Senior Officer – Lab Technologist

Senior Officer – Lab Technologist

Save the Children


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Job Context

    Save the Children invites applications for the above-mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for potential female candidates.

Job Responsibilities

    The Senior Officer-Laboratory Technology will work to ensure the implementation of the 24/7 laboratory services at the SCI PHCs based on the Package of Minimum Essential Services- of the Ministry of Health and the quality standards of Save the Children International. She/he will deliver services by collecting samples, performing tests, documenting, and communicating results plus operating and maintaining laboratory equipment. He/she will set up and support the staff to deliver investigative services at the Outpatient Department (OPD), Inpatient Department (IPD), Maternity unit, Emergency Room (ER), etc. as per the leadership of the PHCs Manager. The incumbent will prepare a plan to ensure an integration plan by providing testing facilities for programme participants of EIE, CP, and other sectors where applicable. S/he will make plans and keep the team ready to provide diagnostic support during any outbreak. This position will be directly providing direct patient investigative care and quality reporting of outcomes.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Post-Graduation from BUHS (Bangladesh University of Health Sciences), MS in Applied Laboratory Sciences is preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • 3 years experience in a relevant field, preferably in primary and emergency healthcare.
  • Experience in settling up laboratory services in a PHC/hospital set up of health programmes in humanitarian settings, including experience in setting up and establishing lab services in large-scale emergency health programmes will be an additional advantage.
  • Good experience working in hardship environments.
  • Ability to reflect on and learn from personal and programme performance and act upon lessons learnt.
  • Ability to work within a tight timeframe, and Excellent interpersonal skills,
  • Motivation to work in the field areas.
  • Proficiency in computer literacy, i.e.: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Teknaf)

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 22 Aug 2023

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Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 3 year(s)

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar (Teknaf)

Application Deadline: 28 Aug 2023

Published On

22 Aug 2023

Company Information

Save the Children

Business : We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

– No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
– All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
– Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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