Infectious Diseases Institute Laboratory System Strengthening Advisor Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Laboratory System Strengthening Advisor Jobs in Uganda

General Summary

  • This is a full-time position and the person will be based in GUIU at the RHITES North Acholi Activity field office. The Laboratory Systems Advisor will provide laboratory logistical support, technical assistance, and onsite support advisory services to the teams providing laboratory services in the target districts, with the aim of strengthening the role of laboratory services in the provision of quality integrated health services in relation to Malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, MNCH, Reproductive Health, Family Planning, Water and Sanitation.

  • He/she will also supervise the facility based Lab teams and ensure timely submission of drug requisitions from the facilities to National Medical Stores and monitor delivery of drugs to the facilities. He/ she will also serve as the link between the field teams, RHITES-North Acholi and other relevant laboratory services stakeholders like MoH/CDC.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Will provide overall technical oversight of all laboratory services delivery in the RHITES-North Acholi region.

  • Coordinate all the required trainings for quality integrated laboratory services within the RHITES-North Acholi supported districts and respective health facilities.

  • Coordinate, support and provide mentorship and supervision in the area of laboratory services delivery in the RHITES-North Acholi region.

  • Ensure quality of all laboratory training, mentorship and supervision activities conducted in the RHITES-North Acholi Activity.

  • Attend laboratory meetings and relevant trainings at district
    and national level with implementing partners to keep updated with new information as well as change in national guidelines.

  • Provide linkage with the IDI-ATIC platform for post-training support and continuous medical education of laboratory service providers.

    Person Specification

  • Laboratory Scientist and Laboratory Technologist with at least seven (7) years post qualification.

  • Experience working in a laboratory setting.

  • Experience working as a technical trainer in various laboratory diagnostic service areas e.g. LQMS, Bio risk management, Lab SPARS, Malaria is mandatory. Experience working in a laboratory management position is an added advantage.

  • A relevant higher qualification, e.g., Master’s degree in medical Laboratory sciences, public health or related field is an added advantage.

  • Extensive experience working in public health laboratory service delivery in Uganda.

  • Registration with the appropriate regulatory authority in Uganda, mandatory.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Diseases Institute Laboratory System Strengthening Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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