RH Laboratory Assistant at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world's leading crisis response agencies, providing life-saving assistance and supporting recovery and reconstruction for people affected by war and natural disasters. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women's empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: RH Laboratory AssistantRequisition ID: req5766Location: Maiduguri, BornoSector: HealthEmployment Category: RegularEmployment Type: Full-TimeOpen to Expatriates: NoScope of WorkThe Laboratory technician is a member of the health team, and will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the Emergency Reproductive Health activities in Maiduguri including the MISP (Minimum Initial Service Package for RH in Crisis Situations) according to the IRC and donor work plans.He / She would perform diagnostic investigations as well as maintain the laboratory equipment in the IRC field sites.The laboratory technician will ensure the quality of medical tests done in the IRC field sites and the IRC supported health facility.Major ResponsibilitiesIn line with the Minimal Initial Service Package (MISP),Take samples and perform medical laboratory investigations requested by the clinical staffAdhere to and practice use of Universal Precautions and proper waste management at all IRC supported health facilities.Take inventory of laboratory supplies and make request for laboratory stockMaintain the confidentiality of clients and accord them dignityDocument information and maintain daily logs and laboratory equipment record books.Keep laboratory equipment operational and following the operating instructionsPerform quality control tests and calibrate laboratory equipment where applicable.Update hard and soft skills by participating in trainings.Monitor program supply inventory levels; perform monthly spot-checks on program inventoryWork with and provide timely technical support to IRC’s implementing partners; maintain respectful and constructive professional relationship with partner staff, services providers and patients.Fully comply with IRC safety and security procedures and provide input to security monitoring and assessments to enable and promote a safe and secure environment for program implementationKey Working Relationships:Position Reports to: Reproductive health DoctorIndirect Reporting: RH Manager, RH Officer 

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