Lab Assistant

Published On

29 Aug 2023

Company Information

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Address : 3rd floor, Sayemon Heritage Residence, Baharchora, Cox’s Bazar

Business : The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. In more than 40 countries and in 26 U.S. cities, our dedicated teams provide clean water, shelter, health care, education, protection and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Founded in 1933. David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, is a former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom.

Lab Assistant

International Rescue Committee (IRC)


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Job Context

  • The Lab Assistant is a member of the IRC health team and will be responsible for the management and performing of lab services, making up chemical solutions, labeling specimens, cleaning and sterilizing equipment, contributing to the procurement plan, and sending time-to-time requisitions.
  • Job Location: Camp 22
  • Contract Length: Till March 2024 (with high possibility of extension)

Job Responsibilities

  • Making up chemical solutions.
  • Performing laboratory testing according to the doctor’s advice.
  • Sorting blood and tissue samples.
  • Carefully removing chemical and biological waste.
  • Labelling tubes and bottles.
  • Looking after equipment stocks and ordering replacements when needed.
  • Cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Identification and preparation of all samples.
  • Ensuring that all procedures are documented and updated as required.
  • Oversees specimen collection activities.
  • Oversees specimen referral activities.
  • Willing to support emergency situations with MMT.
  • Support the other relevant program according to need and casualties.
  • Oversees laboratory requisition preparation for outpatients.
  • Maintaining optimum temperature for lab reagents and ensuring biosafety of the laboratory.
  • Reports to work as scheduled and willing to work out of duty time.
  • Reporting to supervisor.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Diploma in Pathology Medical Laboratory / Diploma in Medical Technology Laboratory
  • Certified in The State Medical Faculty of Bangladesh.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 1 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age 18 to 60 years
  • At least 1 year of working experience in the relevant field.
  • Previously working with any local or International NGO
  • Practical skills
  • Written skills to produce reports
  • Computer skills to record and analyze information from tests and experiments
  • Teamwork skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • People who are familiars with local culture and local dialects will get preference
  • Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Teknaf)

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
  • Two retention benefits in a year equivalent to two basic salaries.

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 29 Aug 2023

Not specific

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 1 year(s)

Age: Age 18 to 60 years

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar (Teknaf)

Application Deadline: 6 Sep 2023

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume

Read Before Apply

Standard of Professional ConductIRC and IRC employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct which are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.Gender Equality & Equal OpportunityWe are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Are you ready to join the most dynamic team?

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : 6 Sep 2023

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