AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Medical Director Abuja Nigeria

Nigeria-Abuja
Req No
2017-6405
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

 

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Responsibilities

Leadership and Management Responsibilities

  • He/she oversees AHF medical operations in Nigeria and supports the Country Program Manager to efficiently and effectively deliver quality clinical services in the country.
  • Provides technical support to the Treatment program and work with the Prevention lead to ensures linkage to treatment and care program through well-established processes of patient linkages and service integration
  • Attends key technical partners meetings and provides feedback to management.
  • Leads the development of treatment work plans for all sites.
  • He/she participates in staff need assessment, interviewing, and induction of new hired staff.
  • He/she participates in setting performance targets and staff appraisal and addressing concerns of employees under his/her supervision.
  • Supports the operations of the programs in the country to ensure efficient service delivery in each site/program area

Clinical Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensures standard quality of clinical services is delivered at all AHF supported sites.
  • Provides periodic comprehensive support supervision reports, adhering to the tools provided by AHF
  • Promotes the implementation of standard operating procedures for all activities relating to good clinical practice and ensures functional QI teams are in existence at site levels
  • Strengthens and ensures TB/HIV, PMTCT, ART and other integrated services are delivered in an integrated service delivery model.
  • Ensures effective patient flow in all sites, especially those with high volume of patients and coordinate  periodic operations research to monitor performance and assure improved quality.
  • Identifies early warning resistance indicators and intervention strategies
  • Remains updated on current trends and standards in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and related illnesses
  • Participates in the elaboration/monitoring of annual targets and ensure that they are achieved in all regional sites
  • Is the point person for management of difficult cases

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership and mentorship to doctors, nurses, laboratory scientists, pharmacist working in the different facilities in the country to ensure continuous growth and learning
  • Works with the program pharmacist  to ensure that pharmacy operations are in accordance with good pharmacy practices
  • Identifies and promotes operational research at country level and builds capacity among the staff  in case presentations and elaboration of scientific papers

 

Qualifications

Education and Experiences:

  • Must be a Medical Doctor from a recognized institution. Additional qualification in Health systems management, public health or family medicine will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of Five years medical/health service experience preferred with a sound knowledge of basic medical disciplines to allow for accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of clinical problems.
  • Three years or more of recent experience with HIV/AIDS treatment; two years minimum of administration and program management experience with knowledge of clinical protocols and procedures in the management of HIV related diseases.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting required
  • Experience in quality management and assurance practices desired
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Research applications e.g SPSS, Epi-info etc

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