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Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is recruiting for contract Clinician.

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Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implements programs in nearly a dozen countries on a range of global human rights issues, providing mental health and psychosocial services, access to justice for survivors of conflict or abuse, and high-quality stigma-free healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Clinician

Req ID: 5854
Locations: Lagos, Nasarawa and Benue
Position type: Short Term Contract
Employment Type: Regular
Salary Schedule: International
Technical Reporting: Senior Clinical Advisor
Contract duration: 3 months Renewable Contract

Job Summary

  • With technical oversight from the Senior Clinical Services Advisor, the Clinician will be responsible for and ensure acceptable medical standard of care and benchmarks, including a plan of care in accordance with national guidelines and international best practices are provided for all clients seen at the OSS.
  • He/She is also obligated with supervision responsibility of the OSS team to ensure quality and timely delivery of friendly, non-stigmatizing care to clients.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Deliverables

  • Coordinate the implementation of all clinical related activities within and outside the One Stop Shop (OSS)
  • Ensure 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
  • Serve as focal person for ART enrolment
  • 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
  • Lead in the provision of STI management services at the field office level
  • Responsible for Regular State Clinical Data Quality analysis and Ensure action points are implemented
  • Focal person for  overall Collation and Submission of  State Clinical Reports and Data to Clinical Unit in Country office
  • Other duties as assigned


    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    2 year(s)

    Min Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree/HND

    Desired Courses:

    Not Specified

    Other Requirements:

    Education and/or Experience

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

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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.

    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; Presents numerical data effectively;
    • 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
    • Demonstrated competency in public speaking

    Computer Skills:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, Power Point.
    • 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.

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