Clinical Officer job at Republic of Zambia Ministry of Health

Vacancy title: Clinical Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Science , Category: Healthcare ]

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Republic of Zambia Ministry of Health

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, July 06 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Choma, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, June 30 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Location: Choma District

To provide comprehensive ART treatment, care, retention and HIV prevention services to clients at the facility

• Undertakes directly or indirectly (through trained Counselors), to provide quality and cost-effective HIV Testing Services focusing on Provider Initiated Testing & Counseling (PITC) using prescribed screening tools, and Index Testing Services including Partner Notification Services (PNS).
• Ensure that all recipients of care are initiated on appropriate ARV regime
• Ensure timely change to appropriate ARV regime in the event of treatment failure or drug toxicity
• Ensure all Adverse Drug Reaction (ADRs) are documented and reported on time
• Ensure that all ROC have updated anthropometric measurements
• Ensure that all clinical and Laboratory forms are completely filled in
• Undertake and ensure adherence services are implemented at the facility
• Undertakes and ensures harmonization of clinical, Pharmacy and Laboratory appointments
• Undertakes to obtain/print/generate a list of ROC current on treatment who are due in week time for drug pick up, clinical visit, and viral load testing.
• Undertake and ensures the ROC on the list are reminded a week before, a day before and actual day
• Ensures that all ROC due for drug pick up, clinical visit, and viral load testing who did not show up are contacted/followed up within 24 hours.
• Ensures that all receipients of care defaulting treatment are actively followed up, their status determined, and brought back into care.
• Implement various DSD modalities such as 6/3MMD, Fast track, weekend & after hours, community post, scholars etc
• Promote good customer care in the provision of services to the ROC
• Undertakes and ensure Screening of OVC and linkage to OVC partners
• Ensures that a list of ROC due for VL in the coming week is generated and shared with the VL champion
• Ensures that all receipients of care due for Viral Load Testing have order and samples collected.
• Undertakes and ensures that all receipients of care on treatment for more than 6 months with a high viral load are enrolled and completes Enhanced Adherence Counseling (EAC).
• Ensures that all the VL results received should be entered into ROC file timely
Undertake and ensure VL champion actively follow up the VL results (lead timeline is two weeks)
• Ensure that all HIV positive persons eligible for TPT receive TB preventive treatment at the facility
• Ensure implementation of HIV prevention services such as PMTCT, VMMC, PrEP and PEP
• Support and promote the adolescents peer support groups activities, GBV and DREAMS (where applicable)
• Undertakes and ensure that all primary data collection tools (patient charts, registers, tally sheets, EHR) are appropriately completed.
• Provide VMMC services to eligible males in a safe and clean environment

Required Skills, Competencies and Experience
• Full Grade 12 Certificate with five (5) O' Levels including English,
• Mathematics & Science
• At least 3 years of working experience
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine
• An innovator, who can initiate new ideas and activities.
• Able to work with minimum supervision.
• Good Communication both oral and written.
• Job knowledge/technical expertise.
• Good Analytical skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates meeting the above stated qualifications and attributes are required to submit their applications with the following documents; Curriculum Vitae with Three (3) traceable referees, academics and professional qualifications, Full Registration with relevant professional bodies and Latest Practicing Licenses where applicable to the address below by Monday, 6th July, 2023 at 16:00 hours.
An attractive package will be offered to successful applicant who will be appointed on contract terms for an initial period of three (03) months subject to renewal depending on satisfactory performance.
27 JUN 2023
Applicants should provide valid phone numbers for easy communication and must clearly indicate the position applied for.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NOTE: Southern Provincial Health Office does not solicit for fees at any stage of the recruitment process, any such attempts shall be treated as potentially fraudulent and be reported immediately
The Provincial Health Director
Provincial Health Office
P.O BOX 630026

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 06 July 2023
Duty Station: Choma
Posted: 30-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-06-2066
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