Laboratory Field Officer Job at The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

Started by Jobrib, Oct 18, 2016, 07:31 PM


Job Title: Laboratory Field Officer

Company: The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2 – 3 years

Location: Borno, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health


The International Red Cross and Red Crescent

Movement is the largest humanitarian network in

the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering,

protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers.


The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is dedicated to preventing and alleviating human suffering in warfare and in emergencies such as epidemics, floods and earthquakes.


It is not a single organization. It is composed of the

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the

International Federation of Red Cross and Red

Crescent Societies and the 189 individual National

Societies. Each has its own legal identity and role, but

they are all united by seven Fundamental Principles.


The International Committee of the Red Cross

(ICRC) , Maiduguri Sub Delegation is looking for a

suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.


Main Responsibilities: – Collaborate with local counterparts and contribute

to the improvement of the quality of the blood bank

in the State Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri and to

ensure safe laboratory practice is followed. – Work with the hospital blood bank team to assist

the hospital blood bank provide the optimal

standard of support within guidelines provided by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health and ICRC – Ensure all staff complete correct specimen

documentation and registration. – Ensure patient confidentiality procedures are

maintained – Liaise with hospital staff to ensure specimen

collection procedures are safe and accurate, with

correct documentation. – Train staff in collecting statistics, and ensure

monthly laboratory statistics are accurate. – Ensure the regular maintenance of lab equipment

and ensure supplies and reagents are used

correctly and economically. – Compile clinical data from the blood bank


Required Qualifications: – Certified Laboratory Technologist/Scientist,

registered with the Laboratory Board – At least 2 to 3 years of experience as blood bank/|

Lab technologist – Degree or equivalent qualification as a

Haematologist/ Immuno-haematologist – Computer literate (Word, Excel...). – Good spoken and written knowledge of English


Personal Attributes: – Team player – Ability to provide both formal teaching sessions

and informal on the job training. – Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with

colleagues from various cultures and professional


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