Laboratory Coordinator at Children Foundation Uganda

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  • Company: Children Foundation Uganda
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Healthcare Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

The Regional Laboratory Coordinator Review and monitor the implementation of guidelines for providing laboratory services in the region in line with current laboratory professional standards and with Baylor Uganda’s mission and establish/strengthen testing for priority pathogens and Anti-microbial resistance surveillance.

Overall Responsibilities
  • Provide technical assistance and support for the implementation of Anti-microbial resistance testing and testing for priority pathogens.
  • Monitor and strengthen the implementation of MoH Quality Improvement Programs in laboratories in the region and develop interventions to bridge the identified gaps using laboratory Quality Improvement guidelines.
  • Develop and monitor implementation of region periodic work plans, procurement plan and budgets for providing laboratory services, and the integration of key laboratory activities in the health facility plans and budgets in line with MoH laboratory objectives and Baylor Financial Guidelines.
  • Strengthen and monitor stock management, proper forecasting and distribution of laboratory supplies to strengthen laboratory logistics systems in the region in line with Baylor Uganda procurement guidelines and ‘current NMS order & delivery schedules
  • Provide technical support in the development of regional laboratory performance targets and monitor their implementation.
  • Prepare periodic laboratory performance reports to the supervisors, and other critical stakeholders in line with the regional laboratory work plan and Baylor reporting guidelines
  • Develop strategies to monitor the implementation of the MoH accreditation process in the regional laboratories to enhance the proper functioning of the laboratories in line with the WHO AFRO SLMTA accreditation standards.
  • Monitor Biosafety and waste management practices in laboratories and institute measures to enhance compliance to the MoH Biosafety and Health Care Waste management guidelines.
  • Conduct periodic needs analysis of the regional laboratories and monitor the implementation of the laboratory capacity building plan (including retooling- equipment, workspace and HR) in the region in line with MOH and Baylor-Uganda capacity-building guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders, and advocate for coordinated and harmonized laboratory systems strengthening interventions in line with Baylor-Uganda laboratory mission.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • ·         A master degree in clinical microbiology or laboratory-related field; or master’s in public health with a degree in Biomedical Laboratory Science or other laboratory-related degree course.
  • ·          Three years of experience in Laboratory Health Programming, including Stakeholder engagement in decision and policy-making targeting LQMS implementation.
  • 3 Years Relevant Experience
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  • Company: Children Foundation Uganda
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Healthcare Jobs in Uganda

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 10 July. 2021
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