Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide direct technical assistance to health care facilities at the
regional level to support decentralized
HIV care services. Such assistance
might include mentoring of staff in HIV related clinical practice, training of
staff, assistance to analyze facility level data for programmatic decision
making, patient flow analysis, support in drug and supply management, development
of quality assurance action plans etc.
- Provide direct technical assistance to multidisciplinary teams at each
site to implement family focused (adult/pediatric),
de-centralized care and treatment services. This includes strengthening the clinical skills of all practitioners in
the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections (including TB), as well as use of ARVs.
- Support the strengthening, development and management of clinical
systems related to HIV/AIDS service scale-up including implementing
decentralized services at the clinic level, improved use of information,
adherence support, and referral systems.
- Support and conduct training of
multidisciplinary teams at each site to implement adult/pediatric care and
treatment services including pre-ART services.
- Evaluate ongoing programs, and participate in the subsequent development
of new and/or expanded programs for the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS.
- Guide the development or refinement of materials related to HIV/AIDS
care and treatment, including clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug
formularies, training materials, and monitoring and evaluation tools.
- Work closely and in collaboration with other partners to maximize
partnership strengths and effectively collaborate to implement program goals.
- Represent the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment
Program-Swaziland before Swazi government officials and partner organizations,
- Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor in and outside of the
workplace that exemplifies and furthers the mission, vision and values of the
- Carries out other duties and responsibilities as defined.
- 3+ years experience in resource limited health care programs
- A strong understanding of HIV care and treatment issues and the issues around the continuum of care.
- Experience working in collaboration with local government partners and community based organizations
- Strong problem solving skills and analytical capabilities
- Experience working with U.S. government or other bilateral donors, especially USAID/CDC
- Experience supervising staff
- Strong organizational, written and oral communications skills
- Must be flexible to adapt to changing requirements
- Must be culturally sensitive and have strong team building skills
- Must be computer literate and able to use Windows, MS Office Package, and Knowledge of e-mail and of standard office equipment
- Persons living openly with HIV are encouraged to apply.
- This position is recruiting SWAZI NATIONALS ONLY no other applicants will be considered in this recruitment.
Applicants should send a CV and application letter to icapswaziland @ gmail.com by 9 October 2009.
Please name the cv and application letter with your LAST NAME and the POSITION in the file name.
Ex: Nxumalo Clinical Advisor CV. doc and Nxumalo Clinical Advisor
Letter.doc. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do
not send your Certificates. For further information on ICAP visit our website on http://www.columbia-icap.org