Call for Application: Clinical Specialist – ESM (16 positions)

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 5 months ago

Grade Level: Consultancy

Location: Anambra

Duration: 9 months with possibility of extension (based on performance)

No of Consultants: 16

Commencement Date: 22nd January 2024

Supervisor: Cluster Leads

Background

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. It was established as indigenous organizational, registered in 2009 with its headquarter in Abuja, and presence in the four geopolitical regions of Nigeria.  It aims to provide technical assistance to the government and people of Nigeria in the implementation of public health and development programs.

The Global Fund Grant Cycle (GC7) is to ensure a coordinated and intensive effort to scale up the prevention, identification, and treatment of HIV in both general and key populations in Anambra state. The focus will be on facility and community-based approaches to reach epidemic control, and in addition, ensure improvement in the coverage of pregnant women on ART as well as target KP and AGYW programs.

Hence, the consultant will support the implementation of the GC7 grant at Enhanced Site Management facilities in the state.

Key roles:

The services of the consultant will include but not limited to the following:

  • Provide clinical support at health facility level related to clinical management of HIV/TB in line with Global Fund strategic direction, global approaches, and emerging environmental priorities.
  • Oversee the implementation of integrated HIV, TB, NCD and other medical services at facility level.
  • Work with relevant staff to coordinate the implementation of facility-based programs in relation to clinical management of HIV/AIDS.
  • Oversee capacity-building activities to transfer skills, knowledge, and technology to the Government of Nigeria staff and stakeholders at the individual, facility, and levels to lead the HIV response and create effective linkages between facility and community services.
  • Facilitate the clinical assessment of all patients diagnosed with HIV and ensure same-day commencement of treatment for eligible patients.
  • Facilitate diagnosis of advanced HIV disease and linkage to the appropriate treatment services.
  • Oversee the activities of the other ESM staff in the facility, including all categories of adhoc staff.
  • Be responsible for managing clients with complicated medical history and conditions.
  • With guidance from the Cluster Lead, represent AHNI in meetings, discussions, and relevant forums on issues related to HIV/TB prevention, treatment, and care.

Recruitments:

  • MD, MBBS with 2 to 3 years post NYSC experience in clinical management of HIV/TB.
  • Possession of a post graduate degree in a related field is an added advantage.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and maintain productive relations with the team; resourcefulness, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast changing and challenging environment.
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different databases (DHIS or NMRS) is a plus.
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Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Resume and a one-page Cover Letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to the “PCT Unit” via: gf_advert@ahnigeria.org using their Full Name, the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail. (e.g., “OKEY MUSA ADEOYE, Logistics Technician – Lagos”).

Deadline for submission of application is 16th January 2024.

Note:

  • Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
  • Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. AHNI is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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