AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Counsellor / Midwife

Ethiopia-Addisababa
Req No
2014-2776
Category
Healthcare Center Operations
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

                               

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

 

Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide sound technical assistance to the project team in the implementation of HIV Mass mobilization and routine counseling and testing
  • Oversees counseling activities and ensures up to date practices are in place aimed at maintaining high quality of counseling and maximizing the use of all resources
  • Ensures adequate counseling procedures are in place for all counselors involved in the project
  • Facilitate linkage of AHF’s ART, PMTCT, TB programs with the HCT program
  • Participates in  the development, replication, and establishment of the counseling protocols and practices at all affiliated project sites
  • Participates in designing and determining patient flow systems for HCT at different sites to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Participates in planning and supportive supervision activities for all sites involved in the project
  • Provides training for counselors and other cadres on HCT
  • Writes reports on trainings, supportive supervisions, needs assessment, accountability, and any other documents as the need arises
  • Participates in conducting needs assessments and recommending trainings based on gaps identified

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of  Diploma  in Clinical Nursing from a recognized institution; having a psychology education or midwifery background is an added advantage
  • At least three years’ experience in HIV program management, with particular emphasis on HIV counseling, with an international NGO or developmental agency
  • Training in HIV management and HCT/PMTCT
  • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking
  • Enjoys working as a member of a cohesive multi-cultural team, and is good at doing so
  • Good communication skills in English and Amharic

 

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