Population Services International KP Clinical Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International KP Clinical Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 225256

Category: Health Care

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: XXX

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Position Title: KP Clinical Advisor

Department: HIV & TB

Function: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

[Level: D1

Reporting To: MULU KP Technical Director

Based in: Addis Ababa

Duration of contract: Indefinite based on performance and availability of funds

Remuneration: As per organization pay scale plus other PSI/Ethiopia staff benefits.

Application Deadline: October 18, 2019

Who we are?

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization.

We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries.

Join us!

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

PSI/Ethiopia wants reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door. We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.

We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.

We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage.

We are looking for a dynamic KP Clinical Advisor to support development and implementation of comprehensive interventions targeting key populations.

S/he will be the technical expert in planning & coordinating innovative strategies that aim at reaching the hard-to-reach individuals and community through availing comprehensive community-based HIV services.

He/ she will also be responsible to oversee MULU KP community-based intervention and support demand creation for HIV testing, ensuring targeted HIV testing for individuals with substantial HIV risk and support optimal linkage of HIV positives.

The KP Advisor will also be engaged in generating and analyzing KP-related performance data in line with MULU KP M&E requirements. He/she will also be accountable in ensuring the delivery of high quality KP friendly HIV services in coordination with DIC teams.

The KP Advisor will also be required to work with local implementing partners and other relevant stakeholders to facilitate the transfer of appropriate knowledge, skills, approaches and tools to address the HIV/STI prevention needs of the key populations.

She/he will be responsible to enhance the Index Case and Social network HIV testing in coordination with ICT Officers.

Key Result Areas:

  • Effective HIV programming
    targeting Key Populations
  • Demand creation of individuals at high-risk of HIV infection
  • HIV Case Identification of the hard-to-reach KPs
  • Capacity and capability building

    Sounds like you? Read on!

    Your contribution

  • Provide technical guidance and oversight in the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication interventions and HIV services to Key Populations
  • Assist the overall planning and implementation of HIV case identification through ICT/PNS, social network and targeted outreach testing
  • Contribute to the attainment of a 100% linkage of HIV positive individuals in coordination with the local implementing partners and public health facilities
  • Be actively involved in the expansion and scale up of PrEP, HIVST, ICT and HIV recency testing and case-based surveillance
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to community level providers in ensuring a KP friendly services
  • Provide tailored trainings to site level staff to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated HIV/STI/FP services
  • Ensure the technical capacity of local implementing partners is strengthened to implement HIV/STI prevention and behavior change communication activities
  • Review and analyze site level performance data, document and disseminate lesson learned and best practices

    Generic Duties of the Position:

  • Prepare work plans and monitor their execution
  • Coordinate a need based targeted HIV testing events in coordination with local implementing partners.
  • Conduct continuous review of HIV case identification plans and re-design strategies when and where needed.
  • Take part in the joint design and re-designing of innovative and tailored strategies to enhance new HIV case identification
  • Facilitate the distribution of HIV prevention commodities and supplies to target groups.
  • Support hotspot mapping for HIV testing targeting key populations
  • Play a leading role in supporting the MULU KP team in assessing HIV needs of KP and identifying service delivery outlets
  • Conduct supportive supervision to the community level MULU KP intervention activities.
  • Participate in TOT and basic trainings on comprehensive HIV services

    Job Requirements

    Background

  • Nurse, Medical Doctor or similar health background, with two years of experience on KP HIV programming required

    What would get us excited?

  • Having a track record of supporting the development of innovative HIV service delivery strategies targeting hard-to-reach KPs is an advantage
  • Experience in qualitative data collection among key populations
  • Good interpersonal communication skills

    How to Apply

    Are you intrigued? Apply!

    By following our 3 steps application process:

    1. Fill out the application form using the following link: Online Application Form. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.

    2. Send your CV and application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Clinical Advisor Position” in the subject line.

    3. Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application that means your application was successful. If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject.

    Application deadline October 18, 2019. We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides.

    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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