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New Light AIDS Control Society started its operations in 1999 and currently working in the area of HIV/AIDS with focus on care and support of PLHIV in Pakistan.

New Light AIDS Control Society has its main office at Lahore; however care and support project is implemented by New Light throughout Punjab and Sindh. New Light is going to scale up its program under Global Fund Round 9 at Punjab and would provide comprehensive care and support services to PLHIV.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collects lab specimens, instructing clients on collection procedures and performs tests.
  • Performs lab tests, records results as per standard operating procedures on lab work
  • Maintains lab area in a stocked, hygienic, and organized condition at all times

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains strict confidentiality of the client Information and matters of organization as per requirements and demands of the work.
  • Responsible for equipment and instrument updated inventory and protection.
  • Responsible to coordinate all lab result and lab activities (as per standard operating procedures) with the Project manager and counselor.
  • Responsible to confirm the quality of lab regents and Rapid test kits (expiry date, quality and storage).
  • Assists the procurement committee when purchasing the Lab/related equipment.
  • Maintains respectful and professional attitude towards clients.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of the clients especially women, young people and people from marginalized groups.
  • Responsible to send or deliver lab work to appropriate outside agencies with  information as per standard operating procedures
  • Assists medical history taking; taking vital signs and chief complaint; notification of practitioners of abnormal findings
  • Helps pre-assemble charts; may assist in filing charts and lab results, and other pertinent information in patient records
  • Shares responsibilities for stocking exam rooms, treatment room, and bandage trays; inventories stock and other medical supplies; notifies Project Manager of medical supply need in time.
  • Ensures effective and efficient usage of protective equipment, Wears appropriate clinic dress, wears protective hand gloves when handling needles or sharp instruments 
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor/s.

Confidentiality:

  • Maintains confidentiality to access of information regarding New Light AIDS Control Society and its Partners

Personal/professional Skills:

  • Minimum two years of professional experience as lab technician/supervisor.
  • Diploma of Lab Technician.
  • Professional knowledge of basic computer programs Ms. Office, Excel, Power point will be preferred
  • Good communication and facilitation skills
  • Flexible, motivated team player.
  • Must have fluency in Urdu, knowledge of local languages of the Punjab preferred

Key Relationships:

Internal:

  • Project Manager,  Admin and Finance Officers, Project Staff and Chief Executive.

External:

  • UN agencies, INGOs , Local  NGOs, PACP, NACP, CRS, Hospitals, HIV treatment centers.




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