Job Information
Senior Laboratory Specialist Job at Association of Public Health Laboratories - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Overview
Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 08 January 2021
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 16-12-2020
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-12-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-12-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Senior Laboratory Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Association of Public Health Laboratories

Deadline of this Job:
08 January 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Scope
APHL is seeking a Senior Laboratory Specialist with a background in laboratory sciences experience in molecular diagnostic testing (specifically real time RTPCR) and public health to support Kenya's public health laboratory system. The scope may include private laboratories and other health facilities that may be engaged in diagnostic molecular testing. The scope of work will primarily focus on supporting GHSA activities with an emphasis on strengthening the public health laboratory network. This individual will liaise with CDC, MOH/National Public Health Laboratories (NPHL). county laboratory coordinators and other collaborating partners in Kenya and implement agreed upon strategies to enhance the public health laboratory network and improve overall surveillance systems. The candidate will serve as a full-time APHL staff member for the first CoAg year, contracted thru September 29, 2021: contract renewal subject to funding availability, scope of work and individual's performance. APHL Headquarters is located in Silver Spring, Maryland and this is an in-country position located in Kenya. This position requires traveling within Kenya for work and must follow COVID-19 travel and safety guidelines provided by both Kenya and APHL .

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified


Job Skills: Not Specified


Minimum Qualifications required:
• Advanced degree in medical laboratory technology.
• A graduate degree in medical laboratory science is preferred. Six years plus experience in clinical diagnostic testing or research labs including two years supervisory experience in a clinical diagnostic laboratory
• Candidate must be registered with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologist Board (KMLTTB).
• Demonstrated interest in and an appreciation for quality laboratory service and strong OMS knowledge, skills and experience.
• Knowledgeable of current developments in diagnosis of infectious diseases including molecular methods.
• Experience /knowledge strengthening laboratories to achieve international quality standards including ISO 15189 or in-country standards.


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Education Experience: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Complete scope of work, responsibilities, deadline for submission and other requirements can be accessed through this link: https://globalhealth-aphl.icims.com/jobs/1227/senior-laboratory-specialist/job 

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