FHI 360

Medical Laboratory Technologist

FHI 360

Medical Laboratory Technologist

Medical Laboratory Technologist

FHI 360

Remote
Key Skills: Documentation Quality Assurance Coagulation Laboratory Medicine Specimen Collection

Medical Laboratory Technologist

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Healthcare / Pharma / Biotech / Medical / R&D
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Remote
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 13, 2024 23:30 (1 week, 4 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Under Graduate (Bachelor)
Experience Required : Not Required
Professional Skill Required : Documentation Quality Assurance Coagulation Laboratory Medicine Specimen Collection

About the job

The Medical Laboratory Technologist will be responsible for supporting HIV related testing, quality assurance, recording reporting, coordination, and management to achieve goals of National HIV program and Epic Nepal.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support to conduct HIV Viral load, Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) and serological tests of HIV. 
  • Participate in specimen collection, storage, processing, testing, and recording of other HIV related tests at National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL). 
  • Work in implementation of External Quality Assessment Scheme (EQAS) of HIV serology and viral load across the country. 
  • Support in maintaining ISO accreditation of HIV/Hepatitis reference unit at NPHL. 
  • Support in maintaining standard operating procedures , reagent inventory, expiry log, temperature log, documentations etc. for tests and instruments used within the unit as instructed by Head of Department (HOD)/In-charge. 
  • Participate in conducting regular HIV related meetings, workshops, problem-oriented discussions and other HIV related laboratory activities. 
  • Support EpiC Nepal for conducing training, supportive supervision, and monitoring in consultation and approval from Supervisor, HOD, In charge and Director. 
  • Facilitate trainings/events concerned with HIV infection and laboratory technologies for diagnosis and monitoring of HIV related services conducted by NPHL, EpiC Nepal or other stakeholders as per assigned by Director/HOD/In-charge to strengthen laboratory practice in peripheral service sites. 
  • Participate and share idea to deliver quality and timely dissemination of services provided by HIV/Hepatitis Reference Laboratory. 
  • Coordinate with NPHL and province public health laboratories (PPHL) for optimization of diagnostic network of HIV viral load testing and other EpiC Nepal project related activities. 
  • Coordination with government hospitals, PPHL, Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) centers and stakeholders. 
  • Supportive supervision and monitoring of government sites and Epic Nepal clinical service sites. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory technology (MLT) or equivalent with three years of relevant experience in laboratory diagnosis. 
  • Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) registered. 
  • Experience in molecular level testing preferred. 
  • Experience in the field of HIV and AIDS related services preferred. 
  • Proactive and independent approach to work with willingness to undertake additional responsibilities. 
  • Proactive in managing multiple tasks, managing, and working in the virtual work environment, and flexible and open for managing time for working with different teams both in FHI 360 and with partner organization. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, team building and management, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written English and Nepali including documentation skills. 

Interested eligible Nepali candidates are request to apply for this job.

The final deadline for application is 5:00 p.m. June 5, 2024. 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written tests and oral interviews. FHI 360 reserves the right to reject any or all applications received without explanation.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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