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AIDS Healthcare Foundation - Ethiopia

Location:

AHF-Kolfe Clinic, AA, Ethiopia 

Category/Specialization:

Health Care

Employment Type:

Full time

Job Views:

241

Posted:

07.12.2018

Closing Date:

07.17.2018

Salary:



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Job Description:

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global not-for-profit organization that provides cutting edge medicine and advocacy regardless of individuals' ability to pay. Since 1987, AHF has cared for thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. As we create and implement unparalleled programs in new communities globally, we expand delivery of healthcare and influence over policy with the sole aim of saving more lives.
Currently AHF is providing HIV treatment and care to more than 930,000 patients in 41 countries worldwide. Headquartered at Los Angeles, California, USA, AHF is striving to replicate such achievents to countries like Ethiopia so that needy citizens get the chance to benefit from the program.
To deliver the said services effectively and efficiently, AHF wishes to recruit a dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven, and result oriented professionals to fill required positions.

Essential duties and responsibilities:-
  • In close collaboration with the ART Clinician and other clinical staffs, ensure the provision of comprehensive, quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV co management, OI management, and Prevention with positive (Pwp), STI/SCM, care for HEI, management of malnutrition, FP integration, retention to care, treatment failure,  MDR TB, etc.
  • Refill regular medication for patients who do not need physician attention and facilitate physician consultation as needed
  • Support community component of the program including outreaches and mobilization for care and treatment
  • Participate in review meetings and CAM as required and share the experience and resolution to MDAT
  • Provide adherence counseling during initiation of ART and preparation for ARV treatment
  • Take part in Adherence Support Group activities: Recruitment, coordination of meeting, etc.
  • Facilitate disclosure of HIV test result with designated patient supporter or partner/family
  • Coordinate the adherence support program: Supervise Adherence Supporter’s daily activity (including appointment calendar registration, defaulter tracing), review their report, coordinate treatment support groups
  • Coordinate the nutrition support program including registration and reporting.
  • Coordinate HEI program including registration and reporting
  • Establish and strengthen the referral linkage of patient for community service and within the facility. Register and follow the outcome of the referral and support patients in the preparation   of medical certificate, medical reports. and related services
  • Participate in the multidisciplinary AIDS team (MDAT) meetings
  • Coordinate HIV-FP integration: Avail FP methods, counsel and provide methods, register and report
  • Coordinate TB-DOTS program: TB/HIV activities: TBIC, intensive case finding and INH provision, registration, monitoring, and reporting
  • Take part in the implementation of a continuous quality assurance and improvement program at the clinical service by participating in qualitative/quantitative measurement on regular basis. Strive for high quality and client centered service (simplified work flow & shorter waiting time)
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation and utilization of national ART recording formats of all treatment services (i.e. patient chart forms, lab investigation result, FP register, HEI) and other facility specific clinical service registration formats (such as daily registration). Prepare and deliver reports using the appropriate formats
  • In collaboration with the ART Clinician, provide emergency care for clients who need pre-referral resuscitation
  • Participate in the development of annual/quarter plan and monitor their implementation
 
 

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma in Clinical Nursing from a recognized institution; having other additional health background is an added advantage
  • At least three years’ experience in HIV program activities, with particular emphasis on ART service delivery, in a similar international NGO or developmental agency
  • Training on ART would be a necessity; additional training on PMTCT, HCT and TB/HIV, MDR TB, Nutritional management  for  PLWH  is an advantage
  • Enjoys working as a member of a cohesive multi-cultural team, and is good at doing so
  • Basic computer/software skills and abilities required
  • Good communication skills in English and Amharic

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by email to: Regional Human Resources Manager – AHF Africa Bureau, through: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org
The application must include cover letter of interest, detailed updated CV, copy of academic documents and other credentials, and must be submitted before the deadline.
Workstation for all positions will be in Addis Ababa
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
 
NB:- Please don’t forget to write the position you are applying on the subject line of your email.



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AIDS Healthcare Foundation - Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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