Sample Transporter

Location East London, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Transportation & Logistics
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address East London


Job summary

The incumbent will be responsible for the transportation of Samples from health facilities to testing Hubs in supported districts.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Follow daily and weekly schedule of visits to the hospital, Health Centers, and post office.

Collect samples from the facilities and deliver them to the Hub Laboratory and in a timely manner.

Check the hub laboratory on daily basis to Pick results and/or deliver them to respective facilities.

Transportation and management of samples in line with the National and international Biosafety regulations.

Keep motorbike and other equipment including safety gear and carrying box well maintained and safe from theft.

Maintain comprehensive records of samples collected, results picked and delivered, bike maintenance/repairs and daily movements made.

Work with the hub coordinator and DLFPs to ensure timely distribution of EQA samples.

Communicate (phone or physical) immediately to the hub coordinator in case of inability to move to the lower facilities or if anything happens which interferes with sample transportation.

Prepare and submit weekly reports to the hub coordinator.

Keep a copy of valid riders’ permit at all times

Required Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Abilities

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent from a recognized school/institution.

Should have a valid riding permit with class A

Riding experience of at least 3 years

Defensive riding certificate is an added advantage.

Certificate level training in laboratory techniques will be an added advantage.

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