Infectious Disease Institute District Laboratory Services Officers Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute District Laboratory Services Officers Jobs in Uganda

General Summary:

  • The officer will provide technical support to laboratory staff at various HFs in the supported districts.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build capacity of HCWs to provide Quality HIV testing services in facilities and communities

  • Build capacity of Laboratory staff in supported facilities to provide quality laboratory tests required for diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of HIV related Illnesses for adults.

  • Build capacity of Laboratory staff to provide quality laboratory required for diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of TB.

  • Adapt to National standards and Maturation System based on the principles the Lab Quality Management System (Organization, infrastructure, equipment, sample collection management, process control (QA/QC), documentation, infection control
    and safety, assessment of the labs customer care, process improvement and information management) and link the standards to the Laboratory strengthening

  • Developing a QA/QA system (internal quality control system and external quality control system, SOPs and manuals) and ensuring their use in selected facilities.

  • Establish and monitor Equipment Management and Maintenance Systems in target Laboratories

  • Establish and monitor Supply Chain Management Systems and ensure timely ordering of buffer stocks for target labs.

  • Oversee Hub operations, sample transportation and result transmission systems.

  • Support processes geared towards accreditation
    of laboratories in supported districts.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology

  • A postgraduate diploma (especially related to management) will be an added advantage.

  • Active registration with the relevant professional body

    Required Experience and Skills:

  • At least 3years’ experience in laboratory planning, management, and QA/QC.

  • Experience in design, development and implementation of lab systems at different levels
    in the health services.

  • Experience in analysis and reporting of data for program decision-making.

  • Good report / proposal writing and presentation skills.

  • Experience in providing technical Assistance to large scale HIV/AIDS HSS laboratories within MoH structures and systems

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute District Laboratory Services Officers Jobs in Uganda

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