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HIV Clinical Mentor

Date Posted: Mar 05, 2021

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Institutional Background

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. Jhpiego has been working in Malawi since 1999 implementing a wide - range of interventions in maternal health, family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment. Current projects include facility and community-based HIV testing services, and HIV prevention

Jhpiego intends to recruit suitable and a qualified staff for the vacant positions below:     


 

Post: HIV Clinical Mentor (1 post) Zomba/Cobbe Barracks 

 

 

The Clinical Mentor is responsible for ensuring clinicians, nurses and health care workers providing comprehensive HIV care and treatment, including HIV testing services, care, treatment, & support; sexually transmitted infection diagnosis and treatment, TB prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and support for sexual and reproductive healthcare, provide care that is in alignment with current guidelines and evidence-based practice and standard operating procedures. S/He will oversee facility-based activities, ensuring facility performance meets expectations, and Government of Malawi and donor targets. S/he will instigate initiatives to ensure that facilities staff have the capacity to sustain quality services.

 

Required Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Competencies

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in health (nursing, or equivalent);
  • Minimum 6-7 years’ clinical work experience in ART, PMTCT and pediatric HIV care, TB and STI with increasing responsibilities;
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as clinical mentor in HIV care and treatment programs in Malawi;
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Malawi’s healthcare systems and solid experience of working in Malawi and understanding of the country context in particular within the HIV programming context;
  • Working knowledge of designing and implementing complex HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs, with evidence of progressively increasing responsibilities;
  • Experience and demonstrated ability working on donor funded projects;
  • Experience of supervising, supporting and coaching staff. Clinical training skills are an advantage.



How to apply:

 

Eligible candidates meeting the required qualifications and experience should send applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), and names and contact details of direct supervisors:

 

Email: mwrecruitment@jhpiego.org

 

not later than 18th March ,2021. “Position title must be indicated as the subject as well as preferred duty station

 

Jhpiego appreciates all candidates, Malawian candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only applicants who meet the required qualifications will be considered 

Jhpiego is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to tough international child safeguarding standards.

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.Jhpiego.org


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  • Location
    Zomba
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    19 Mar, 2021

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