Medical Laboratory Scientist - National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory
I am an energetic lady and enthusiastic professional 56 years old with a General Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences with the Zimbabwe Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences. I am a proactive versatile scientist with the ability to perform and evaluate multiple diagnostics procedures and perspective and supportive communicator who can be adaptable to multicultural and multifunctional environments and also willing to learn. I do have additional TB control program courses in : Budget Planning and Project Management for TB Control, Human Resources Development and Management for TB Control and Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control.
I am presently employed and working in the National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory under the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) Ministry of Health and Childwelfare as a principal medical laboratory scientist. I have 12 years of experience in the National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory and the National Tuberculosis Programme performing all the required national duties required by the NTP TB Smear Microscopy Network and conducting TB culture and drug sensitive tests for diagnosing MDR-TB including policy formulation and external quality assurance. Within the 12 years I have four years in the managerial post acting as Chief Medical Laboratory Scientist. I am affiliated to non-governmental organization (Community Based Early TB Diagnosis Initiative and Consultancy) on my spare time I coordinate advocacy, communication and social mobilization for TB control.
I am computer literate with the knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, Excel and Internet.