Jhpiego Site HIV Care and Treatment Providers - Clinical Mentor Jobs in Zambia

Jhpiego Site HIV Care and Treatment Providers - Clinical Mentor Jobs in Zambia


Job Purpose

  • The Site Care and Treatment Provider (Clinical Mentor) will implement and provide technical expertise in the area of ART for the Department of Defense (DOD) – funded HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment project at the site level. .

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide the complete range of services to ART (adult and pediatric) clients on a daily basis

    • Implement and provide leadership with DFZ staff at facility level in the provision of holistic clinical care of ART clients

    • Monitor and manage clients on ART

    • Work with ART adherence supporters to ensure clients are adherent and retained on ART

    • Work with facility in-charge and other stakeholders to develop QI plans. With support from COH, introduce, sustain and transition customer care approaches with providers using COH'S RECIPE model

    • With support from Demand Creation Advisor and COH, use HCD workshops to engage clinicians and beneficiaries in developing feasible plans that address their needs and acknowledge their understanding of challenges

    • Provide training and mentorship using Low Dose High Frequency (LDHF) and
    ECHO/eLearning platforms to build skills

    • Enhance community-facility coordination for effective decentralized services

    • Work with MER to observe and document trends related to viral load results for each client and per facility and report cases of
    high VL through relevant channels

    • Establish a system for daily data review on key indicators which includes reporting anomalies or data spikes to supervisor. Develop responsive action plan where appropriate

    • Attend Facility and Provincial led meetings in HIV

    • Complete weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as well as participate in DQA activities

    • Work closely with and supervise community volunteers

    Qualifications:

    • Degree/Diploma in Clinical/Medical Sciences Medical Licentiate OR Nurse Practitioner - Diploma/Degree

    • 5-6 years' experience in HIV care and treatment

    • Membership in Health Professions Council of Zambia or General Nursing Council of Zambia with valid practicing license

    • Experience working with the DFZ and/or other military populations/facilities preferred

    • Willingness and ability to work long hours outside of 8hrs

    • Willingness to work in the field and to support and supervise volunteers outside the facility

    • Ability to multi-task efficiently and prioritize activities in support of project goals and deadlines

    • Strong interpersonal communication skills

    • Ability to work in a team

    How to Apply

  • Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document, stating the position and location e.g. (Field HIV Care and Treatment Technical Officer - Kasama) in the subject line to the Human Resources Manager:

  • Zambiajobs@jhpiego.org:

  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted:

  • Closing date is Friday 31 July, 2020

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