FIELD LABORATORY SPECIALIST AT MARYLAND GLOBAL INITIATIVES CORPORATION NIGERIA (MGIC) – NATIONWIDE | MYLELO JOBS

The field Laboratory specialist will be responsible for
providing field testing in households to measure the biomarkers for the
National population-based surveys. Specific duties and responsibilities
include, but are not limited to:
    Blood collection from adults and
pediatrics using acceptable best practices; expertise in collection of
blood from pediatrics is an advantage
    Testing using rapid diagnostic tests
for HIV, Hep-B Ag and Hep-C Ag
    Conduct CD4 testing using PIMA
machine.
    Documentation of all laboratory
activities in forms, survey tools and electronically in tablets
    The field laboratory specialist
position is a position that requires 100% commitment in the field. It is
expected that the laboratory specialist will demonstrate competence in POC
testing.
 
Required Qualifications
 
    A medical laboratory scientist,
medical laboratory technician, skilled in phlebotomy.
    Experience in working on the
laboratory bench for at least one year.
    Experience in CD4 testing;
proficiency in use of POC is an advantage
    Experience with population survey
will be an added advantage
 
Required Skills:
 
    Experience performing Quality
Assurance measures in all phases of biomedical testing
    Ability to write clear and concise
summaries of reports for internal and external audiences
    Excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Fluency in English required.
 
Work Skills:
 
    Ability to work for long hours
    Ability to pay attention to details
    Ability to work with your hands and
will need dexterity to work with small vials, test tubes, and delicate lab
equipment.
    Ability to work as part of a team as
well and cooperate with team members in the field.
    Ability to troubleshoot equipment
and routine equipment maintenance.
    A systematic approach to tasks and
the ability to follow instructions and set procedures
    A high level of flexibility in
performing the responsibilities of the position,
    An indigene of the state or resident
in the state.
 
Application Closing Date
19th March, 2018.

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