Technical Assistants: Laboratory Services

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover
letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human
Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org
APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE
POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the
email.
Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and
phone numbers.
Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive
compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Expired on: Jul 1, 2022

Job Title
Technical Assistants: Laboratory Services
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Cross River
Number of Persons Required
Fifteen (15)
Reporting/Supervision
This position reports to the Technical Officer Laboratory
Job Summary
 Will support the implementation of high-quality laboratory services including
building laboratory capacity at health facility sites to combat HIV, TB, malaria and
other infectious diseases across all ACE supported facilities and communities.
 In addition, provide support to ACE supported facilities to improve the quality of
laboratory services available in the facilities in line with National guidelines.
 Provide technical leadership and technical support related to the laboratory services
and management component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment in ACE-support
health facilities in Cross River State.
 Will coordinate the design, planning and implementation of the laboratory
component of HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including ART in collaboration with
state and community level project clinical staff, laboratory specialists and state and
local government stakeholders.
 Provide technical assistance in capacity building for laboratory services at the
designated states of activity implementation and other settings as appropriate.
 Carry out quality control functions/ activities, in collaboration with the state team,
of the labs, including quality control inspections schedules and the collection of
quality control records; ensure the availability of high-quality documentation.
 Develop quality control and quality assurance systems in collaboration with existing
personnel and systems and ensure related documentation, training and monitoring.
Job Requirements
Education
 Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or related fields
Attributes:
 1-3 years post national youth service experience in provision of Laboratory support
for HIV/AIDS.
 Knowledge of advanced Laboratory procedures, diagnosis and management related
to PCR Lab.
 Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system such Teaching Hospitals and
NGOs is highly desirable.
 Excellent command of written and spoken English
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills
 Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
 Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent
results under pressure
 Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge
of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.
Typical Physical Demands:
 Typical office environment
 Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
 Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database
(DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.
Travel Requirements:
Limited

Job Category: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Akwa Ibom Nigeria
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