Project Technician III (laboratory Technician) jobs in Chennai - National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey is a time bound activity and is crucial for Ending TB in India and is planned to be undertaken on mission mode. High level of commitment is required with a will to work on Sundays & holidays (except, important local holidays). Job requires continuous field work throughout the country in various States/UTs for all posts. Preference will be given to those having working experience in National Health Surveys/ similar activities. Candidates are invited to attend Walk-In Interview / Written Test for the below mentioned ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, No.1, Mayor Satyamoorthy Road,Chetpet,Chennai-600031.

Essential Qualification : 12th pass in science subjects with any one of the following: (i) Two years Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or (ii) One year Diploma in Med Laboratory Technology with one year laboratory experience in a recognised organization/institution or (iii) Two years laboratory experience in a government recognised organisation/institution.

Desirable Qualification : 1. Experience in culture and DST for mycobacterium tuberculosis. 2.Two years experience in RNTCP as LT.

Job Specifications / Responsibilities : 1.Get trained in Protocol of State TB Prevalence Survey, Tamil Nadu as well as SOPs and training manuals. 2. Get trained in SOPs of RNTCP and National Lab committee recommendations for Intermediate Reference Laboratories. 3. Achieve necessary skills to perform CBNAAT, testing, sputum microscopy, C&DST and Blood tests using autoanalyzer before Survey commencement. 4. Perform safe opening of all sputum specimens received by IRL. 5. Maintain a register of entries of all sputum specimens received from Survey Teams. 6. Inform the Survey Team & local DTO & STLS about the instances of leakage, contamination etc. suggesting action e.g. Repeat sample collection. 7. Perform processing of all received samples at IRL and decontamination by NALC-NAOH method 8. Perform direct Flurochrome- Microscopy on all sputum sample received. 9. Perform DNA extraction (following all steps of PCR) for Line Probe assay on all sputum sample received.

Upper Age Limit : 30 years.

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About National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

The following posts are to be filled purely on contract basis for 2 months, in the non-institutional ad-hoc project titled ‘Targeted Intervention to expand and strengthen TB Control in tribal population and Strengthening implementation and operational research under RNTCP in India’ at Gujarat, implemented by this Institute.
Qualification : Graduate in Anthropology / Sociology / Life Sciences /psychology/social work/ medical sociology/ from a recognized University.
Desirable Qualification : Experience of working in Tribal area A degree/diploma in public health or equivalent. Two years experience of working in National TB Programmes or two years experience of working in field based projects.
Age Limit : Not exceeding 35 Years.
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