AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Medical Officer

Medical Officer

Req No 
2017-6778
Job Locations 
Swaziland-Manzini
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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  • JOB SUMMARY

    The incumbent will be expected to provide expert medical care, diagnosis and treatment of all patients in care at all AHF-Swaziland clinics in Swaziland.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    Medical Responsibilities include:

    • Maintains 40 hours weekly to see patients at the clinic, providing initiation, treatment, care and follow-up as required.
    • Ensures that all patients access various diagnostic tests. Analyses and evaluates medical procedures and diagnostic tests that promote good clinical outcomes in accordance to standard guidelines.
    • Provides leadership in analysis of reports, tests, examination and facilitation of referrals to medical specialists or other practitioners for specialized treatment.
    • Participates in setting up and ensuring that, referrals to government clinics is operational within the agreed context with the department of health and partner institutions.
    • Responsible for maintaining delivery of high quality medical care and efficiency of all services provided within the program.
    • Audits, deaths, drop outs and adherence to anti retro-viral therapy and makes or implement standard recommendations to clinic staff, for appropriate follow-up.
    • Responsible for chart review and peer review following the guidelines established by the Quality improvement committee. Must review at least 20 charts per week.
    • Participates in Africa medical staff, Quality Improvement meetings and medical directors meetings (at minimum once a month) to discuss difficult patients and management issues. At least two cases should be presented per quarter.
    • Ensures and monitors that all clinic staff participate in scheduled staff and recommended CME (continued medical education) in a manner that upholds peer interaction, with at least once monthly CMEs held per clinic site

     

    • Responsible for day to day medical operations of clinic, including but not limited to:
      • Develops departmental flow charts,
      • Designs and implements patient flow

     

    General duties are:

    • Participate in the preparation or gathering of data for monthly and quarterly reports.
    • Ensure a clean working environment and functional equipment for daily duties.
    • Participate in team de-briefing session’s monthly meetings.
    • Any other duties assigned to you by your supervisor.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    Supervises all clinical and non clinical staff involved in patient care to ensure that the organization’s mission and goal of providing cutting edge medicine is achieved.