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Graduate And Experienced Recruitment At AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) – Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

 

Advocacy and Marketing Manager

Req No: 2017-6397
Location: Abuja
Type: Regular Full-Time

Key Responsibilities
Advocacy:

  • Support the Country Program Manager to develop, implement and evaluate advocacy and policy change agenda and to promote the work of AHF at national level.
  • Plan, develop and monitor implementation of advocacy plans according to AHF mission and core values;
  • Identify and lead research into relevant development and HIV policy, write policy reports and briefings as strategic direction:
    • Advocate, integrate, improve communication experience exchange and partnership with NGO’s, CBOs, CSOs, AIDS control program at national and state level, PLHIV Groups, key stakeholders and other relevant institutions.
  • Coordinate and communicate AHF advocacy and policy change programs with national development networks, key decision and policy makers, and media;
  • Strengthen AHF’s parliamentary engagements and participation in relevant Technical working groups at national and state level:
  • Provide information on funding opportunities to support advocacy and partnership work in the country;
  • Coordinate and assume responsibility for the timely compilation and submission of all project budgets and reports.
  • Represent AHF at meetings and conferences
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Marketing and PR/Media communications:

  • Assist in the development and Roll Out of country Marketing Strategies and Monitor its implementation in line with the organization’s strategy priorities.
  • Assist in the development, roll out and monitoring of all Marketing Strategy to promote public awareness/engagement, brand visibility, service referral and behavioral change.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of marketing plans in line with country needs and specific campaigns.
  • Publicize organizational events and publications
  • Write and/or edit press releases, media advisories, Foundation news stories, op-ed pieces and other writing projects as needed
  • Pitch Foundation-specific and general HIV/AIDS and related news stories, articles and opinion pieces to print, online and electronic news outlets
  • Oversee AHF press conferences and media events and strengthen media relations through strategic media activations.
  • Manage AHF’s media monitoring agencies (print press clips, web, video and radio)
  • Work with the prevention manager to develop effective prevention messaging for dissemination.

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Law, Human Rights, Mass Communication, Community Development or any other relevant degree.
  • At least five years of experience in the successful management and implementation of civil society programs in Nigeria, and an understanding of the linkages between health and human rights in Nigeria.
  • Experience in advocacy program development and implementation.
  • Appropriate experience may be considered in place of a postgraduate degree.
  • Excellent understanding of HIV prevention messaging as well as use of media in HIV prevention.

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as policy documents, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively write routine reports and correspondences.
  • Ability to speak fluently and articulately.
  • Professional attitude, collaborative, patient and flexible.

Laboratory Scientist

 

Req No: 2017-6406
Location: Cross River

Responsibilities

  • Participates in planning and overseeing support supervision activities for the laboratory function for all sites;
  • Provides  basic laboratory services for CD4 tests and other tests as required;
  • Oversees laboratory services provision and ensures standard, and current practices are in place for maintaining high quality laboratory services and maximizing the use of all resources;
  • Ensures compliance and implementation of laboratory protocols for all lab technicians and HIV Medics involved with the lab function;
  • Coordinates with all laboratory vendors( outside contractors), and the sites to ensure that the process of handling patient samples and delivery of  results is efficient and effective;
  • Conducts quality control checks and maintenance for the Partec CD4 machine in all labs and other laboratory tests performed within the labs;
  • Participates in the development and replication of the AHF Nigeria laboratory protocols and practices at all affiliated healthcare centers;
  • Participates in training, mentorship and team building exercises for laboratory staff;
  • Participates in inventory control management for laboratory supplies and reagents under AHF Nigeria for all sites;
  • Ensures the compilation of monthly laboratory inventory at the Healthcare Centers;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

  • AIMLS, BMLS
  • Experience with handling semi or fully automated machines a must;
  • A minimum of three years experiences in a similar position.
  • Must poses a valid license to practice as a Medical laboratory scientist.

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or other people.

Certificates, Licenses, Regristrations:

  • Duly registered with the Medical Laboratory Scientists’ Council and hold a current annual practicing license.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to travel 30-50% of the time;
  • Sensitive to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues;
  • Possess current knowledge of best practices in HIV/AIDS laboratory management,
  • Ability to prepare reports, provide team leadership and guidance.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Nurse – Kuje Clinic

 

Req No: 2017-6407
Location: Abuja

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
Education and Experience:

  • B.Sc 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.

Communication Abilities:

  • Excellent report writing, prompt and effective communication using charts and graphs.

Mathematical Skill:

  • 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.

Senior Nursing Officer, Awuapila Clinic

Req No: 2017-6399
Location: Benue

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Any other duty designated by the Nurse Manager.

Qualifications

  • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
  • MPH degree would be an added advantage
  • At least three years’ 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.

Nurse – Waru Clinic

Req No: 2017-6409
Locations: Abuja
Category: Hidden (22033)
Type: Regular Full-Time

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

AHF’s Core Values are to be:

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

Qualifications
Education and Experince:

  • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
  • At least one year 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.

Mathematics Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Other Skills and Abiliites:

  • 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.

Method of Application

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