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Job Title: HIV Clinician

Location: Benue, Nigeria

Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Sector: NGO

Responsibilities:  

•   Provides quality ART and palliative care to patients and families inline with national guidelines.

•   Examines, assesses and provides diagnosis and appropriate treatment of HIV associated opportunistic infections.

•   Arrange referrals to other health facilities for specified in-patient care.

•   Identifies psychological, social, and spiritual issues confronting ill patients and their families, and offer sensitive support and referral to other services.

•   Provides information to patients aimed at reducing vulnerability to disease and infection.

•   Prepare monthly reports for dissemination to country office and MOH/SACA partners.

Qualifications and Skills:

•   The ideal candidate should possess MBBS or MbChB degree.

•   Minimum of 2-3 years hands on experience in ART care.

•   Excellent skills in writing reports and summaries.

•   Sound technical and practical knowledge of clinical HIV medicine.

•   Experience in mentoring lower cadre health staff. Experience in Program management, specifically on preparation and management of budgets and work plans.

•   Advanced computer skills, including the ability to type quickly and to use Microsoft Office products, email and internet;

•   Ability to operate a scanner/printer machine.

•   Good training facilitation skills.

Note: This position requires a significant amount of travel within the rural communities.

Deadline 15th April, 2013.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international non-governmental organization based in Los Angeles, USA, and currently implementing HIV programs in 25 countries across Africa, Asia, Central America and Eastern Europe. The Nigeria program (AHF Nigeria) provides free HIV treatment and prevention services in collaboration with the Federal ministry of health. Our advocacy department works to provide a platform where key issues affecting access to HIV testing and treatment as well rights of people living positively can be addressed. We currently implement comprehensive anti retroviral services in government clinics in Benue, Kogi and the FCT. Our clinic sites are located in rural communities, where access to care remains challenging.

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