Fresher NGO Jobs – Laboratory Assistant at Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA)

Organisation: Africa
Humanitarian Action (AHA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Laboratory
Technician
About AHA:
Africa
Humanitarian Action is a non-governmental non- profit making organization that
provides health services to refugees on behalf of UNHCR.  Our mission is to respond to crises and
disasters in Africa; to enhance communities at risk, so they can solve their
concerns themselves.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Conducts diagnostic testing procedures, reviews and
verifies results to provide all relevant data that may pertain to the
prevention, diagnosis or treatment of diseases.
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Records and verifies test results to ensure
integrity of test result.
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Supports the laboratory and/ or technical manager
with overseeing and monitoring equipment maintenance and asset management
·        
Operates the equipment used in the laboratory to
ensure that it is operating efficiently and providing accurate results.
·        
Implements sound housekeeping procedures and work
effectively with others as a member of a team to ensure a safe working
environment in accordance with relevant legislation and all safety protocols.
·        
Reports incidents; including instrument failures and
personal injuries in compliance with relevant organizational policy.
·        
Attends training and seminars and participates in
continuing professional development (CPD) activities to continuously update
knowledge
·        
Adheres to professional conduct requirements in line
with organizational policy and relevant professional body ethical standards.
·        
Performing any other duty assigned to him/her from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Laboratory Assistant should hold a certificate
medical laboratory techniques or a related qualification.
·        
The applicant must be registered with UAHPC – Uganda
Allied Health Professional Council.
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At least a year’s experience as a lab assistant with
at least 6 months in rural setting.
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Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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Ability to ride a motorcycle is an added advantage.
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Ability to work as part of a team
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Ability to work in a highly demanding environment
with minimum supervision.
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Should pay utmost importance to accuracy of results
·        
Confidentiality / Sensitivity
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Manual dexterity.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications, updated CVs, and academic
documents to the Office of the Coordinator, Africa Humanitarian Action, Kyaka
II Refugee Settlement via email to erumukapat@yahoo.com
or naluwairogerald@gmail.com.
Deadline: 21st August 2015
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