Laboratory Quality Assurance 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: Laboratory Quality Assurance Officer Code: LAB-04Location: AbujaUnit: Laboratory ServicesJob DescriptionThe incumbent will report to Director, Laboratory Services and design, plan and implement the Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS) across Clinical and Molecular laboratories.S/he will oversee the implementation and monitoring of all Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanism including but not limited to the WHO/AFRO SLIPTA/ SLMTA program, HIV Rapid Test Quality Improvement Initiative (RTQII) and the Laboratory Process Review (LPR) program;Maintain the Central Document Master list in line with the Standard and ensure document control for all Laboratory related documents, records and tools.S/he will design systems for the continual monitoring of the impact of LQMS in the quality of patient care and reliability of the laboratory.The job holder will provide supervision, mentoring and technical assistance to the program for the development and review of quality documents; and institution and implementation of LQMS.Coordinate the conduct of internal audits, investigation of non-conformities and monitoring of the implementation of appropriate corrective and preventive action.The jobholder will prepare technical reports for all Laboratory Quality Assurance mechanisms.

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