Senior Laboratory Services Associate

<p>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.</p><p>The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is recruiting to fill the position below:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Job Title: </strong>Senior Laboratory Services Associate<br /><strong>Code:</strong> LAB-03<br /><strong>Location:</strong> Abuja<br /><strong>Unit:</strong> Laboratory Services</p><p><br /><strong>Job Description</strong></p><ul><li>The jobholder will assist in the design, planning and implementation of laboratory services and laboratory related activities.</li><li>S/he will Compile, analyze and monitor trends on the functionality and optimization of all Molecular and Clinical laboratory services as well as laboratory related activities</li><li>Will support the implementation of Laboratory Continuous Quality Improvement and the deployment and institution of appropriate corrective and preventive action respectively.</li><li>S/he will assist in the evaluation of laboratory methods and procedures; and conduct of periodic laboratory system assessment and review of activities.</li><li>Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Integrated Sample Referral Network and an efficient biosafety and infection control program across all supported healthcare facilities and communities.</li><li>Assist in the development and adaptation of required guidelines/standards for related laboratory services. The job holder is also responsible for the functionality of all laboratory information systems and linkage to EMR.</li><li>Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring system to assure an efficient documentation of lab documents and records.</li><li>Prepare progress reports of laboratory activities, lab program implementation and lab quality issues.</li></ul>