~ Position Open ~

Sample Movement Consultant

Nasarawa, Kwara, and Rivers

Job Description

The Sample Movement Consultant will support the TB/HIV and CPPM implementation in the select state with special focus on sample referral to ensure adequate documentation and monitoring.

This position reports to the Director of Program-TB/HIV.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate mapping of the hub and spoke model for the sample referral in the state
  • Ensure the sample couriers apply the developed hub and spoke model in the sample referral process
  • Ensure that DOTs Officer/TBLS are Called for sample shipment and prompt Transportation of samples to GeneXpert sites for diagnosis.
  • Ensure that DOTS officers and sample couriers observe all bio-safety measures and infection control to prevent transmission.
  • Review processes to ensure appropriate documentations are done in the correct documenting tools i.e. forms and registers.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of patient information and sample results i.e. they are not discussed or shared with unauthorized person(s).
  • Ensure weekly report using summary form to the TBLS and ARFH representative(s)
  • Collate and review monthly sample referrals/result retrievals and submit summary of sample movement as required by the Principal Recipient.
  • Ensure that the monthly sample movement report is processed for timely request for funding of the couriers, to ensure uninterrupted sample referral and result retrieval in the states.
  • Travel to supervise and monitor effectiveness of the sample referral process within the state.
  • Ensure attendance at regular stakeholders’ meetings and training sessions
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by ARFH.

Required Experience

1 –  2 years’ relevant work experience with development agencies. Experience in TB/HIV program is an added advantage

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: A University Degree in Social Sciences or any other field.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Good communication and writing skills
    • Good knowledge of the State applied for
    • Ability to use Microsoft office suite packages
    • Result driven with strong analytical /problem solving skills
    • Good planning/organizational skills
    • Ability to follow instructions and procedures, take initiative and work unsupervised
    • Have a high sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form here and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to tbsamplemovementconsultant@arfh-ng.org on/or before 23rd January, 2024.

Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

JOB TYPE

Full Time

POSTING DATE:

16 January, 2024

CLOSING DATE:

23 January, 2024

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