Clinical Microbiologists

The Leprosy Mission

The Leprosy Mission (TLM) is a UK based international non-government organization active in 34 countries; started its work in Nepal from 1957 with establishment of Anandaban Hospital in Lele, the sourthern part of Lalitpur. However, from 2005 TLM Nepal has been working as independent NGO in partnership with TLM international and the Government of Nepal to provide specialist tertiary care…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Anandaban Hospital ,MRL
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2 + Years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Feb 22, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Clinical Microbiologists
Location: Anandaban Hospital , MRL
Job Category: Clinical
Department / Team / Project: MRL
Reports to: Clinical Laboratory Research Manager
Working hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (flexibility required )

Overall purpose of Job

The Clinical Microbiologist will work under the supervision of his line manager; he/she will assist their seniors in laboratory works and prepare summary reports. He will also assist with other administrative tasks related to maintaining a database of projects.

Key tasks and responsibilities 

  • Support and manage in routine clinical laboratory activities including but not limited to specimen collection, storage, processing, testing and recording, result dissemination, etc.
  • Assist and report COVID19 PCR testing
  • Guide and train clinical laboratory staffs about all clinical laboratory activities according to recommended protocols with scientific rigor and GCLP practice
  • Based on SOPs available and available references, make and validate clinical laboratory SOPs for kits and equipment
  • Carry periodic quality control and quality assessments of kit and equipment’s function
  • Attendance of camps or clinics for research projects
  • Ethical management of human participants in clinical research projects
  • Assist in logistics (by maintaining clinical laboratory inventory by timely inspecting available stocks, expiry dates, storage conditions; anticipating required supplies; assisting in placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies and storing at indicated place and conditions.
  • Assist in managing and conducting regular trainings, meetings, workshops, problem-oriented discussions and laboratory activities with regards to MRL clinical laboratory
  • Report to Admin or line manager on any issues regarding equipment and consumables, accidents, hazard preventions and “safeguarding” issues
  • Adhere to all MRL or national biohazard and waste management procedures
  • Assist in developing, planning and managing of research projects in coordination with line manager and research lead
  • Any other job assigned by the line manager

Any special working conditions

  • Valid NHPC Registration

Notes applying to all jobs at TLMN 

TLM Nepal has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation to all people. The post holder should have signed and must comply with all TLMN organizational policies, including the Safeguarding Code of Conduct and the Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • MSc in Clinical Microbiology
  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience in related fields
  • Should have license from related council
  • Capable to work in the term and have sound knowledge in related field
  • Proactive and able to lead with own initiative
  • Sound knowledge in RT-PCR reporting and processing
  • Should have license from related council
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Power Point, and Excel and other software

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit our website at https://tlmnepal.org/career/ and submit their application through the online portal. The application deadline is on 28th February 2022, 4:00 pm.

TLM Nepal has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation to all people. The post holder should have signed and must comply with all TLMN organizational policies, including the Safeguarding Code of Conduct and the Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy.