Action Against Hunger leads the global movement to end hunger. We innovate solutions, advocate for change, and reach 24 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, our 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. We strive to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.
Action Against Hunger USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network. As an independent NGO, Action Against Hunger USA currently manages operations in 8 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia and Haiti. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $100 million in programs, and approximately 1,800 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.
Summary of Position
The lab technician will be responsible for performing various laboratory tests to support medical diagnoses, surgery, and patient care. He/She will collect and process samples, operate laboratory equipment, analyze data, and maintain accurate records. The lab technician plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of laboratory results and contributes to the overall functioning of the healthcare team.
The purpose of the lab technician role is to provide accurate and timely laboratory testing and analysis, aiding in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, monitoring patient health, and supporting medical research. He/She will assist in maintaining a well-functioning laboratory and contribute to the delivery of high-quality patient care.
The lab technician will engage in a variety of tasks within the laboratory setting. He/She will receive and process samples, perform laboratory tests, analyze results, maintain laboratory equipment, troubleshoot issues, record data, and collaborate with healthcare professionals to ensure the accuracy and integrity of laboratory findings.
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Action Against Hunger-USA provides all staff with an attractive salary & benefits package. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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