Call for Application: Clinical Specialist – OSS (1 position)

Global Fund - GC7
Anambra
Posted 2 months ago

Grade Level: Consultancy

Location: Anambra

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

No of Consultants: 1

Commencement Date: 22nd January 2024

Supervisor: Senior Technical Officer – Key Populations

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 the one stop shop.

Key roles:

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

  • Provide ART services to Key Populations in line with current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and national guidelines both at the OSS and through mobile ART.
  • Oversee clinical HIV management interventions for key populations in the OSS
  • Review clinical records to evaluate the necessary level of client care.
  • Effectively manage and supervise other clinical team members, health service providers, volunteers and case managers at the OSS as well as DICs.
  • Supervise weekly/monthly clinical staff meetings, Integrate OSS and Community services with other project activities to enhance the achievement of project outcomes.
  • Provide support to the Strategic Information (SI) unit to manage data collection for service delivery to Key Populations in project communities using nationally approved tools.
  • Support for data analysis, interpretation and use at the OSS.
  • Use of data at facility level for decision making towards improve service delivery at the OSS.
  • Preparation of program reports, proactively seek out and report relevant opportunities, success stories, linkages or challenges that may promote clinical services for the project.
  • Carry out any assignment as assigned.

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.
  • Experience working with key population is essential.
  • 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.

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: GC7Advert@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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