AIDS Healthcare Foundation Laboratory Technician - Nigeria in Abuja, Nigeria

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Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

AHF’s core values are to be:

• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right

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  • Participates in planning and overseeing support supervision activities for the laboratory function for all sites;

  • Provides basic laboratory services for CD4 tests and other tests as required;

  • Oversees laboratory services provision, ensures standard, and current practices are in place for maintaining high quality laboratory services and maximizing the use of all resources;

  • Ensures compliance and implementation of laboratory protocols for all lab technicians and HIV Medics involved with the lab function;

  • Coordinates with all laboratory vendors( outside contractors) and the sites to ensure that the process of handling patient samples and delivery of results is efficient and effective

  • Conducts quality control checks and maintenance for the Partec CD4 machine in all labs and other laboratory tests performed within the labs;

  • Participates in the development and replication of the AHF Nigeria laboratory protocols and practices at all affiliated healthcare centers;

  • Participates in training, mentorship and team building exercises for laboratory staff;

  • Participates in inventory control management for laboratory supplies and reagents under AHF Nigeria for all sites;

  • Ensures the compilation of monthly laboratory inventory at the Healthcare Centers;

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science;

  • Experience with CD4 system;

  • A minimum of three years of experience in a similar position.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Duly registered with the Medical Laboratory Scientists’ Council and hold a current annual practicing license.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able to travel 30-50% of the time;

  • Sensitive to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues;

  • Possess current knowledge of best practices in HIV/AIDS treatment and care;

  • Ability to prepare reports, provide team leadership and guidance.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Req No: 2015-3201

External Company URL: www.aidshealth.org