Biomedical Engineering Officer at Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP)

The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization established to promote better health outcomes for all Nigerians through creation of strong and sustainable health systems. The organization evolved from Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2011 and has continued to support family-focused, comprehensive high-quality, HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities in Nigeria.The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Biomedical Engineering OfficerCode: LAB-07Location: AbujaUnit: Laboratory ServicesJob DescriptionThe incumbent will report to Director, Laboratory Services and provide oversight for the Equipment Management System across all molecular and clinical laboratories as well as Point of Care Testing points.Supervise state based biomedical equipment maintenance technicians, investigates medical equipment failure and conduct corrective and preventive maintenances.The jobholder will provide technical advice/recommendation on purchase, installation, functionality, optimization, retirement and disposal of equipment.Oversee the periodic scheduled maintenance of all lab equipment across all supported sites.Supervising all lab equipment installation and training facility scientists/technicians in use of new equipment, s/he will liaise with technicians and manufacturers to ensure the feasibility of a product in terms of design and economic viability and establish system for calibration of equipment and ancillary equipment in consonance with ISO 17025:2005.

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