Technical Officer, Clinical Services at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte


APIN Public Health Initiatives (APIN) is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) that provides services in the prevention, care, and treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Malaria; Reproductive Health; Family Planning; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and other non-communicable diseases of public health significance.

JOB TITLE: Technical Officer, Clinical Services

JOB LOCATIONOndo

JOB DETAILS:

  • The successful person will work to accelerate progress toward the attainment of PEPFAR Nigeria program goals in the State, which will include providing support to HIV treatment facilities to achieve epidemic control by reaching the UNAIDS’ 95-95-95 goal.
  • S/He will work with other team members to promote age-specific, gender-sensitive approaches to antiretroviral therapy (ART) as part of the national “test and start” strategy to improve linkage to treatment in all LGAs in the state.
  • S/He will ensure that newly identified PLHIV (adults and children), as well as those currently on treatment, continue to receive uninterrupted ART services in all LGAs, are retained, and achieve virologic suppression.
  • S/He will support ART services for PLHIV through differentiated models of care and treatment in order to improve treatment outcomes and create efficiencies, including multi-month drug refills, use of community structures etc. Special program emphasis is placed on Benue State where the “ART Surge Strategy” is being implemented.
  • S/He will work with other team members to ensure the achievement of the surge objectives.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a medical degree (MBBS, MBChB) from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Health or a related field would be added advantage.
  • Must be a registered medical practitioner with a current practice license from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years post qualification experience and a minimum of three (3) years experience supervising and coordinating the direct provision of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) services in an integrated community setting.
  • Knowledge of global and national HIV treatment standards.
  • Leadership/mentoring skills and good interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience using MS office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook among others.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Must possess good relationship management/ advocacy skills.
  • Must possess good report writing, presentation, data interpretation skills.

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Deadline: June 16, 2021

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical/ Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

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