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AGHPF’s volunteers/consultants Are you a laboratory professional, a nurse, doctor, community health professional, counselor, event organizer, comedian,  or some one with a skill and looking for opportunities to give back to your community or get more involved with AGHPF? Do you want to contribute your time or resources to relevant causes that improve the quality of lives and raise awareness about issues your community? AGHPF offers a variety of volunteer opportunities and invites you to become involved with the Foundation and consider serving in a leadership position on one of our committees.

Volunteers are selected based on their demonstrated expertise and commitment. Each volunteer/consultant is unique and AGHPF draws its strengths from the diversity of experience and views of its volunteers working together to best serve the interests of AGHPF. To find out more about current volunteer opportunities or to apply for an opportunity, visit the tabs below.

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AGHPF’s volunteers/consultants Are you a laboratory professional, a nurse, doctor, community health professional, counselor, event organizer, comedian,  or some one with a skill and looking for opportunities to give back to your community or get more involved with AGHPF? Do you want to contribute your time or resources to relevant causes that improve the quality of lives and raise awareness about issues your community? AGHPF offers a variety of volunteer opportunities and invites you to become involved with the Foundation and consider serving in a leadership position on one of our committees.

Volunteers are selected based on their demonstrated expertise and commitment. Each volunteer/consultant is unique and AGHPF draws its strengths from the diversity of experience and views of its volunteers working together to best serve the interests of AGHPF. To find out more about current volunteer opportunities or to apply for an opportunity, visit the tabs below.

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Jobs Postings

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Foundation is seeking to recruit full time qualified, competent and highly motivated individuals to fill the post of Laboratory Mentor

Number of Positions: Six (6)

Successful candidates will work closely with Quality Assurance Specialists II at A Global Healthcare Public Foundation to provide technical assistance, quality audit and capacity building services to ensure and enhance the quality of laboratory services associated with AGHPF project. Specifically, the key responsibilities are:

  • In collaboration with the Laboratory Manager and Laboratory QA officer, conduct regular internal audits, analyze system gaps and plan corrective measures to facilitate compliance to ISO 15189:2012.
  • To serve as laboratory mentor in supporting the laboratories work towards implementing effective quality management systems and accreditation
  • Monitor and guide timely implementation of action plans based on the results of the audits to address gaps identified.
  • Working with the laboratory staff to write and implement laboratory quality documents (laboratory quality manual, safety manual, SOPs, worksheets, records, etc.) pertaining to laboratory standards in conformance to ISO 15189.
  • Schedule and provide training and coaching to the laboratory personnel to enhance Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Liaise with facility Medical Superintendent and senior clinicians to strengthen the laboratory /clinical interface
  • In collaboration with the Laboratory Manager and Laboratory QA officer advocate with facility management for increased administrative and financial support to the laboratory to ensure requisite quality improvements.
  • Provide technical assistance for equipment including validation, calibration, certification and routine servicing to ensure efficient operation and minimal test interruptions
  • Spearhead efficient implementation of both facility and project action plans as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of project progress reports and tracking project progress.

Requirements:

  • The minimum educational requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with at least five years of working experience.
  • Registration with AHPC is mandatory.
  • Must have a strong understanding of the medical laboratory quality system regulations 21 CFR 495 and ISO 15189 and 15190 and quality tools such as: quality system auditing, process validation
  • At least two years mentoring and/ or training health care workers in government institutions.
  • Knowledge and experience in conducting internal audits based on ISO 15189 standards.
  • Time management and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to communicate clearly with employees, and clients.
  • Demonstrate ownership for the integrity of work.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office programs like Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Travel required

CVs to be sent to hr@aglobalhf.org

Mode of Application:

Qualified and interested candidates should submit email applications by Monday, 25th September, 2017 to hr@aglobalhf.org .

A Global Healthcare Public Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant will be discriminated on the basis of sex, race, age, gender, physical disability and religion.

 

A Global Healthcare Public Foundation

Plot 12 Makindu lane, Kololo

P.O Box 75048 | Kampala

Uganda | East Africa

Tel: +256-414-531960 | +256-200-501100

Mob: +256-700-555130 | +256-700-555131