Thursday, October 6, 2016

Ministry of Community Development,Zonal Reference Tuberculosis(TB) Culture Laboratory Jobs in Tanzania

Duty stations: TB Zonal Reference laboratory, Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital Laboratory
Reporting to: Head of Central Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory
Purpose of the Job: To coordinate all activities related to TB culture in central zone
Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks.
Provides technical support on TB culture relat

ed activities at regional and district levels
Supervises timely TB specimen referrals from the satellite laboratories within the zone to the culture zonal laboratory.
Supervises timely referrals of positive TB culture slopes from the culture laboratory for Drug Susceptibility Testing (DST)
Monitors turnaround time for specimens sent for culture and DST and timely reporting of patients requiring clinical management.
Ensures quality of specimen sent for culture is maintained by organizing trainings, supportive supervisions and mentorships of relevant health care workers.
Ensures implementation of Internal Quality Control forlB culture
Ensures implementation of External Quality Control for TB culture
Ensures Standard Operating procedures and Job AIDS for TB culture are in line with NTLP guidelines.
To Prepare and timely shares with the Central Reference Culture Laboratory (CTRL) quarterly Plans of Action for TB culture activities, quarterly and annual report.
Ensures adequate TB culture laboratory supplies through timely quantification and forecasting
Any other duties assigned by the Laboratory manager/Director/Head of laboratory services
Academic Qualifications and experience
Degree in Medical Laboratory Science plus two years post qualifying experience
Registered with Tanzania Health Laboratory Practitioners Council
Computer literacy – Microsoft office package
Fluent in written and spoken language (English and Swahili)

All applications enclosed with certified copies of relevant certificates and detailed curriculum vitae should be addressed to undermentioned officer within two weeks from the date of first appearance of this advertisement. Candidates who are currently employed should channel their applications through their employers. Applicants are advised to avail contact addresses including emails and telephone numbers

All applications should be sent to
Permanent secretary
Ministry of Health, Community development,
Gender,Elderly and Children.
P0. BOX 9083
Dar -es -Salaam
ATN :Programme manager.
National TB and Leprosy programme.

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