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Critical Rescue International (CRI) was founded in 2001 as Nigeria’s first advanced paramedic (Emergency Medical Services) company. Over the ensuing years, we have developed a strong international reputation in the areas of health information and advice, medical assistance, primary healthcare, emergency and non-emergency medical response, benefits administration, and industrial health services.

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Field Physician

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare

SUMMARY

This position is for the provision of a qualified Nigerianphysician to provide medical care at worksite clinics as designated by the client or content of the scope of work (SOW). Examples of such worksites may include but are not limited to,hazardous construction areas, areas of high workforce population density, etc.The area of work will normally be a clinic configuration with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumables to look after a workforce of up to 5000 personnel.

The individual filling this post will be responsible for the duties and responsibilities outlined below. This will be the provision of primary and emergency care provided to client employees, contractors, and sub-contractor personnel at the relevant worksite location or the defined area of responsibility.

ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited the following. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below.

  • To be fully conversant with Remote Healthcare Provider (RHCP) guidelines and Recordable Case Management (RCM) guidelines
  • To adhere to the Healthcare Provider (HCP) Supervisory Agreement
  • To be cognizant of the content and ethos of the CRI Field Operations Manual (FOM)
  • To be fully aware of the field Medical Emergency Response Plan (MERP), Topside and Global Coordination Center (GCC) capability and use, along with knowing all procedures required for medevacs or other patient transfer processes out of the field
  • To be fully cognizant of project disease prevention, control and management processes
  • Appropriately refers to Project Clinical Lead (PCL) and/or consultation of Topside Support for non-resolving patients or those requiring secondary diagnostics
  • In incidents of emergency illness or injury cases, stabilizes, manages and monitors patient(s) until aeromedical or ground transport evacuation takes place
  • To be the point of contact on the ground managing such emergency cases, communicating directly with the PCL and client Environment Health & Safety (EHS) or Operations personnel
  • Reports to PCL and client nominated line-manager or EHS Supervisor with regards to case categories (FAC/MTC/WR/NWR/LTI/RWC, etc.)
  • Takes appropriate action with regards to reportable diseases and communicable infection outbreak
  • To ensure that the clinic is maintained at full readiness with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumables as required by FOM or RHCP Guidelines or specific SOW/Work-task content
  • Ensures clinic equipment receives daily, weekly or monthly maintenance and technical checks as indicated by CRI clinical SOPs
  • Ensures Resupply of such materials to be coordinated through the PCL
  • To carry out any Health and Hygiene control/management processes completed as directed by the PCL
  • To carry out any workforce first-aid training and emergency drill practices as directed by the PCL and site EHS entities, as may be required by the SOW
  • To manage site controlled substances (CS) supply in accordance with CRI CS SOP’s
  • To forward monthly record of such checks and control measures of CS to PCL
  • To manage patient data by the use of CRI Electronic Health Record (EHR) system
  • To complete and forward any reporting requirements from the PCL or client representative as required by the SOW
  • To complete any timesheet requirements in a timely manner and forward to PCL accordingly
  • To identify any presentational trends and inform PCL should any be noted
  • To be professional in appearance and manner at all times
  • To be the main point of contact for client EHS and site manager entities and communication frequently with such personnel
  • To carry out any site medical inductions required and monitor workforce personal health status in accordance with national, client or specific Fit to Work standards
  • To carry out drug & alcohol screening of the workforce as required by the SOW
  • To carry out any workforce immunization programs as directed by the PCL or required by the SOW
  • To encourage health promotion activities within the workforce
  • To be aware of and comply with PM, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Regional Medical Director (RM) and CRI corporate communications, updates and notices
  • To be compliant with any statutory or company required training objectives
  • To be compliant with any client or SOW mandatory operational requirements
  • Maintain current professional certifications, as designated for assigned projects
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Project Clinical Lead, Project Manager, or Director of Operations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position may or may not have subsidiary staff, such as Medics, Nurses, Ambulance Operators or Ambulance Drivers. If such are present, then the Doctor is responsible for ensuring that they are capable of carrying out their assigned duties & responsibilities in accordance with their own job descriptions/ contract requirements and to monitor such performance. They will also function in a mentoring and further medical education capacity for such staff.Whilst the Doctor may be the lead at his or her particular site due to experience and capability, the formal personnel management of all staff will frequently be the responsibility of the PCL, Project Manager, or other operations personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability that will be required.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Requirements:

  • Holds a current and unrestricted license as an accredited MD in Nigeria
  • Minimum of 3years post NYSC experience
  • Minimum of 3 years post-full-qualification experience with full work history
  • Valid American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certifications
  • BOSIET
  • Ability to successfully complete CRI pre-hiring procedures, including a clinical knowledge assessment
  • Proven reliability, integrity and professional conduct in previous employments
  • Able to successfully pass any nationally required, project or SOW required Fit to Work medical assessments
  • Must have documented and current immunizations as required by project and/or country’s Ministry of Health and as recommended by the Center of Disease Control

Preferred but not required:

  • Previous experience in remote medical support services
  • Previous supervisory employments
  • Previous management experience
  • PHTLS and or ATLS certifications or similar
  • Working knowledge or practical experience of occupational systems, reporting procedures and classifications

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, along with general computer & technological literacy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, with the knowledge and ability to create and use spreadsheets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • After receipt of training and assessment, the ability to effectively use CRI EHR systems

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports, both technical and procedural
  • Capable administrative and coordination skills
  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality
  • Awareness and following of HIPPA rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by countries outside the USA
  • Be cognizant of modern and up to date medical administrative ethos and have a proactive, innovative and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety

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Site Nurse

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare

SUMMARY

This position is for the provision of anesthetic, emergency, or other equivalent nursing duties and above level care at worksites requiring such services as designated by the client or content of the SOW. Examples of such worksites can be drilling rigs, particularly hazardous construction areas, areas of high workforce population density, etc.  The area of work will normally be a Level 1 clinic configuration with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumables to look after a workforce of between 100 – 500 personnel.

The individual filling this post will be responsible for the duties and responsibilities outlined below. In short this will be the provision of primary and emergency care in line with nursing support levels to client employees, contractor and sub-contractor personnel at the relevant worksite location or defined area of responsibility.

The Nurse will report to the supervisor fortheir given area of operations or if working alongside a physician, direct to him or her.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following is an example list of nursing duties and responsibilities. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below:

  • Provide advice and medical treatment for primary health care, general practice, and emergency situations as dictated by prevailing protocols and scope of practice.
  • Provide nursing support to physicians, medical officers, and other clinical team members as needed.
  • Complete CRI and client reporting requirements as dictated by project.
  • Intake and documentation of the patient’s medical history, prescribed medications, and vital signs.
  • Administer basic nursing care, such as inserting catheters, changing bandages, or administering intravenous medications.
  • Maintains supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Cross-train to work within the clinics, emergency rooms, and inpatient units.
  • Undertake medical escort duties as required.
  • Follow CRI and client protocols, procedures and practices.
  • Maintain clinic in accordance with CRI and prevailing standards.
  • Represent Remote Medical International in a professional manner at all times.
  • Maintain current professional certifications, as designated for assigned projects.
  • Research and report monthly on industry (medical, and Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)) updates for distribution to the CRI medical team, as assigned by the Project Clinical Lead.
  • Develop medical and HSE training presentations to be used by the CRI medical team, as assigned by supervisor.
  • Research and suggest resources and Continuing Medical Education (CME) options for the CRI medical team’s professional development.
  • To carry out any site medical inductions required and monitor workforce personnel health status in accordance with national, client or specific Fit to Work standards in use.
  • To be professional in manner and appearance at all times.
  • Carry out any drug and alcohol screening of the workforce as required by the SOW.
  • Carry out drug immunization programs as directed by supervisor or required by the SOW.
  • To encourage health promotion within the workforce.
  • Any additional duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position may or maynot have subsidiary staff, such as Ambulance Operators. If such are present, then the Nurse might be responsible for ensuring that they are capable of carrying out their assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with their own JDs/Contract requirements, and to monitor such performance. They will also function in a mentoring and further medical education capacity for such staff.Whilst the Nurse might be the lead at his or her particular site due to experience and capability, the formal personnel management of all staff will be the responsibility of the Senior Field Physician or Project Senior Medical Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities that will be required.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Absolutes:

  • Recognized, accredited and registered (RN) Nurse (anesthetic, ER, or equivalent).
  • 2 years post-qualification experience with full work history.
  • 3 years post NYSC experience
  • Valid BLS and ALS.
  • Ability to successfully complete CRI pre-hiring procedures which will include a clinical knowledge assessment.
  • Proven reliability, integrity and professional conduct in previous employments.
  • Provision of 3 references on request (2 x professional, 1 x personal).
  • Able to successfully pass any nationally required, project or SOW required Fit to Work medical assessments. Recorded immunization as required by project and/or country of operation MOH.

Desirable (but not absolutes):

  • Previous experience in remote medical support services.
  • Previous supervisory employments.
  • Previous African employment experience.
  • ACLS, PHTLS, ATLS certifications.
  • Primary Health Care experience (rather than just ambulance or ER work).
  • First Aid, BLS or other emergency medical training/teaching certification and experience.
  • Working knowledge or practical experience of occupational health systems, reporting procedures and classifications.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, along with general computer & technological literacy.
  • Knowledge and ability with Spreadsheets, Excel, and associated applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • After receipt of training and assessment, the ability to effectively use CRI EHR systems.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Ability to write comprehensive reports, both technical and procedural.
  • Have supervisory ability (experience preferred, but not an absolute).
  • Capable administrative and coordination skills.
  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality.
  • Awareness and following of HIPPA rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by countries outside the USA.
  • Be cognizant of modern and up-to-date medical administrative ethos and have a proactive, innovative and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety.

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Site Radiology Technician

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare

The Radiology Technician is an individual who is able to effectively operate portable radiological devices at a field clinic location. This individual is able to take images of personnel in order for expert radiological interpretation to diagnose illness or ascertain injury.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following is an example list of the Radiology Technician’s duties and responsibilities. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below:

  • Review and evaluate developed x-rays, video tape, or computer-generated information to deteCRIne if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.
  • Operate or oversee operation of radiologic and magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Position and immobilize patient on examining table.
  • Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination.
  • Key commands and data into computer to document and specify scan sequences, adjust transmitters and receivers, or photograph certain images.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Monitor patients’ conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
  • Set up examination rooms, ensuring that all necessary equipment is ready.
  • Prepare and administer oral or injected contrast media to patients.
  • Take thorough and accurate patient medical histories.
  • Remove and process film.
  • Record, process, and maintain patient data and treatment records, and prepare reports.
  • Coordinate work with clerical personnel and other technologists.
  • Demonstrate new equipmentprocedures and techniques to staff, and provide technical
  • assistance.
  • Provide assistance with such tasks as dressing and changing to seriously ill, injured, or disabled patients.
  • Move ultrasound scanner over patient’s body and watch pattern produced on video screen.
  • Measure thickness of section to be radiographed, using instruments similar to measuring tapes.
  • Operate fluoroscope to aid physician to view and guide wire or catheter through blood vessels to area of interest.
  • Collaborate with other medical team members, such as physicians and nurses, to conduct angiography or special vascular procedures.
  • Perform administrative duties such as developing departmental operating budget, coordinating purchases of supplies and equipment and preparing work schedules.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and minor emergency repairs on radiographic equipment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Graduate of an accredited radiology technician school/program.
  • At least two (2) years of experience as a radiology technician.
  • 3 years post NYSC experience
  • Obtain and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) – CPR certification.
  • Knowledge, use, and experience of portable radiological equipment.
  • Experience with the use of a remote radiological ‘Reading Service’ and systems (i.e. PAX).
  • Field or Portable X-Ray clinic experience desirable, but not definitive.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Able to wear personal protective equipment (e.g., face mask, goggles, latex/non-latex gloves) as needed.
  • Ability to work effectively within role independently and with other team members.
  • Ability to organize and complete work in a timely manner.
  • Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
  • Ability to understand medical/surgical teCRInology.
  • Compliance with Supplemental Health Care’s pre-assignment and medical requirements including: current TB screen, or Chest X-ray and questionnaire if proof of positive TB screen; Measles/Mumps/Rubella immunizations or titers indicating immunity; Hepatitis B Information or Waiver; and any additional state or facility medical requirements.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Active registration with the appropriate Nigerian Radiological Services licensing body.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The Radiologic Technologist must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to inside environmental conditions such as radiation, noise, infectious/communicable diseases, blood and blood borne diseases, chemicals and/or chemical fumes, odors, gases and dusts. Frequent exposures to distressed patients or visitors.

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Site Ambulance Operator

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Qualification
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Transportation and Driving

SUMMARY

This position is for the provision of a fully qualified, experienced and professional ambulance operator to work alongside fellow CRI healthcare providers at project worksites. Examples of such worksites are particularly hazardous construction areas,areas of high workforce population density, etc.  The area of work will normally be a containerized clinic configuration with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumable to look after a workforce of up to 5000 personnel.

The individual filling this post will be responsible for the duties and responsibilities outlined below. In short, this will bethe operation, maintenance, and care of emergency medical vehicles and ambulances supporting CRI’s medical staff delivery of healthcare services to client employees, contractor and sub-contractor personnel at the relevant worksite location or defined area of responsibility.

Theambulance operator will report to the Senior Clinical Personnel responsible for their given area of operations. The specific position of the Senior Clinical Personnel is dependent on clinic site and final staffing plan configuration.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY

  • This role requires a fully qualified individual with extensive laboratory experience, a thorough knowledge
  • of current laboratory systems and procedures, and an ability to work in a somewhat austere and limited workenvironment. All relevant licenses and certifications must be current. The individual perfoCRIng this role
  • should be comfortable working alone with minimal supervision and be able to produce reports that are
  • both comprehensive and accurate. They should have the knowledge and ability to maintain and keep in good repair a variety oflaboratory technical equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following is an example list of the Laboratory Technician’s duties and responsibilities. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below:

  • Conducts all laboratory test, screening and analysis tasks as requested by authorized medical personnel.
  • Delivers screening and test results in appropriate format to requestor.
  • Checks test result/report for validity and accuracy prior to return to requestor.
  • Assists in sample collection (to include phlebotomy, urinalysis, and stool).
  • Cognizant and knowledgeable with regards to all laboratory analysis equipment held.
  • Ensures correct calibration, servicing and maintenance of all laboratory technical equipment.
  • Resting and screening requirements required to be carried out will include, but is not limited to the following: CMP, CBC, LFT, Lipids, G6PD, Blood-match, Rapid: Malaria, Strep-A, HIV, Hep A, Hep B/C, HCV, RPR, HcG (Blood or UA) Stool O&P, C&S, cholinesterase (HAZMAT Employees).
  • Have a full understanding and ability to use all modern-generation quick and rapid test kits (Strep, HIV, Flu etc.).
  • Is particularly aware of function and use of Malaria Rapid Test kits and be able to verify positives with microscopic examination and analysis.
  • Collects DNA sample if requested and on provision of appropriate material to conduct such.
  • Conversant with the specific tests required for ‘Occupation Health Surveillance Group’ workers and the laboratory screening requirements for such, e.g., microscopic stool examination/analysis,
  • cholinesterase, etc.
  • Immediately informsProject SMO should any infectious disease be indicated in any test or screening.
  • Conversant with the use of STAT Cup drug-screening kits and QUEST Lab, drug screen sample regulations and guidelines.
  • Prepared to assist clinical team, and client HSE/HR representatives with random drug screening collection programs.
  • Keeps appropriate records and log of all lab samples received, tests/screens conducted, results, etc.
  • Ensures such captured information is appropriately uploaded into management archive and record keeping data-bases.
  • Maintains and checks laboratory supply inventory, ordering stock requirements through the logistics department.
  • Is prepared to assist with carrying out water testing and analysis.
  • Educates clinic team in correct collection of all sample requirements and respective collection adjuncts (types of tube, quick-kits, reagent pads, slides, etc.).
  • Assists in clinical team continuous medical education (CME) by teaching other clinic personnel basic laboratory methods, analysis machinery, rapid test use, etc.
  • Additional clinical administrative duties as tasked by the PM/SMO.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Fully qualified laboratory technologists/technicians with appropriate licensing and certification from country of origin.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in laboratory work,POST NYSC experience
  • Previous employment on field locations preferred.
  • Fully conversant with current laboratory analysis equipment, both technical and ‘rapid-test’.
  • Demonstrated ability to correctly use microscopic machinery and interpret findings.
  • Understanding and experience of ‘Culturing’ techniques and ability to interpret results and findings appropriately.
  • Working knowledge of the laboratory working activity requirements required by country of operation.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy.
  • Proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and databases.
  • Be aware of modern IT based communication methods (i.e. Skype).
  • Able to access, update, reference, and other general use of project HER system.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Able to work unsupervised and with proven initiative and independent operation ability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports, both technical and procedural.
  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality.
  • Awareness and following of HIPPA/NICE rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by Nigerian regulations.
  • Familiarity of the requirements for effective QA and QC management demands.
  • Teaching ability (does not have to be formal, but must have demonstrated an ability to impart knowledge and techniques).
  • Cognizant of modern and up-to-date medical care ethos and have a proactive, innovative, and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Fully qualified laboratory technologists/technicians with appropriate licensing and certification from country of origin (Nigeria).

The following is an example list of an ambulance operator’sduties and responsibilities. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below:

  • To operate an emergency medical vehicle under their direct care as required by situational circumstances and given tasks on the ground.
  • Within their medical training and experience capabilities, assist CRI medical healthcare providers with patients requiring urgent or emergency medical care.
  • To transfer emergent or urgent patients to a designated medical facility or land/air transfer point as required.
  • To carry out their assigned duties to CRI standards and requirements at all times.
  • To adhere to the Remote Healthcare Provider (HCP) Supervisory Agreement.
  • To be cognizant of the content and ethos of the CRI Field Operations Manual (FOM).
  • In incidents of emergency illness or injury cases, be able to assist with stabilization, management and monitoring of patient(s) until CRI senior medical staff arrive at the scene or aeromedical/ground transport evacuation takes place.
  • To ensure that their designated vehicle is in an operational status at all times.
  • To ensure that all vehicle emergency care equipment and material under their direct care is fully functional and well maintainedat full readiness, with appropriate medicines, equipment and consumables as required by CRI FOM or specific SOW/Work-task content lists.
  • To ensure that any vehicle under their control is fully functional from a mechanical point of view, by observance of CRI and client vehicle-use policies.
  • To be fully conversant with and follow any CRI or Client required Journey Management Systems (JSA) in use.
  • To observe all national and project generated road use and traffic rules and regulations.
  • To maintain in-vehicle monitoring systems as might be required by CRI or client SOW.
  • To complete and forward any reporting requirements as required.
  • To complete any Timesheet requirement in a timely manner.
  • To be professional in appearance and manner at all times.
  • Be aware of and comply with CRI corporate communications, updates and notices that have relevance to them or their specific duties.
  • Be compliant with any statutory or company required training objectives.
  • Be compliant with any client or SOW mandatory requirements.
  • Maintain current professional certifications, as designated for assigned projects.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

There are no direct supervisory responsibilities for this position.

QUALIFICATION

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities that will be required.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Absolutes:

  • Grade C or higher High-school Graduation.
  • Full and clean driving license for class of vehicle used.
  • 3 years professional driving experience.
  • Ability to successfully complete CRI pre-hiring procedures which will include professional driving assessment and Defensive Driver Training (DDT).
  • Proven reliability, integrity and professional conduct in previous employments.
  • Provision of 3 references on request (2 x professional, 1 x personal).
  • Able to successfully pass any national, project or SOW required Fit to Work medical assessments. Recorded immunization as required by project and/or country of operation MOH.
  • Ability to pass Basic Life Saving course (BLS) and dependent on SOW requirements, additional, higher-level medical care training*.
  • *Note:Training for this may be given prior to hiring, but success in passing such a course is an absolute.

Desirable (But not absolutes initially)

  • BLS or other advanced emergency care certification or experience.
  • Previous experience in emergency medical vehicle operation.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude.
  • Previous remote area, O&G operations, camp-work, etc.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, along with general computer & technical ability literacy. AD will have to use JMS, VMS, Radios, etc., along with writing reports and completing daily vehicle documentation.
  • Competency with basic vehicle maintenance and care.
  • Competency with verbal and written communication skills in English.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Ability to deliver and receive concise written or verbal reports.
  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality.
  • Awareness and following of HIPPA rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by countries outside the USA (e.g. OSHA) (Will be given prior to employment if required).
  • Be cognizant of modern and up-to-date medical administrative ethos and have a proactive, innovative and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety.

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Site Laboratory Technician

  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Nigeria
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare

SUMMARY

  • This role requires a fully qualified individual with extensive laboratory experience, a thorough knowledge
  • of current laboratory systems and procedures, and an ability to work in a somewhat austere and limited workenvironment. All relevant licenses and certifications must be current. The individual perfoCRIng this role
  • should be comfortable working alone with minimal supervision and be able to produce reports that are
  • both comprehensive and accurate. They should have the knowledge and ability to maintain and keep in good repair a variety oflaboratory technical equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following is an example list of the Laboratory Technician’s duties and responsibilities. Whilst comprehensive, the actual situational aspect of a given project, worksite or client task may add additional duties or not require all those listed below:

  • Conducts all laboratory test, screening and analysis tasks as requested by authorized medical personnel.
  • Delivers screening and test results in appropriate format to requestor.
  • Checks test result/report for validity and accuracy prior to return to requestor.
  • Assists in sample collection (to include phlebotomy, urinalysis, and stool).
  • Cognizant and knowledgeable with regards to all laboratory analysis equipment held.
  • Ensures correct calibration, servicing and maintenance of all laboratory technical equipment.
  • Resting and screening requirements required to be carried out will include, but is not limited to the following: CMP, CBC, LFT, Lipids, G6PD, Blood-match, Rapid: Malaria, Strep-A, HIV, Hep A, Hep B/C, HCV, RPR, HcG (Blood or UA) Stool O&P, C&S, cholinesterase (HAZMAT Employees).
  • Have a full understanding and ability to use all modern-generation quick and rapid test kits (Strep, HIV, Flu etc.).
  • Is particularly aware of function and use of Malaria Rapid Test kits and be able to verify positives with microscopic examination and analysis.
  • Collects DNA sample if requested and on provision of appropriate material to conduct such.
  • Conversant with the specific tests required for ‘Occupation Health Surveillance Group’ workers and the laboratory screening requirements for such, e.g., microscopic stool examination/analysis,
  • cholinesterase, etc.
  • Immediately informsProject SMO should any infectious disease be indicated in any test or screening.
  • Conversant with the use of STAT Cup drug-screening kits and QUEST Lab, drug screen sample regulations and guidelines.
  • Prepared to assist clinical team, and client HSE/HR representatives with random drug screening collection programs.
  • Keeps appropriate records and log of all lab samples received, tests/screens conducted, results, etc.
  • Ensures such captured information is appropriately uploaded into management archive and record keeping data-bases.
  • Maintains and checks laboratory supply inventory, ordering stock requirements through the logistics department.
  • Is prepared to assist with carrying out water testing and analysis.
  • Educates clinic team in correct collection of all sample requirements and respective collection adjuncts (types of tube, quick-kits, reagent pads, slides, etc.).
  • Assists in clinical team continuous medical education (CME) by teaching other clinic personnel basic laboratory methods, analysis machinery, rapid test use, etc.
  • Additional clinical administrative duties as tasked by the PM/SMO.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Fully qualified laboratory technologists/technicians with appropriate licensing and certification from country of origin.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in laboratory work,POST NYSC experience
  • Previous employment on field locations preferred.
  • Fully conversant with current laboratory analysis equipment, both technical and ‘rapid-test’.
  • Demonstrated ability to correctly use microscopic machinery and interpret findings.
  • Understanding and experience of ‘Culturing’ techniques and ability to interpret results and findings appropriately.
  • Working knowledge of the laboratory working activity requirements required by country of operation.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and general computer & technology literacy.
  • Proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and databases.
  • Be aware of modern IT based communication methods (i.e. Skype).
  • Able to access, update, reference, and other general use of project HER system.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Able to work unsupervised and with proven initiative and independent operation ability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports, both technical and procedural.
  • Ethical understanding of patient processes, data information and confidentiality.
  • Awareness and following of HIPPA/NICE rules and guidelines along with an understanding of similar processes required by Nigerian regulations.
  • Familiarity of the requirements for effective QA and QC management demands.
  • Teaching ability (does not have to be formal, but must have demonstrated an ability to impart knowledge and techniques).
  • Cognizant of modern and up-to-date medical care ethos and have a proactive, innovative, and enquiring nature with a degree of initiative and decision-making surety.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Fully qualified laboratory technologists/technicians with appropriate licensing and certification from country of origin (Nigeria).

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Method of Application

Applicants should send CVS to hr@crinigeria.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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