Laboratory Scientist at Marie Stopes International Organization Nigeria (MSION)

Marie Stopes International Organization Nigeria (MSION) is a results-orientated Social Business, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services.MSION is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 42 countries worldwide.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Laboratory ScientistLocation: Lagos NigeriaReporting to: Centre CoordinatorJob DescriptionThe Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for providing high quality laboratory services that meet the needs of all clients visiting the clinic.He/she will be responsible for collecting and analysing body fluids, tissue and other substances to determine normal or abnormal findings using sophisticated equipment and instruments to identify the results.This involves processing laboratory tests that doctors count on to correctly diagnose and treat patients.Key ResponsibilitiesCreate a friendly, professional and efficient atmosphere for all clients and visitors to the laboratory to ensure client satisfaction at all times.Maintain laboratory equipment (including calibration) in a proper working condition and prompt report of any malfunction to the centre coordinator.Keep record of stock, perform forecasts and ensure reagents and other laboratory consumable do not fall below minimum levelPerform regular Quality control on laboratory reagents after supply and before useEnsure specimen are obtained in the appropriate mannerProvide timely and accurate resultEnsure cervical smear specimens are stored and packaged correctly for transportation to the approved cytology/pathology laboratoryMaintain accurate records of all tests performed and the result of such testsAssist to provide counselling on core MSION Clinical services in the Laboratory.Able to sign off on a lab results and take responsibility when there is an error in diagnosisLiaise appropriately with the Council of Medical Laboratory Sciences of Nigeria and other relevant regulatory bodies during routine or periodic visits and assessments for QC standardsCarry out any other lawful duties assigned by the Centre Coordinator. 

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