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Job Description

Phlebotomist

SAMS (TCV Project Managed by WHO India, CDC and Stanford University, USA)

Navi Mumbai

1. POSITION VACANT: Phlebotomist, Navi Mumbai, SAMS (TCV Project Managed by WHO India, CDC USA and Stanford University, USA).

2. PROJECT BACKGROUND:

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) is introducing Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) in its routine immunisation (RI) programme, commencing with phased vaccination programme from 2018 onwards. Introduction of TCV will provide an opportunity to estimate the burden of typhoid in NMMC and evaluate the effectiveness of the vaccine in public health settings.

WHO India in collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Stanford University, USA, proposes to conduct a study following introduction of TCV in Navi Mumbai, to estimate the burden of typhoid in and evaluate the effectiveness of the vaccine in public health settings.

Systematic health facility-based, prospective surveillance is being established at multiple hospitals in Navi Mumbai to provide relevant epidemiological data. Data on TCV introduction, community-level acceptability, vaccine program effectiveness, economic benefits, vaccine safety and impact will also be collected and analysed. The findings will be important for integration and sustained use of TCV through the routine immunization program.

WHO India is providing oversight to field implementation, and the activities will be done in collaboration with National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Disease (NICED), Kolkata, under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR, Government of India), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA and Stanford University, USA.

The study is expected to commence in July 2018.

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key Responsibilities

(1) Work as part of the surveillance team at the sites, responsible for blood collection for blood culture testing as part of the study laboratories.
(2) Conduct blood collection following proper aseptic techniques and per protocol.
(3) Label blood culture bottles appropriately and ensure proper handling for transportation to the laboratories.
(4) Notify site investigator and lab coordinator regarding any issues with supplies, logs and transportation of samples.

Key Deliverables

(1) Participate in trainings for blood collection.
(2) Maintain logs of blood culture bottles labelling and complete adequate forms for information on the laboratory process (e.g. weighing of blood culture bottles).
(3) Provide weekly report to the site investigator and field coordinator of activities and duties performed.

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

Qualifications:
Applicants must be graduates from a recognized and accredited educational institution.

Experience:
(1) Experience of blood collection procedures is desirable.
(2) Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written Marathi, Hindi and English.

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

Gross compensation of Rs. 25,000/- per month, on an all-inclusive basis, has been budgeted for the position.

6. LOCATION: Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.

7. CONTRACT: The selected candidate shall be offered a one-year contract, renewable based on performance. (Please note that the TCV Project has been approved for a period of two years).

The contract shall be issued by SAMS, a respected HR agency, under third party outsourcing arrangements with WHO India.

8. REFERENCE: PHB-TCV

9. CONTACT INFORMATION:

Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612

10. APPLICATION PROCESS:

Eligible candidates interested in this position, are requested to apply to phb-tcv@sams.co.in, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organization and expected compensation, by or before July 15, 2018.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified women candidates to apply.