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2 Lab Tech Positions in Gedo region, Somalia (HDC)
« on: January 07, 2011, 01:50:45 PM »
Vacancy Notice N0: HDC/1/TC66
Date: 1 January 2011
Position: 2 (Two)
Job title: Laboratory technician
Duty stations: B/hawa and Bardera of Gedo region Somalia
Starting date: 1st of January 2011
Duration of the contract: 12 / with a possibility of extension.
Applications deadline: 15 January 2011

Human development concern abbreviated as (HDC) is humanitarian, nonprofits organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through primary health care, relief and development programs. Established in 2005 by volunteer health professional, the organization its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities of Somalia. By providing training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, especially, HDC answered to curb devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance. HDC acquired experience and expertise in field of access PHC. In the Gedo region Somalia HDC is currently implementing integrated prevention treatments care and support (HIV -IPTCS) –PMTCT funding GFTAM/ PR UNICEF.

Job descriptions
The position is full-time, based in B/hawa and Bardera of Gedo Somalia with a probation period of three months
Starting date of t he contract: ASAP

Personal and Professional Requirements
-Certificate/diploma (Medical Laboratory Technology) or similar qualification;
-Having experience will be an advantage;
-Fluent in Somali language and Good command of English;
-Good communication and networking (interpersonal) skills;
-Resident of job location (or) Knowledge of local dialect will be given preference;

Main Responsibilities
-Maintain the high quality of t he laboratory service.
-To perform laboratory tests as written in the laboratory protocols manual regarding:
#Diagnosing malaria.
#Diagnosing tubercle bacillus.
#Diagnosing sexually transmitted diseases.
#Diagnosing Grouping and crosmatching with screening blood transfusions
-To maintain laboratory equipment in a clean and operable condition.
-Ensure there are sufficient laboratory reagents and materials to enable the laboratory to function efficiently.
-To follow sensible health and safety procedures, including the use of appropriate protective materials, the safe handling of specimens, and the safe disposal of specimens and laboratory waste.

7/ How to apply:
Please send you CV, cover letter, copies of testimonials, certificate of works, 3 contact references to The closing date for application for this post is 15th January 2011. Or bring to the hard copy HDC office Bardera.
Please indicate the position you are applying for in the title of your email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for tests and interviews which will take place in Bardera Office one week after the closing date.

HDC will not reimburse any fees / transport / administrative costs etc… related to the application and subsequent interviews for this application.

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