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Apply For Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative Recruitment 2021

Apply For Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative Recruitment 2021
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Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative Recruitment 2021

Recruitment, apply for Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative recruitment 2021 below.

 

 

Newsonline reports that Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Clinical Officer

Location: OSS Jalingo, Taraba

Background

  • Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative, a sub-recipient to FHI360 is Implementing the Global Fund National Aligned HIV/AIDS Intervention Grant in Taraba state among Key Populations. AHNi through the OSS provides comprehensive KP services to Clients at the OSS.
  • In the light of the above, the organization seeks to engage the services of the under-listed consultant for the provision of comprehensive services to attain the UNAIDS 95-95-95 goals on the grant.

Job Description / Specific Deliverables
Area 1 – Technical Leadership:

  • Provide technical leadership and technical support related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS and Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to Key populations (MSM, FSW and PWID).
  • Provide ART services to Key Populations in line with current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and national guidelines both at the OSS and through mobile ART sites.
  • Oversee clinical HIV treatment protocols in each clinical department to reflect the needs of the Keys populations and ensure consistency of treatment services throughout the OSS.
  • Ensure seamless delivery of service for clients from intake through discharge at the OSS.
  • Review and assess client treatment protocols and plans, including short- and long-term goals.
  • Review clinical records to evaluate the necessary level of client care
  • Develop concept papers and research papers to improve and or extend existing studies in the management of HIV/AIDS activities.

Area 2 – Supervision of Clinical Services including mobile ART:

  • Effectively manage and supervise other health service providers, volunteers, and case managers at the OSS as well as mobile ART teams.
  • Advise project team on national and state policies, procedures, and licensing requirements and ensure compliance with all requirements and/or mandatory inspections.
  • Prepare a formal evaluation of employee performance as scheduled and required.
  • Supervise weekly/monthly clinical staff meetings.
  • Identify and advise project management on the training needs of all clinical staff to ensure a high degree of HIV treatment and care knowledge throughout the OSS.
  • Work with clinical and support staff to maintain a high degree of professionalism and excellent customer service.
  • Integrate OSS and mobile ART services with other project activities to enhance the achievement of project outcomes.

Area 3 – Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Provide support to the Strategic Information (SI) unit to manage data collection for service delivery to Key Populations in project communities using nationally approved tools.
  • Ensure timely submission of quality reports to the FHI360 State office and Headquarters on a monthly and quarterly basis or as required.
  • Support for data analysis, interpretation, and use at the OSS. Use of data at facility level for decision-making towards improving service delivery at the OSS.

Area 4 – Finance / Admin:

  • Support the development of budgets and work plans for clinical services in the OSS.
  • Provide support for prompt retirement of cash expenditure and advances.

Area 5 – Other assignments:

  • Proactively seek out and report relevant opportunities, success stories, linkages, or challenges that may promote clinical services for the project.
  • Carry out any assignment as may be decided by FHI360 and the supporting SR.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • University Degree in Medicine (MBBS), Clinical Management Training and other relevant Trainings in HIV comprehensive Care and Treatment with at least 3 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with the ARV program
  • Proven experience in HIV Counselling and Testing, planning, and facilitating technical training
  • Familiarity with HIV Data capturing tools.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance
  • Ability to represent AHNi to KP community service.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver on tasks with minimal supervision
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills
  • Must be an indigene of the state and should be able to communicate effectively in the local language.

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