BLOOD BANK SPECIALIST

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Published

11/08/2018

Start Date

12/04/2018

Application Deadline

11/18/2018

Address

Freetown
Area Occidentale
Sierra Leone

Description

JOB LOCATION

Sierra Leone, with national missions


DURATION

3 months


REQUIREMENTS

-Medical Doctor or Biologist, with specialization in laboratory technology

-Consolidated experience in Blood Bank systems

-Previous experience in sub-Saharan Africa


KEY DUTIES

Within a project on obstetric emergencies and the development of a system of blood banks, the blood bank expert is called to perform a nationwide assessment. He/she will:

  • Carry out a national assessment of the blood banks at the district hospital laboratories identifying critical gaps and providing recommendations to fill these gaps
  • Provide recommendations for establishing a secure blood bank system (space, human resource capacity, storage system, infectious disease test reagent, blood grouping test, blood bags, etc.)
  • Make suggestions on staff training activities and on setting standards and procedures for the availability, quality and safety of blood transfusion


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Selection interviews will be done face-to-face or by skype.

Level of Language Proficiency

Good knowledge of written and spoken English

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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