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  • Posted: Mar 3, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 8, 2023
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    Centre for Health Solutions - Kenya (CHS) is a local, not-for-profit organisation. We understand the local context, make use of local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure we implement evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
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    Laboratory Intern

    Ref: CHS/HR/INT/L/01/2023

    Overall Job Function

    Reporting to the Senior Technical Officer- Laboratory, the Laboratory Intern will  support the USAID funded Tuberculosis Accelerated Response and Care II ( USAID TB ARC II) laboratory systems strengthening initiatives.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Support review of DR-TB baseline and follow-up investigation invoices and troubleshoot implementation challenges in collaboration with the counties
    • Take part in drafting weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, and other written materials such as lessons learned and case studies
    • Support design and implementation of quality assurance services and systems such as microscopy, GeneXpert and culture external quality assessment systems in Kenya
    • Support viral load/early infant diagnosis sample referral systems strengthening by liaising with G4s courier to ensure all challenges are resolved, and invoices are reviewed on timely basis
    • Identify best practices in the course of project implementation, and support documentation for dissemination
    • Opportunity to learn TB diagnostics models in the country (Microscopy, Truenat, GeneXpert, Culture and LPA, TB LAM)
    • Perform other technical duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Person Specification

    • A bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, Statistics, Demography, Monitoring or Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (DMLS) or BSc degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (BMLS), Molecular Biology or equivalent
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
    • Experience with design of programs, SOPs, tools, guidelines and policy formulation
    • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships with project staff.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details of three referees to clearly indicating the subject as Laboratory Intern: CHS/HR/INT/L/01/2023 by 5.00 PM, March 8, 2023.

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