AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Clinical Officer - Zambia

Zambia
Req No
2016-5566
Category
Medical
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

  • Management and coordination of clinic activities;
  • Provides day to day management of HIV/AIDS patients including patients on ART;
  • Effective and active management of clients at the CCC;
  • Maintenance and ordering of OI’s, and other non-pharmaceuticals;
  • Ensures proper patient record keeping on ART, Pre ART, and other records according to the M.O.H guidelines and stock keeping on all drugs at the CCC;
  • Organize for patient follow-up in collaboration with the community programs for default clients;
  • Responsible for making and sending timely reports to the National Medical Director and other personnel, as required;
  • Works in partnership with the hospital committee team and other stakeholders;
  • Provides leadership and supervision of junior staff.

Qualifications

Diploma in Clinical Medicine

 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Fluent in at least 2 of the local languages.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and health related issues;
  • 3-5 years of field experience in Clinical management of HIV/AIDS and managing public health / international development programs;
  • Highly skilled in HIV/AIDS programming, preferably within an African context,funded by major donors, such as the U.S. Government, World Bank, Global Fund for AIDS, TB, and Malaria, corporations, foundations, etc.;
  • Must be culturally sensitive and able to work in a wide variety of settings and cultures.

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