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  • Posted on: 27 June, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF), is a legally registered NGO operating in Nigeria, AHF-Nigeria collaborates with the Federal Government of Nigeria and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key. To meet the above needs, the program wishes to recruit dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fill the following vacant positions below:

    Laboratory Technicians - 4 positions

     

    Job description

    To provide laboratory oversight in AHF site and adherence to standard laboratory protocols in the country program. Involved in training, support supervision, mentorship and team building exercises for other lab staff.

    Directly supervises laboratory technicians and other lab staff in running the Partec CD4, hematology and chemistry machines. Ensures that high quality of laboratory services is maintained at all AHF supported healthcare centers within your jurisdiction.
    • Participates in planning, overseeing and supervising activities for the laboratory function for the site;
    • Performs basic laboratory assays CD4 tests, Heamatology and Chemistry as well as other tests as required;
    • Oversees laboratory services provision and ensures standard, and current practices are in place for maintaining high quality laboratory services and maximizing the use of all resources;
    • Ensures compliance and implementation of laboratory protocols, and support other affiliated labs staff -lab technicians, assistants and HIV Medics involved with the lab function;
    • Coordinates with all laboratory vendors( outside contractors) at the site level to ensure that the process of handling patient samples and delivery of results is efficient and effective;
    • Performs quality control checks and maintenance for the Partec CD4 machine in the site lab, and other laboratory tests performed within the labs;
    • Participates in the development and replication of the AHF Nigeria laboratory protocols and practices at all affiliated healthcare centers; promoting quality of services based on timeliness in reporting results.
    • Participates in training, mentorship and team building exercises for laboratory staff;
    • Participates in inventory control management for laboratory supplies and reagents under AHF Nigeria for supported site;
    • Participate in EQA, proficiency testing activities.
    • Ensures the compilation of monthly laboratory inventory at the Healthcare Centers;
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • BMLS Medical Laboratory science; AIMLS
    • A minimum of two years post NYSC experience in a similar position.
    • Experience with CD4 , hematology and chemistry systems.
    • High analytical skills, quality control and basic knowledge of HIV laboratory monitoring.
    • Computer proficiency an added advantage.
    • BMLS Medical Laboratory science; AIMLS
    • A minimum of two years post NYSC experience in a similar position.
    • Experience with CD4 , hematology and chemistry systems.
    • High analytical skills, quality control and basic knowledge of HIV laboratory monitoring.
    • Computer proficiency an added advantage.

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    ART Clinician/Site Coordinator

     

    Job description

    AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

    Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

    If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

    Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

    AHF’s Core Values Are To Be
    • Patient-Centered
    • Value Employees
    • Respect for Diversity
    • Nimble
    • Fight for What’s Right
    STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!
    • The ART clinician oversees the ART, PMTCT and prevention services of the AHF program at the facility level. This position is crucial to the achievement of AHF Nigeria’s programmatic targets and objectives
    • In close coordination with the facility medical staff, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.
    • Coordinate monthly patient care team meetings.
    • Ensure efficient management of AHF’s finances and provide complete, timely and accurate reports.
    • Implement a continuous quality assurance and improvement program at the site level.
    • Ensures that all disseminated protocols are strictly adhered to by site staff.
    • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all services provided.
    • Implement operational research protocols to answer important questions within AHF’s treatment and prevention programs.
    • Ensure quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site.
    • Any other assignments as assigned by supervisor
    • University graduate in Medicine.
    • At least two to three years post NYSC experience in HIV treatment programs.
    • Experience in program management.
    • Experience with operational research and evidence based healthcare is an added advantage.
    • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.
    • University graduate in Medicine.
    • At least two to three years post NYSC experience in HIV treatment programs.
    • Experience in program management.
    • Experience with operational research and evidence based healthcare is an added advantage.
    • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.

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    Senior Nursing Officers - 3 positions

     

    Job description

    AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

    Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

    If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

    Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

    AHF’s Core Values Are To Be
    • Patient-Centered
    • Value Employees
    • Respect for Diversity
    • Nimble
    • Fight for What’s Right

    STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!
    • In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.
    • Supervises the provision of skilled nursing procedures (i.e. dressing changes).
    • Ensures that medication administration is within the scope of practice of the licensee.
    • Directly performs or monitors the provision of phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered.
    • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
    • Acts as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care in the health facilities.
    • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
    • Supervises the provision of patient and family education in supported health facilities.
    • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
    • Mentors and ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
    • Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.
    • Supports the ART nurses to establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.
    • Supervise community program staff and ensure achievement of targets as well as timely preparation and dissemination of reports.
    • Responsible for identifying training needs, conduct capacity building for health care workers in supported health centers.
    • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
    • Ensures that all disseminated protocols are strictly adhered to by site staff.
    • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all services provided.
    • Implement operational research protocols to answer important questions within AHF’s treatment and prevention programs.
    • Any other duty designated by the Nurse Manager.
    • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
    • MPH degree would be an added advantage
    • At least three years’ experience in HIV program management.
    • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
    • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.
    • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
    • MPH degree would be an added advantage
    • At least three years’ experience in HIV program management.
    • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
    • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.

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    ART Clinicians - 2 positions

     

    Job description

    The ART clinician oversees the ART, PMTCT and prevention services of the AHF program at the facility level. This position is crucial to the achievement of AHF Nigeria’s programmatic targets and objectives.
    • In close coordination with the facility medical staff, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.
    • Coordinate monthly patient care team meetings.
    • Ensure efficient management of AHF’s finances and provide complete, timely and accurate reports.
    • Implement a continuous quality assurance and improvement program at the site level.
    • Ensures that all disseminated protocols are strictly adhered to by site staff.
    • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all services provided.
    • Implement operational research protocols to answer important questions within AHF’s treatment and prevention programs.
    • Ensure quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site.
    • University graduate in Medicine.
    • At least two to three years post NYSC experience in HIV treatment programs.
    • Experience in program management.
    • Experience with operational research and evidence based healthcare is an added advantage.
    • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.
    • University graduate in Medicine.
    • At least two to three years post NYSC experience in HIV treatment programs.
    • Experience in program management.
    • Experience with operational research and evidence based healthcare is an added advantage.
    • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.

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    HIV Prevention Coordinators - 2 positions

     

    Job description

    Overview

    AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

    Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

    If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

    Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

    AHF’s Core Values Are To Be

    • Patient-Centered
    • Value Employees
    • Respect for Diversity
    • Nimble
    • Fight for What’s Right

    STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

    Responsibilities

    • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at Biomedical Prevention of HIV (including Testing and Counseling).
    • Coordinates the provision of community HCT outreaches according to acceptable protocols and in line with the national guidelines.
    • Scale up and strengthen the provision of HCT through provider initiated testing and counseling approaches (PITC).
    • Contributes to the design and implementation of approaches in other prevention strategies-including but not limited to Blood and Injection safety, Post exposure prophylaxis, HIV Testing and Counseling, and PHDP.
    • Ensures effective and strategic leadership for HCWs at heath facilities and partners within the continuum of care.
    • Support the design and implementation of prevention programs for MARPs and other key populations (i.e. as female sex workers, Adolescent and young persons as well as PWID).
    • Contribute to the capacity building of HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to HIV prevention programs.
    • Provides technical assistance to health facilities, CBOs sub-partners on strategic program implementation.
    • Support and strengthen collaboration among CBO partners involved in HIV programs and promotes use of national and internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV biomedical interventions / services among AHF sponsored or supported programs in Nigeria.
    • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
    • Ensure effective data entry, manage and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools for all HIV prevention programs.
    • Assist to ensure coordinated inventory management, performs a monthly stock count; and reports appropriately.
    • Represents AHF in strategic and technical partnerships-at the National, State and Local Government levels.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned as needed.

    Qualifications

    • BSc, BA or any relevant qualifications.
    • MPH would be an added advantage
    • 2-3 years experience in providing HIV prevention activities.
    • Experience with managing CBO partners a plus.
    • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at Biomedical Prevention of HIV (including Testing and Counseling).
    • Coordinates the provision of community HCT outreaches according to acceptable protocols and in line with the national guidelines.
    • Scale up and strengthen the provision of HCT through provider initiated testing and counseling approaches (PITC).
    • Contributes to the design and implementation of approaches in other prevention strategies-including but not limited to Blood and Injection safety, Post exposure prophylaxis, HIV Testing and Counseling, and PHDP.
    • Ensures effective and strategic leadership for HCWs at heath facilities and partners within the continuum of care.
    • Support the design and implementation of prevention programs for MARPs and other key populations (i.e. as female sex workers, Adolescent and young persons as well as PWID).
    • Contribute to the capacity building of HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to HIV prevention programs.
    • Provides technical assistance to health facilities, CBOs sub-partners on strategic program implementation.
    • Support and strengthen collaboration among CBO partners involved in HIV programs and promotes use of national and internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV biomedical interventions / services among AHF sponsored or supported programs in Nigeria.
    • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
    • Ensure effective data entry, manage and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools for all HIV prevention programs.
    • Assist to ensure coordinated inventory management, performs a monthly stock count; and reports appropriately.
    • Represents AHF in strategic and technical partnerships-at the National, State and Local Government levels.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned as needed.

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    Driver/Logistics Assistants - 2 positions

     

    Job description

    The driver provides transport support services to all AHF Staff and Volunteers at the state as may be required from time to time.
    • Provides transport support services to all AHF Staff and Volunteers at the state as may be required from time to time.
    • Ensures all AHF Vehicle policies are followed and enforced.
    • Maintains accurate and up to date records relating to AHF Vehicle use by filling vehicle log book.
    • Purchase fuel, reviews the accuracy of cash memos and/or bill and submit same to finance dept. for payment.
    • Performs constant and routine check on project vehicle, reports any fault for necessary action(s).
    • Ensures AHF Travel Authorization/Request duly approved is in place before embarking on any official trip.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
    • Basic technical knowledge of automobiles, as he has to write reports on the working condition of the company transport means
    • Good organizational skills in order to coordinate and see that all the employees are getting their transport on time
    • Good knowledge of the terrain will be an added advantage.
    • A minimum of OND or NCE.
    • Possession of a valid Driving License.
    • Over two years of driving experience in a reputable organization an added advantage.
    • Computer literacy an added advantage

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    ART Nurses - 2 positions

     

    Job description

    The ART nurse assists the clinician in ensuring smooth implementation of the ART service delivery within the facility. He /She will directly supervise the community HIV prevention programs. This position is crucial to the achievement of AHF Nigeria’s programmatic targets and objectives.
    • In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based care in HCT-Prevention, ART, PMTCT, and TB services.
    • Provides skilled nursing procedures (i.e dressing changes).
    • Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
    • Performs phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered.
    • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
    • May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
    • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
    • Provides patient and family education.
    • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
    • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
    • Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.
    • Establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.
    • Ensures that all disseminated protocols are strictly adhered to by site staff.
    • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all services provided.
    • Implement operational research protocols to answer important questions within AHF’s treatment and prevention programs.
    • Any other duty designated by the supervisor.
    • University graduate in Nursing or its equivalent.
    • At least one year post NYSC experience in HIV program management.
    • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
    • Must be highly organized, committed and capable of effective multi-tasking
    • Proficiency in computer an added advantage

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    Pharmacy Technician

     

    Job description

    AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

    Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

    If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

    Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

    AHF’s Core Values Are To Be
    • Patient-Centered
    • Value Employees
    • Respect for Diversity
    • Nimble
    • Fight for What’s Right
     
    STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!
    • Answers questions and provides information to patients and providers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage and storage of pharmaceuticals;
    • Maintains established policies and procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs;
    • Manages appropriate data collection, such as client name, prescribed medication and cost, to maintain pharmacy files, charge system, and inventory;
    • Performs a monthly stock count;
    • Supervises the pre-dispensing of prescriptions for clients who are down referred to PHC sites.
    Education and/or Experience
    • Suitable candidate will be fresh graduate in Pharmacy or related field or Pharmacy technician diploma of school of health technology with 3-5 years experience in use of ARVs and drug logistics.
    • Enjoys working as a member of a cohesive multi-cultural team;
    • Good communication skills in English and Amharic.
    Education and/or Experience
    • Suitable candidate will be fresh graduate in Pharmacy or related field or Pharmacy technician diploma of school of health technology with 3-5 years experience in use of ARVs and drug logistics.
    • Enjoys working as a member of a cohesive multi-cultural team;
    • Good communication skills in English and Amharic.

    Method of Application

    To apply, visit AHF Career Page

     

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