Baylor College of Medicine Children`s Foundation Malawi (BCM-CFM) is a not-for profit organization partnering with the Government of Malawi in the health sector. The mission is to improve the health and lives of HIV-infected children and families through high quality, high impact, ethical, state-of-the-art, comprehensive care and treatment, training of health professionals, and clinical research, Baylor-Malawi has an international reputation for innovative, evidence-based HIV service delivery programming.
The Baylor-Tingathe program was designed in 2008 to respond to suboptimal uptake of PMTCT and pediatric HIV services in Malawi. The program seeks to support Malawi in reaching the ambitious UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals, by improving the identification of HIV-positive persons, timely treatment initiation, and long term engagement in care. The program is funded by USAID, and is currently operating in 7 districts in Malawi. Baylor-Malawi is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of:
POSITION: Laboratory Technician
CONTRACT DURATION: 1 year (renewable)
STATUS: Full Time (40 hours per week)
REPRTS TO: Laboratory Manager
DUTY STATION: Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH)
The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for carrying out laboratory analyses for HIV/AIDS related services. Laboratory technician will be under direct supervisory of the District Medical Coordinator (Tingathe) and District Laboratory Manager (MOH). This position is based full-time at the district hospital Laboratory. She/he provides technical support to the District Laboratory Technicians and ensures quality of laboratory services` strengthening activities carried out under Tingathe.
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