AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Consultant - Medical Officer

Consultant - Medical Officer

Req No 
2017-6559
Job Locations 
Sierra Leone
Category 
Medical
Type 
Contract

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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

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

Leadership and Management

  • Provide supervision and mentorship of medical providers and evaluates staff performance
  • Support Clinical Officers in ensuring proper management and maintenance of logistics, supplies, equipment and infrastructure of their respective clinics
  • Support the Clinical Officers in timely compilation of reports including accountabilities and on-ward submission to CPM
  • Attends operational and other relevant meetings at the clinics and foster team functionality
  • Work with CPM in building and maintaining partnerships with key stakeholders in AIDS and medical service delivery
  • Works in liaison with other relevant officers on special projects such as renovations, construction, research etc
  • In collaboration with clinical teams, plans, budget and coordinate outreaches for prevention, testing , care and treatment
  • Liases and coordinates partner activities where there is a collaboration involving delivery of services
  • Serves as AHFs advocate at the site level
  • Relays information that affects AHFs implementation of activities or progress expressly to the CPM

 

Clinical Care

  • Constitutes and oversees activities of a clinical team and ensures that the team meets regularly
  • Ensures that staff adhere to and operate according to set national and international standards
  • Ensures provision of high quality care and service delivery at the center
  • Responsible for patient chart review and peer review following the guidelines established by the Policies and Procedures Committee
  • Provides clinical care in conjunction with other team members
  • Ensuring effective implementation of static and outreach services
  • Participate in or lead training activities as may be required
  • Attend medical provider meetings (at minimum, once a month) to discuss difficult patients.
  • Advice in maintaining adequate provider staffing in the healthcare center to ensure smooth flow of patients. This will include supporting coordination of vacation schedules such that not more than one provider is out on scheduled vacation.
  • Maintains provider productivity to standards set by AHF management. This will include counseling staff and troubleshooting as necessary. Further help can be obtained by contacting the CPM or the Bureau Chief as required.
  • Ensure organization and attendance of healthcare center medical staff at weekly CME seminars and recommending CME (Continuing Medical Education) programs as appropriate based on peer reviews.
  • Visit the clinics at least three days a week