Partners in Health (PIH) is a non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in healthcare. Through service delivery, training, advocacy and research, PIH works globally to bring the benefits of modem science to those most in need and to serve as an antidote to despair. PIH has programs in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Kazakhstan and Boston.
PIH began working in Malawi in 2007, where today we support the Ministry of Health (MOH) to save a catchment area of 165,000 through 12 health centers and two hospitals in partnership with our sister organizations.
Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo (APZU) is in Neno District and we seek to recruit suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following position:
Position: Chronic Care Manager
Reports to: NCD Physician Specialist
Commitment: Full Time (Monday-Friday)
Working Hours : Regular Office Hours (40Hrs/Week)
Location : Neno, Malawi
Position Description Overview:
The chronic care manager takes responsibility for the clinical care, mentorship, team management and leadership of chronic care clinics in Neno District Hospital and the health centers in Neno District. Chronic care clinics takes care of patients with chronic illness enrolled in longitudinal care including but not limited to patients with HIV and with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, heart failure, etc, and this person will help this program become a model of care for this population. This includes efforts to improve, measure, and troubleshoot the program. The chronic care manager collaborates closely with the HIV Manager and NCD physician as well as any other programmatic staff supporting this patient population across the spectrum of care (e.g. Nutrition, Mental Health, Pharmacy, and inpatient teams). He/she also collaborates closely with DHMT, academic institutions, MOH and other partners within Neno and outside.
Responsibilities and Duties
Clinical care, programmatic implementation and medical education