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Sample Transport Courier (x3) at R4H

  • Full Time
  • Phalombe
  • Salary: 00

R4H

Employment Opportunity

R4H formerly known as Riders for Health (RFH) is a humanitarian non-governmental organisation working in Malawi to assist the Ministry of Health in establishing a well-coordinated, reliable national Sample Transport mechanism. R4H’s Vision & Mission is “To ensure health care reaches everyone, everywhere” and “Make the last mile the most important mile in health care delivery by creating efficient solutions for achieving truly equitable access to health care.”

R4H wishes to recruit suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill 3 Positions of Sample Transport Courier to be based at Thyolo, Dedza and Phalombe District Hospitals.

Purpose of the Post

The Sample Transport Couriers will be responsible for collecting samples from health centres and delivering them to the laboratories for testing using a motorcycle. They will work with the laboratory and health centre staff to ensure that test results are returned back to the health facilities in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collecting samples from health centres and delivering them to the laboratories for testing using motorcycles while adhering to set standards.
  2. Liaising (working together) with the laboratory and health centre staff to ensure that test results are returned back to the health facilities in a timely manner
  3. Data entry of all samples and results transported in R4H online platform using a tablet and ensure 100% submission compliance.
  4. Motorcycle management including daily checks, fuel management and updating of the motorcycle logbooks

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least five MSCE ordinary level passes including Mathematics and English
  • A certificate or diploma in public health, social sciences or related field will be an added advantage
  • Defensive Driving Certification
  • A clean class A driver’s license. (Motorcycle)

Basic First Aid practitioner qualification and data entry experience on mobile platforms or computer is highly desirable. Applicants MUST be originally from or should have resided in the district for a significant period.

Method Of Application

All applications should be submitted to the following email address: [email protected] along with CV, copy of a valid, driving/riding license and cover letter. Please note that hand delivery or hard copy applications will not be considered.  The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 5th July 2024 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

R4H is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or disabilities. R4H is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable people and therefore expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment”

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@r4hmw.org