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Career for Infection Prevention Assistant at Marie Stopes Nigeria (MSION)

Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is a results-orientated Social Business, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services. MSION is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 42 countries worldwide.
The core responsibility of the position of the Infection Prevention Assistant is to use your:
■ initiative ■ energy ■ persistence ■ results orientation
■ drive ■ integrity ■ enthusiasm ■ commitment to personal development
To further MSI’s partnership mission: enabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.

Job Title: Infection Prevention Assistant

Location: Lagos
Reporting to: Centre Coordinator
Duration of contract: 2 years
Probation Period: 6 months
Your responsibilities as an Infection Prevention Assistant shall include;
  • Keeping the entire office, its surroundings, client care areas and all used medical equipment tidy, neat and clean at all time
  • Encourage a commitment to accommodating clients’ special needs such as flexibility on working hours, strict privacy and confidentiality to generate demand for MSION services.
  • Ensure proper management and disposal of both general and medical waste.
  • Assist the clinical team in providing approved services trained on infection prevention
  • Assist with maintaining medical stock/a drug inventory and ordering register
  • Ensure all clinical Instruments are washed, sterilised and stored properly
  • Ensure all the drapes are properly washed and stored
  • Run errands including banking of daily income for the teams when appropriate
  • Promote and maintain a welcoming, friendly, professional and efficient atmosphere towards all clients at all times
  • Carry out any other lawful duties assigned by the outreach Team Leader.
  • Assist with administrative work within limits when necessary
  1. Must have at least basic education to be able to read and write English.
· Organisation, initiative, tidiness and courtesy.
· English and local languages
· Capacity to work as a team member
· At least 2 years experience working in a similar role {Essential}
· Experience of working in a clinical environment{Essential}
· Excellent provider of client- interaction skill{Essential}
· Good written and verbal communication skill {Desirable}
· Articulate and analytical with attention to detail{Essential

How to apply:
Interested candidates should apply by email with CV and suitability statement as a single attachment to career@mariestopes.org.ng not later than Friday, 19th August 2016. MSION is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving gender balance within the organization. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE/LOCATION and the CV/Suitability statement should be saved in theapplicant’s full name. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.NOTE: Shortlisting will start as soon as we start receiving applications and deadline might be changed without prior notice.


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