Level   2

Reports to (Hierarchical)

Laboratory Supervisor

Reports to (Functional)

Laboratory Supervisor

Job Family


Main Purpose

Assist the laboratory technician in carrying out laboratory-related activities, in accordance with his/her instructions and MSF protocols, security measures and hygiene standards, in order to help obtaining lab results that will help to determine patient’s treatment.


  • Assisting in carrying out laboratory exams, preparing material, reagents and environmental work conditions, etc.
  • Complying with at all times the hygiene protocols for individual and collective safety, with special focus on sterilizing the material.
  • Carrying out cleaning and washing activities in the laboratory facilities and material, and ensure proper waste separation and disposal.
  • Following all the administrative procedures, registering the patient’s data and his/her tests’ results, keeping track of all activities.
  • Participating, under the laboratory technician's supervision, in the efficient management and organisation of laboratory equipment and supply. (equipment user maintenance, stock follow-up, storage conditions, inventory, expired substances, etc.).
  • Reporting any problem arising in the laboratory, especially loss, robbery or damage of material.


Literacy required.


None is required.


Local language essential. Mission language desirable.


  • Commitment
  • Flexibility.
  • Stress Management.
  • Results.
  • Teamwork.
  • Service.

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