Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are recruiting qualified candidates for the position below:
Job Title: Laboratory Intern
Locations: Akwa Ibom and Anambra
Employment Type: Internship
The Laboratory Intern liaises with the State Laboratory Team and designated Facility Laboratory to provide technical support and implement high quality laboratory services for the uptake of VL / EID services to meet 3rd 90 goals.
She / he will provide direct bench support to strengthen the uptake of VL / EID testing in the PCR lab, to ensure up to date reporting on testing and, equipment functionality and Commodity availability and usage.
She / he will be responsible for updating the PCR laboratory’s operations trackers and collate data for plasma VL, DBS VL and EID samples received and tested at the laboratory, support preparation of daily report of samples received, results dispatched, and assay performed, support inventory management of laboratory consumables and reagents and updating the PCR bin cards.
B.Sc in Laboratory sciences or related field
1 – 3 years post NYSC experience in provision of laboratory support for HIV / AIDS.
Knowledge of advanced Laboratory Procedures, Diagnosis and Management related to PCR Lab.
Certification of License to practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist is an added advantage.
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system such as Teaching Hospitals and NGOs is highly desirable.
Application Closing Date
23rd February, 2022.
Method of Application:
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:
using the Job Title as the subject of the mail. Click here for more information Note
Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.