Looking for Clinical Lab Technologist

Job Title: Clinical Lab Technologist
Job Vacancy: 02
Job Location: FDMN Camp, Cox’s Bazar (Ukhiya)
Job Type: Contractual, duration will be 2 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund and performance.
Work will begin on a formal basis at 8:00 am (Saturday to Thursday)
Overview of Health and Education for All (HAEFA)

Health and Education for All (HAEFA) is an international leader in providing healthcare to the underserved and most vulnerable populations in Bangladesh, including coastal and hard-to-reach regions, FDMN Camps, urban, semi-urban, and rural areas. HAEFA’s compassionate medical team members use its technological innovations, a solar-powered electronic health record (EHR) system known as NIROG, for the management of chronic diseases and a paperless see-and-treat cervical cancer screening and treatment programs.

HAEFA is looking for a Clinical Lab Technologist, a dynamic professional ready to accept the challenges of humanitarian work for its FDMN health programs. The Clinical Lab Technologist should be self-motivated, proactive, willing to learn new strategies and program procedures, and able to generate reports and swiftly handle donors, project stakeholders, and local government/International delegates. Empathy for people from disadvantaged and underprivileged backgrounds is considered a key quality at HAEFA.

Major tasks and responsibilities
  • Performing specimen analysis by using laboratory tools and equipment, in order to study samples and perform necessary tests.
  • Looking for abnormalities in samples that evidence disease and conveying this information to therelevant medical practitioner.
  • Provide advice and interpretation of test results and the appropriateness of further investigations.
  • Using checklists, medical software, and retesting to get thorough and precise results.
  • Writing pathology reports detailing specimens tested, results of tests, and the final diagnosis.
  • Discussing the patient's results with respective consultants or doctors.
  • Undertaking research for new information to improve identification and testing methods and finding innovative ways to treat disease.
  • Staying up to date with developments in the fields of pathology and medical practice.
  • Log data from lab tests and enter results in patient's record.
  • Capacity building of staff working under him/her.
  • Health & Safety
  • Comply with established health and safety policies with regard to handling of instruments, storage of drugs and disposal of sharps and other potentially dangerous equipment and substances. Comply with current NZ legislation.
  • IPC Management and others
  • Provide training on IPC, donning and doffing of PPE items.
  • Monitor triage, early recognition and source control.
  • Supervise instrument processing.
  • Monitor waste management in the hospital.
  • Contribute in ensuring the safeguarding in the organization.
  • Safeguarding and Gender Sensitiveness
  • Be part of embedding an organizational culture that is committed to protecting clients from harm.
  • Ensure that the team understands and abide by the organization culture of safeguarding.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 1 year of experience in relevant field Three years of Diploma in Medical Technology from any recognized institution (medical technologist). Minimum 2 (two) years of experience in a relevant field or area of health program management.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team with field mobilization. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Good oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft word, and Microsoft Excel is preferable. Willingness to conduct outreach sputum collection/smearing center at the field. GencXpert experience will be preferred.
  • Minimum, especially in TB.
Experience: at least 2 years
Additional Requirments : 
  • Experience in using lab testing equipment.
  • Working knowledge of medical data management software.
  • Exceptional analytical and research skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, both in English and Bangla.
  • At least 2 (two) years` work experience in the relevant position.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision & excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility.

Salary: Negotiable

Other allowance and benefit: Applicable as per HAEFA rules and regulations

If you feel you are a fit for this position, please send your resume/CV along with a cover letter mentioning the date of availability and expected salary to haefa@haefa.org by 8th April 2024. Please mention in the email subject line: Clinical Lab Technologist for Cox’s Bazar (Ukhiya).

Send you CV to: haefa@haefa.org

Application Deadline: 8th April, 2024

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