Satellite Laboratorian - COVID 19 - Sero Prevalence Survey OND - HND / BSc Job1 week ago - Medical / Healthcare Jobs - Abuja - 94 views
Locations: Abuja (FCT) and Kano
Employment Type: Temporary
Duties and Responsibilities
Overall specimen receipt verification, processing and storage as well as Lab operations of all COVID-19 sero-epidemiological survey related activities at the Satellite Laboratory
Coordinate and facilitate all activities related to specimen transfer and quality assurance
Coordinate and facilitate the transport of specimens from the field to satellite laboratories
Liaise with the field lab technician to ensure that field testing activities and transport of specimen from field to the satellite lab are conducted as per respective SOP
Ensure blood samples are shipped from the satellite to the central laboratory in a timely manner to maintain specimen integrity
Ensure that lab staff receive and accession each specimen into a Laboratory Data Management System (LDMS) and process as per standard operating procedure
Monitor the entire quality system from pre-test, test and post-test which will include, occurrence management, daily/ weekly reviews of QC documentation, troubleshooting both equipment and QC failures
Monitor and ensure optimal laboratory environmental conditions are maintained to ensure quality of data
A medical laboratory scientist, medical laboratory technician, skilled in QMS and Data management.
Experience: 4 - 6 years
Experience in working on the laboratory bench for at least 2 years.
Experience in proficiency testing is an advantage
Experience with population survey will be an added advantage
Experience performing Quality Assurance measures in all phases of biomedical testing
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
Knowledge and experience in Molecular biology and Serology with application to clinical diagnostics such as HIV viral load testing or other applications of quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (Real-time PCR) testing and diagnostic serological testing
Experience in leading or participating in Laboratory Quality Assurance programs (LQMS/EQA knowledge of ISO15189 or ISO17025), Laboratory Facilities and Design, Good Laboratory Practices, Bio risk management (Biosafety & Biosecurity-ISO 35001:2019), etc.)
Familiarity with WHO Biosafety Guidelines
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 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
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English required. Ability to speak Hausa will be an added advantage.
Application Closing Date
21st January, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
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