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Job Title: Senior Clinical Service Associate (Palliative Care)

Location: Abuja

Organisation: Center for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) Nigeria

Responsibilities: – Incumbent will provide technical support for multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment, working with organization clinicians and health facility- based site teams to implement palliative care services to HIV/AIDS clients.  – Support the strengthening of leadership capacity of the supported facilities in the coordination with all stakeholders to ensure access to quality palliative care for HIV patients, to provide supervision on planning and implementation of all aspect of Home based care and palliative care that are consistent with the national HIV/AIDS plan in Nigeria.  –  Ensure the provision of quality services to VCs, PABAs and People Living with HIV.  – Ensure coordination and linkages of HIV services including Tuberculosis, Malaria and other diseases  –  Provide support for quality assurance and quality improvement at the facilities.  – Provision of ongoing mentoring and hands on supervision to site clinicians for effective services delivery – Render technical support to facility staff in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment.

Qualifications & Skills, Knowledge & Ability:  – Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or a related field – At least 3 years’ post NYSC experience working on international health issues including HIV, with at least two years working on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing programs in international or resource poor settings.  – Ability to work independently with strong problem solving skills – Ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action  – Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion.  – Experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a diplomatic and professional manner

General Requirements: – The position requires a candidate that is proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, computer applications and Internet/ Emails – Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills  – Significant amount of travel may be involved for all positions – Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.

Terms of Employment: – The organization offers highly competitive salary packages for all positions. – Appointments for each of these positions will be subject to a probationary period. – Local terms and conditions are applicable.

How to Apply:

Interested/qualified candidates must apply by email with CV and a suitability statement of not more than 200 words as a Microsoft Word attachment to hr@cihpng.org.

The subject of the email should be the POSITION title and the applicant’s full name e.g. Finance Associate – Maria John. Applications not sent in this format will NOT be processed. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 10th January 2013.

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