Laboratory Coordinator at Axios Foundation Nigeria (AFN)

Axios Foundation Nigeria (AFN) is a Not-for-Profit Organization dedicated to increasing access to quality Healthcare and building local capacity in the health sector in Nigeria. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Laboratory CoordinatorLocation: LagosDuties and ResponsibilitiesFacilitate coordination with National Integrated specimen Referral Network (NISRN) state and IP level structures (State NISRN Focal Person, IP Lab Technical Directors, and Testing Lab Directors)Ensure smooth implementation and ensure that any issues related to specimen transport logistics are logged and addressed, in line with technical direction and oversight provided by GHSC-PSM.Responsible for documenting implementation challenges experienced by 3PLs, Health Facilities and/or State Health OfficialsProvide recommendations to address any implementation challenges observedWork with Implementing Partners (IPs) in each region to ensure the successful implementation and operationalization of the NISRN strategy based on the guidance providedResponsible for documenting records of rejected specimen with reasons for rejecting the samplesConduct spot check on the specimen pickup/drop off process from supported PCR and Referring facilitiesAttend and take minutes/attendance at stakeholder’s meetingsDevelop and maintain excel data base for NISRN in the StateParticipate in the activities of the State Logistics Management Coordination Unit (LMCU)Provide technical support and coordination to the Referring Health Facilities, PCR Laboratories and NISRN State and IP level structures.

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