AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Medical Officer - South Africa

Medical Officer - South Africa

Req No 
2016-4484
Job Locations 
South Africa-Umlazi
Category 
Medical
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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WHO WE ARE

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

 

 

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YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

  • Begins assigned clinics on time;
  • Provides clinical care and monitoring to patients;
  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines;
  • Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs;
  • Reviews laboratory test results and other reports;
  • Records physical findings and formulates plan and prognosis based on patient's condition; discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan;
  • Utilizes electronic medical records system to document patient care where available;
  • Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, occupational therapy or related therapeutic procedures; refills medication;
  • Refers patients to physician or specialist for consultation;
  • Reviews charts and performs peer reviews;
  • Completes diagnosis forms;
  • Attends weekly CME meetings, monthly medical staff meetings and other meetings as requested;
  • On patient admissions speaks in person to the AHF inpatient physician at the appropriate hospital, writes out an H&P (history and physical), writes admitting orders as appropriate and gives to patient to take to the emergency room if being admitted;
  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to provide coverage at other AHF sites upon request;
  • Other duties may be assigned.