Aids Healthcare Foundation Recruitment [8 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

Aids Healthcare Foundation Recruitment [8 Positions]

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1 Aug, 2016

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) 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.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria

Responsibilities

  • 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;

Qualifications
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.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

 

Job Title: ART Nurse
Location:
Lagos

Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention 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.
  • Supervise community program staff and ensure achievement of targets as well as timely preparation and dissemination of reports.
  • 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.

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

  • University graduate in Nursing.
  • At least one year 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.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues
  • Knowledge of excel and PowerPoint programs.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

 

Job Title: Laboratory Technician – Nigeria
Location:
Abuja

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.

Education and Experience

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science;
  • Experience with CD4 system;
  • A minimum of three years of experience in a similar position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration:

  • Duly registered with the Medical Laboratory Scientists’ Council and hold a current annual practicing license.

Other Skills And Abilities:

  • Must be able to travel 30-50% of the time;
  • Sensitive to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues;
  • Possess current knowledge of best practices in HIV/AIDS treatment and care;
  • Ability to prepare reports, provide team leadership and guidance.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

 

Job Title: Senior Nursing Officer
Locations:
Anambra

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Key Result Areas:

  • Quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site.
  • HIV prevention program indicators.

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

  • 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.

Communication Abilities:

  • Excellent report writing, prompt and effective communication using charts and graphs.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Required to travel to other locations within and other the State.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues
  • Knowledge of excel and PowerPoint programs.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or to hear
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

 

Job Title: Laboratory Technician – Agasha Clinic
Location:
Lagos

Job Descriptions

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

 

Job Title: Driver / Logistics Assistant – Cross River Clinics
Req No: 2015-3713
Location: Cross River
Category: Healthcare Clinic
Type: Regular Full-Time

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

 

Job Title: ART Clinician – Nigeria
Location:
Abuja

Job Descriptions

  • In close coordination with the facility medical officer, 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.
  • Supervise other staff at the facility 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;
  • Any other duty designated by the HIV/AIDS technical specialist;
  • Quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site;
  • Data capture, handling and use at the site.

Education and Experience

  • University graduate in Medicine;
  • At least one year 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.

Other Skills And Abilities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues;
  • Knowledge of excel and PowerPoint programs.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

 

Job Title: ART Clinician – Nigeria
Location:
Lagos

Job Descriptions

  • In close coordination with the facility medical officer, 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.
  • Supervise other staff at the facility 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;
  • Any other duty designated by the HIV/AIDS technical specialist;
  • Quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site;
  • Data capture, handling and use at the site.

Education and Experience

  • University graduate in Medicine;
  • At least one year 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.

Other Skills And Abilities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues;
  • Knowledge of excel and PowerPoint programs.

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE

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