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Jobs at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

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Jobs at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a legally registered NGO operating in Nigeria. AHF Nigeria collaborates with Federal Government of Nigeria and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key stakeholders to deliver quality and comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, Care and Support, HIV counseling, and testing, Prevention, Nutrition and Psychosocial services to people living with HIV/AIDS.
To meet the above needs, the Program wishes to recruit dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fill in the vacant position below:
Job Title: Nurse – Waru Clinic
Req No: 2017-6409
Location: Abuja
Category: Hidden (22033)
Type: Regular Full-Time
Overview

  • Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 (provided is certified)
  • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
  • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Provides patient and family education as directed by the RN.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
  • May assist the nurse manager and/or nurse case manager with the coordination of outside services.
  • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
  • May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
  • May supervise care given by other VNIPs, Medical Assistants and Phlebotomists.
  • Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications
Education and Experience:

  • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
  • At least one year’s 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.
Job Title: Nurse – Kuje Clinic
Req No: 2017-6407
Location: Abuja
Category: Healthcare Center Operations
Type: Regular Full-Time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides skilled nursing procedures (i.e dressing changes).
  • Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
  • May supervise care given by other VNIPs, Medical Assistants and Phlebotomists.
  • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Provides patient and family education as directed by the RN.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
  • May assist the nurse manager and/or nurse case manager with the coordination of outside services.
  • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
  • Performs phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered (provided is certified)
  • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
  • May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
  • Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications

  • A B.Sc in Nursing or its Equivalent.
  • At least one year’s 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.

Communications 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.
Job Title: Senior Nursing Officer, Awuapila Clinic
Req No: 2017-6399
Location: Nigeria
Category: Healthcare Center Operations
Type: Regular Full-Time
Overview

  • Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!
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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.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for identifying training needs, conduct capacity building for health care workers in supported health centers.
  • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
  • 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.
  • Supervises the provision of patient and family education in supported health facilities.
  • 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.
  • Any other duty designated by the Nurse Manager.

Qualifications

  • University graduate in Nursing-B.Sc or its Equivalent.
  • MPH degree would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
  • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.
  • At least three years’ experience in HIV program management.
Job Title: Linkage Coordinator
Req No: 2017-6428
Location: Benue
Category: Healthcare
Type: Regular Full-Time
Overview

  • Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV referrals and linkage process at health facilities and community.
  • Ensures synergy of all referral processes & track outcomes to and from health facilities and communities.
  • Provides support to newly identified PLHIV on linkage processes, including assessment and mitigation of possible barriers to linkage.
  • Facilitate the implementation of community adherence monitoring.
  • Ensures the effective implementation of Positive health dignity and prevention (PHDP) concepts-at the community level.
  • Works closely with Health care workers, CBO/ FBO partners to ensure patients are carried along the continuum of care / retention.
  • Facilitate assisted referral for newly identified PLHIV between community and facility systems and ensure client retention within the health facilities.
  • Works closely with the testing teams to ensure patients are carried along the continuum of care / client retention.
  • Conduct integrated community outreaches-to ensure linkage of testing and treatment programs.
  • Ensures effective follow up by working closely with the HCT teams to facilitate follow up visits for HIV clients through home visit, phone call and text messages-adequately track process outcomes.
  • Establish and facilitate community support groups for PLHIV; work closely with NEPHWAN / other CSOs groups to achieve synergy at State, LGA, health facility and community levels
  • Ensures the implementation of strategic HIV referral / linkage protocols at the AHF health facilities.
  • Contributes to capacity building for HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to referral and linkage process.
  • Works closely with community structures such as the WDC, VHW, HC, CDGs.
  • Ensure effective data management and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned as needed.

Education and/or Experience

  • BSc, BA or any relevant qualifications.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents;
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers and regulatory bodies.
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in providing HIV related services at community and health facilities.
  • Experience with managing CBO partners a plus.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in English.
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Req No: 2017-6576
Location: Nigeria
Category: Healthcare
Type: Regular Full-Time
Overview

  • Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and guidance on program monitoring and evaluation to meet AHF global and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Manage country level Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting activities for AHF Intervention across all supported states in Nigeria.
  • Provide technical assistance to states and sites programs in the collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement.
  • Manage the country program’s data reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete data are sent to the Bureau/Global office on a periodic basis, or when required.
  • Supervise Formative & Operations research, and other longitudinal studies in the country including development of study protocol and abstract.
  • Facilitate the provision of technical support to strengthen the country M&E activities and contributes to the development and review of appropriate data collection tools and procedures for all monitoring and reporting needs.
  • Work with the country, state office staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program Monitoring and Evaluation of AHFs activities in Nigeria and its reporting requirements.
  • Facilitate timely reporting of the organization data reports to States & National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA)
  • Provide support to sites in the state by interacting with site program coordinators, Managers, state M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing partners and CBOs on needs and ensuring that these parties understand data reporting and can support these requirements.
  • Monitor the progress of the program towards achieving targets and share program output data with the technical leads
  • Work in collaboration with states team to follow up on Monitoring & Evaluation activities at the program sites to ensure the promotion of data utilization by relevant end users.
  • Carryout routine monitoring visits to all project sites, including the conduct of Data validation and Data Quality Assessments (DQAs) using official tools, preparation of monthly reports, and supportive supervision.
  • Manages the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.

Qualifications

  • Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree, preferably with specialization in the Epidemiology track.
  • Significant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of international funded programs.
  • Proven record of establishing M & E systems, designing and conducting evaluations and will have experience of a number of statistical software packages commonly used for data analysis.
  • Demonstrate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SPSS, STATA, Epi-Info, Clintrial, OpenMRS and advance skills in the use of other analytical tools.
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to take initiative and to be flexible depending on changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Experience providing and facilitating training; experience setting up training programs and workshops preferred.
  • Demonstrate competence in assessing priorities and in managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and in meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
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