Assistant Technical Officer – Laboratory Services at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer - Laboratory ServicesRequisition: 2019201691Location: Boki and Etung LGAs, Cross RiverSupervisor: Project CoordinatorJob Type: Full timeSlot: 2 OpeningsBasic FunctionThe ATO Laboratory Services will be responsible for providing technical assistance and supporting laboratory services to project supported health facilities in Boki and Etung LGAs.S/he will be responsible for health diagnostic service delivery.Duties and ResponsibilitiesWorks as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality patient care.Process specimens, conduct testing and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.Operates laboratory instruments and equipment.Keep organized records of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses according to written instructions.Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and EthicsConduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures.Assist with quality assurance and performance improvement activities.Performs non-routine analysis when given direction.Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the projectCompiles and submits periodic reportsEnsures and establishes adequate infection prevention and control standards are always maintained across all supported facilities.Build capacity of GoN at local government level for improved service deliveryPerforms any other duties as may be assigned. 

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