AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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ART Aide Worker - Ethiopia

ART Aide Worker - Ethiopia

Req No 
2017-6432
Job Locations 
Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
Category 
Healthcare
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!

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Provision of ART Treatment support and follow up counseling for clients who may have adherence related challenges and complience to care
  • Provide emotional support and initial adherence counseling for patients who are newly enrolled to care and o the treatment program
  • Identify cases and families who may require additional support and thus develop care plan as per the standard recommendations
  • Using the appointment calendar / TB DOTs as standard tool, identify patients who missed their appointment, LTFU and Dropped from Follow up and do tracing as per the national strategy (home to home, telephone, using the treatment support group). Ensure to have appropriate and updated contact address for all enrolled
  • Do home visit to client who aren’t able to reach the clinic & those who need additional support
  • Assist in the facilitation of adult support group program, together with thte Adherence Supporter, and monitor their regular meeting
  • Facilitate the referral and linkage of patients who need the support of other related organizations (i.e. CBO, FBO, governmental organizations).
  • Escort patients to-and-fro the clinics and community; also accompany patients to hospitals or other higner medical centers whenver necessary
  • Support the clinical team (ART nurse, ART Data Clerk) in daily registration and patient chart extraction and arrangement
  • Ensure the documentation of all job specific activities: patient referral, tracing registration, adherence counseling registration, kit distribution registration, and appointment calendar
  • Execute adherence support related duties as directed by ART Nurse-in-charge, Clinical Officer, ART Clinician or Medical Director