must
have graduated within the previous 24 months. No candidates over 24 months’
post-graduation are eligible for the internship program.

·       
Exhibit
strong verbal and written communication skills

·       
MUST be
a resident from any districts in Lango sub region.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their application letters and updated CV to the Internship
Coordinator USAID RHITES-N Lango, with the subject – “Applications
USAID-RHITES-N L Internship Position batch 4 round 2 February 2021”.
Application should be submitted in hard copy and must contain only 2 documents
within 1 envelope (Application letter and your CV) and hand delivered to the
USAID RHITES-N Lango Offices directly in Citadel Towers, 2nd floor of the
building with security officer at office entrance. Mark on the envelop the
Internship position applied for with either Internship-Clinical Officer
February 2021 or Internship- Laboratory Assistant Etc.

 

NB: Those who have
already benefitted from the RHITES NORTH LANGO internship program should not
apply

 

Deadline: 22nd February 2021

 

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