Laboratoire national de santé(Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting a Quality Coordinator Environmental Medicine/Health (PhD) (m/f) for the Department Health Protection in a full time position (40h/week) with a permanent contract starting at the earliest convenience.
About the Laboratoire national de santé (LNS)
The “Laboratoire National de Santé” (LNS) is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. Organised as a multidisciplinary institute and supported by a professional services team, the LNS includes four scientific departments in the fields of medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine and health protection, in addition to hosting the National Center of Pathology and the National Center of Genetics. Its objective is to develop scientific and analytical expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases. Its ultimate mission is to serve patients and citizens and offer excellence in health care.
About the Department “Health Protection”
The Department Health Protection hosts three Units:
About the new discipline “Environmental Medicine/Health “
Luxembourg has launched the National Service for Environmental Medicine on 17th of November 2022. The goal of this outpatient clinic is to support the correct diagnosis of patients with health problems caused or aggravated by environmental or occupational exposures. These are mainly patients with complex pathologies who do not respond or respond to a lesser extent to the prescribed medication or treatments. They often suffer from their symptoms during several years and have visited several medical doctors, without substantial improvement of their health problems that affect increasingly their professional, social and daily life.
The medical consultations of the National Service for Environmental Medicine take place at the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM) at Niederkorn. Specialist-doctors in the domain carry out these consultations. Only patients who are referred by another physician (for example: general practitioner, pulmonologist, neurologist, …) are seen at the consultation. Once the correct diagnosis has been established, the specialist-doctors at CHEM refer the patient again to the prescribing or treating physician.
Within this new discipline, the Department Health Protection of the LNS is in charge of:
The Department Health Protection is now looking for an experienced and driving Quality Coordinator to establish and maintain a Quality Management System (QMS) for the new discipline Environmental Medicine/Health.
This list of tasks should not be considered exhaustive. Missions may vary depending on the specific needs of the Department and/or projects.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications by clicking on the button below. Applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis. Each application will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.
In the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate will be asked to provide supporting documents such as copies of diplomas and work certificates. A criminal record will also be requested for reference.