Laboratory Technician-TB

Job Description

Title: Laboratory Technician-TB

Company Name: The Leprosy Mission International Bangladesh

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Panchagarh, Thakurgaon

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Three years Diploma in Medical Technology from any recognized institution.
∎ Any third division/class in academic career will lead to ineligibility.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ The Leprosy Mission International-Bangladesh (TLMI-B) is implementing a TB Control Project for"Integrated Tuberculosis Care and Prevention, for Enhancing Case Findings, Health System Strengthening and Sustainability", supported by GFATM under The Danish Bangladesh Leprosy Mission Hospital Program (DBLM) of TLMI-B invites application from the suitable candidates to fulfill the following position immediately.
∎ Job Nature: Contractual (Project based fixed term at least 2 years).
∎ Based: Thakurgaon or Panchagarh (frequent field visit).

Job Responsibilities:
∎ a) Planning:
∎ Participate in planning of laboratory set up and quality assurance planning of the laboratory
∎ Plan and prepare annual and quarterly logistical requirements for the laboratory.
∎ b) Implementation:
∎ Strengthen government health system for integrated TB control and prevention services
∎ Promote government ownership and stewardship for implementing TB services
∎ Maintain essential safety measures for infection control in the laboratory
∎ Maintain optimum standard in smearing and microscopy following the SOP and guidelines.
∎ Ensure maintenance of microscope and other laboratory equipment's as per the SOP and guidelines.
∎ Ensure availability of anti-TB drugs, reagents and other logistics at the laboratory.
∎ Maintain optimum standard of Gene X-pert site.
∎ Optimum utilization of Gene Xpert and follow the SOP and guidelines.
∎ Support in EQA and slide-rechecking.
∎ Ensure hygienic disposal of waste materials.
∎ Conduct 4 outreach smearing centre at the field level, in every month.
∎ Ensure regular drugs and diagnostic supplies to Volunteers/DOT providers.
∎ Ensure DOT through follow up every patient and the DOT provider.
∎ Maintain contact investigation register for active case findings & refer presumptive to nearby diagnostic facility.
∎ Ensure appropriate storage of drugs and logistics to maintain optimum quality.
∎ Actively participate in monthly and quarterly meetings.
∎ Any other job as required by the project.
∎ Assist govt. MT (Lab) at UHC lab, whenever necessary.
∎ c) Monitoring, supervision and coordination:
∎ Maintain regular coordination with government and related stakeholders.
∎ Periodic monitoring of the Laboratory (for EQA Technician).
∎ d) Reporting and dissemination:
∎ Record results in respective forms and register and report promptly to the requesting staff.
∎ Ensure complete and accurate monthly and quarterly reporting as per the guideline.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 01 year of experience in related field and/or area of health program operation.
∎ Knowledge on TB and Leprosy.
∎ Good Interpersonal, oral and written Communication skill.
∎ The candidate should be willing to drive motor cycle and equipped with a valid driving license

∎ Monthly Consolidated Salary BDT. 18,500.00

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 27 Nov 2021

Company Information:
∎ 22 Nov 2021
∎ The Leprosy Mission International Bangladesh
∎ Address : House No. 483, Road No. 32, Mohakhali New DOHS, Dhaka-1206
∎ Business : The Leprosy Mission International is an international registered NGO working in Bangladesh since 1991. Motivated by Christian love and faith, the goal of TLMI is to eradicate the cause and consequences of leprosy through treatment, education, training, rehabilitation, research, and community development programs.

Category: NGO/Development


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