African Services Committee Health Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

African Services Committee Health Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

About African Services Committee Inc. Ethiopia (ASC-Ethiopia)

  • African Services Committee-Ethiopia (ASC) is a non-profit international humanitarian organization, founded in 2003 in Ethiopia and which has been registered and licensed by the Agency as a Foreign Charity bearing the number 0737. ASC currently operates in three regions of Ethiopia namely, Addis Ababa, Oromia (Zeway) and Tigray (Mekele) providing free of charge comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care and ARV treatment, Sexual and Reproductive

  • Health/Family Planning services, TB & STI testing and treatment, Care and Support Services for OVCs and PLHIV with comprehensive laboratory investigation services.

  • In addition we have a well-established youth resource and recreational centers located in the clinics.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide professional medical services including HIV management, ensuring comprehensive and quality ART service delivery for patients at ASC’s clinic

  • Ensure the enrollment of all newly registered clients to ASC’s clinic and facilitate referral linkages for those services which are not available at the clinic

  • Provide clinical guidance and supervision to medical staff across programmatic areas including PMTCT, TB/HIV co-management, OI management, STI, Family Planning, retention to care, management of malnutrition and other services, to ensure the quality of care and treatment are as per the set standards

  • Provides consultation on assessment, management and treatment of complicated medical cases and facilitate referrals to hospitals

  • Maintain legible, accurate, timely and confidential medical records in compliance with national and clinic standard formats

  • Prepare medical reports and medical certificates as required

  • Lead and facilitate ASC’s clinic supervision and mentorship conducted by external body and follow up the implementation of feedback and recommendation

  • Lead in quality assurance and improvement activities including QA activities and Peer review as needed

  • Serve in advisory role regarding medical practices in scaling up the service being provided at ASC

  • Provide leadership role to achieve goals set by government and those adopted by ASC

  • Serves as technical liaison with government, donor organizations, partners, private organization, and professional
    organizations to coordinate ASC efforts with government directions and policies and approaches in HIV treatment care and support interventions

  • Represent ASC to the professional medical community and other institutions as requested

  • In conjunction with the country/program director, provide perspective on any/all issues of concern to the clinic including input on strategic planning, clinical operations, program development and grant management

  • Assist in the development and oversight of ASC’s annual budgeting process

  • Track progress against program descriptions, implementation plans and work plans

  • Provide guidance for facilitating community linkages, review of patient flow at the clinic, improve and innovate adherence strategies and activities, develop, augment and boost referrals systems, improving information systems, etc…

  • Schedule and facilitate regular review meetings with medical team

  • Build technical capacity of ASC staffs via technical updates and review of norms

  • Support ASC’s technical and logistics activities at the clinic

  • Draft technical reports in line with program needs

  • Realize other functions as attributed

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health (Health Officer) from recognized institution with a valid release paper from government

  • A minimum of two years proven experience in provision of HIV/AIDS care and treatment

  • Training on ART management is mandatory

  • Training on PMTCT, HCT, TB/HIV, MDR TB, FP,

  • Nutritional management for PLHIV is a plus
    Experience developing technical documents and reports

  • Experience managing health programs including human resource at facility level

  • Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills with attention to details

  • Knowledgeable and sensitive to the medical needs of ASC’s diverse population

  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, in English and Amharic
    Proficiency in basic computer skill including the internet

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who meet the above minimum requirements are invited to send their applications, C.V. and non-returnable photocopies of their credentials to:

    African Services Committee,

    P.O. Box 9377

    Addis Ababa

  • All applications should be received within 10 days of this advertisement.

  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

  • “Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply”

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