Job Summary

Join Heartland Alliance Nigeria Team to provide the essential program support necessary to implement HALG’s innovative programs

  • Minimum Qualification: MBBS
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the implementation of all clinical related activities within and outside the One Stop Shop (OSS) and represents HALG in technical working groups at the state level
  • Ensures clinical related services are provided within and outside the OSS in an ethically, legally and morally sound environment for the benefit of the clients 
  • Drive the enrolment and retention of all HIV positive clients into care, treatment and support services 
  • Serves as focal person for ART enrolment, leadership of the switch committee and management of virally unsuppressed clients
  • Responsible for the attainment of ART treatment cascade goals for the field office 
  • Lead in the provision of care, treatment and support services for HIV positive clients at the field level 
  • Lead the implementation of add-ons clinical interventions and management of co-morbidities among KP PLHIV and Serves as coordinator of HAN trauma informed mental health services at the field level
  • Lead in the provision of STI management services at the field office level 
  • Support the Research unit, documentation, and publications
  • Other duties as assigned 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • A degree in Medicine 
  • Clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and antiretroviral treatment (2years preferable) 
  • Excellent and proven knowledge of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS treatment 
  • Experience in training and excellent interpersonal skills 

 

Other Competencies:

  • Time Management – Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision. 
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness 
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs. 
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events 
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community. 
  • Non-discriminatory- Do not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits 

 

Language Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills 
  • Knowledge of Local Language preferred 

 

Computer Skills: 

  • Medium- level computer skills in MS Excel, Access and Office 
  • Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance 

 

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 
  • The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office. 
  • The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environments. 

The employee will be required to work directly with populations that are vulnerable and at high risk of HIV and Human rights violation.

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