Laboratory Specialist at CCRN.


The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research (CCCRN) is a sub recipient of the PEPFAR ICARES grant in Benue state. CCCRN promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally-adapted models of health systems strengthening.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Specialist
Location: Benue

Reports To: Laboratory Lead

Purpose of the Position
Plans, manages, trains, supervises and audits the activities of SDF laboratory and performs standard biological, microbiological and serological, chemical tests in all areas of medical laboratory to assure their delivery in an accurate and timely fashion using proper safety precautions in support of HIV treatment program.

Specific Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology or a comparable area with appropriate Licensure or certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, public health microbiologist approved by the relevant practice regulation agency.

Knowledge Required:
Considerable knowledge of the basic principles and laboratory applications of biology, microbiology and chemistry.
Some ability to apply knowledge of information sources in biology, microbiology, chemistry and scientific methodology.
Some knowledge of current laboratory facilities, methods, equipment, materials and ability to perform standardized biological, chemical, and microbiological examinations independently.
Make and record scientific observations accurately, prepare and present scientific records and reports and observe safety precautions and precautions.
Knowledge of use of computers for laboratories.
Knowledge of public health laboratory laws and regulations; sanitary bacteriology regulations.
Ability to carry out and consult with other program area staff and the public on this issue.
Ability to deal with staff and the public in a positive and successful manner.

Application Closing Date
11th February, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following below to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document. Copies of their credentials

Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview.


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