COVID-19 Sample Collector at EHA Clinics

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EHA Clinics is a world-class private sector comprehensive health care service provider located in Nigeria. We aim to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare services in any setting: the clinic, the home, or through innovative online and mobile solutions.

All of our clinics are equipped with the latest healthcare technologies, and the most dedicated team of healthcare professionals, providing a unique range of patient-centric services.

Alongside each EHA Clinics location, operates a Community Health Program (REACH) which utilizes innovative services and financing to promote universal health coverage and access for low-income, uninsured and under-served families and individual. Who we are: EHA Clinics, a subsidiary of eHealth Africa,  is a chain of clinics spread across Nigeria that provides innovative and technology-driven healthcare to the population. EHA Clinics currently boasts of three Clinics located in Abuja and Kano and is working to expand to other parts of Nigeria. EHA Clinics uses state of the art equipment to bridge the gap in the provision of high-quality diagnostics and healthcare through routine services (general consultations, laboratory investigations, pharmaceuticals, annual medical checks, child wellness checks, ultrasonography…etc) and specialized services (tele-medicine, medical evacuation, home care, dental care, ophthalmology, and radiology).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title:  Sample Collector

Location:  Lagos

Summary of Job

  • The Sample Collector reports to the Operations Manager of the clinic.
  • S/he will undertake all operational and clerical duties in line with her outline Job description and will be responsible for the smooth running of COVID-19 sample collection.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, s/he must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

Administrative Duties:

  • Triage of patients requiring COVID-19 tests.
  • Creation of patient profile, adequate filling of triage information, and requesting lab tests on an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.
  • Proper sample handling, cold chain management, and reporting to the laboratory on the number of samples collected.
  • Ensuring sample collection logs are accurate and up to date
  • Adheres to the EHA Clinics Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
  • Creation of sample labels on sample bottles
  • Collection of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal samples for the COVID-19 test.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time

Patient & Family Education / Support:

  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to the EHA Clinics Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
  • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
  • Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain, and restore health and prevent diseases.

Qualifications & Training

  • A qualification from a school of health
  • Competent use of technology and work tools
  • Basic Knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control practices.
  • Ability to communicate appropriately in fluent English language
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology

Work Experience:

  • No prior experience required.

Customer Service Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to handle different kinds of emotions as well as manage on-the-job stress.
  • Must have good customer service skills and communication skills
  • Must be able to plan and perform daily activities in an organized manner.
  • Must be kind, compassionate, dedicated, and patient.
  • Must be physically and mentally stable to handle extended shifts as well as mental pressure.
  • Must be able to review, analyze, and respond to the different situations they encounter daily.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous experience collecting COVID-19 samples
  • Certification in Infection, Prevention and Control practices
  • Previous use of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Systems.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication
  • Working Under Pressure

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply