AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Clinical Officer

Clinical Officer

Req No 
2017-6904
Job Locations 
Zambia-Lusaka
Category 
Healthcare
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

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!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensures compliance with productivity standard by coordinating patient scheduling. .

 

  • Examines diagnoses and treats diseases of infants, children and adults.

 

  • Determines need for patient examinations and laboratory investigations and be able to interpret findings and test results.

 

  • Advises patients’ concerning diet, hygiene and methods for prevention of disease

 

  • Assists counselors with disclosure of HIV status to paediatric clients.

 

  • Refers patients to medical specialists or other practitioners for specialized treatment..

 

  • Prepares and reviews case histories and clinical records of infants, children and adults.

 

  • Authorizes refills for medications.

 

  • Completes patient diagnosis forms.

 

  • Attends some of clinic case conferences to discuss difficult patients.

 

  • Works with the clinic team to accommodate urgent care/walk-in patients.

 

  • Schedules vacation or conference leave time at least one month in advance.  .

 

  • Works with the responsible staff to ensure all reports needed from the sites are processed and sent to AHF Zambia office in a timely manner

 

  • Works with the clinic in-charge to ensure all supplies required for the smoothing running of the clinic are available at all times

 

Participation in AHF Meetings/Committees

  • Medical Staff Meeting
  • General Staff Meeting
  • CME activities