MAIN PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Assist in the provision of clinical laboratory activities according to MSF protocols, security and hygiene
measures in order to obtain results in order to determine the diagnostic.
According to medical prescription, prepare and perform clinical exams/tests with appropriate techniques
and following the applicable protocols and procedures. This function includes, among others:
Perform rapid tests (i.e Paracheck, Syphillis rapid test, Pregnancy test (HCG), Hemocue, urine
Take blood, sputum, vaginal and urethral samples as instructed, depending team organization
Centrifuge blood and urine samples.
For blood transfusion, take blood, perform the cross matching test, and prepare the blood
In direct contact with patients, organize the patient flow inside the lab, explain the procedures, obtain
patient consents before starting a procedure.
Strictly follow safety and universal precautions, laboratory test protocols and hygiene protocols.
Ensure proper and accurate filling, reporting and registration of the sample results in order to keep a
written track of activity and give information to the relevant persons.
Ensure patients’ data confidentiality at all times.
Take care, manage and organize efficiently the laboratory material/equipment:
Apply hygiene and safety protocols, doing daily cleaning /maintenance, sterilization, washing
general glassware after procedures are done.
Ensuring proper sample waste disposal according to MSF protocols and highest safety
Supply orders, do stock, storage conditions follow-up, keep inventory.
Keep the data collection system of laboratory results and analysis well organized as instructed by the
supervisor or the applicable protocols.
Under the guidance of the laboratory technician or supervisor, prepare, pack and send samples to the
specialized Laboratory when required. Report all relevant information linked to the activity in the
laboratory to the supervisor, especially the loss/robbery/damage of laboratory equipment or medicines.
Further tasks within the scope of this role as directed by supervisor and as per task list.
Perform any other relevant tasks assigned by his /her supervisor as necessary
Education Secondary school (equivalent to matriculation exam passed) essential.
MSF training is provided.
Experience 1 year working experience in relevant positions desirable.
Languages Local language of Kachin state and mission/ English working language essential