Health Medicine Jobs at CM Health, Zambia Sugar and John Snow Inc in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 
30 September 2022

We are looking for a dedicated self-driven Clinical Director to take overall charge of a new outpatient healthcare facility in the Ibex Hill area of Lusaka. The facility’s departments cover several functions including nursing, laboratory, imaging, pharmaceutical, and administration. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Clinical Director will lead a team that should strive to achieve the best care possible for our patients.
The responsibilities of the Clinical Director include overall institutional management, patient care, identifying consultants and scheduling their clinics, participating in institutional planning, and maintaining high standards of health and safety for all employees.
This is a full-time appointment offered on a renewable two-year contract.

The responsibilities include the following:
• Provide overall medical and administrative leadership at the Centre
• Foster a strong team spirit to ensure that patients receive the highest standard of attention and medical care
• Evaluate, investigate, and diagnose patient conditions.
• Design treatment plans and refer patients to Centre specialists as needed
• Develop and maintain a register of reputable part-time medical consultants, ensuring effective liaison and good rapport with them
• Ensure effective scheduling of specialist clinics and other services
• Oversee the medical record system, both electronic and hard copy
• Participate in the recruitment of medical and allied staff
• Participate in the preparation of the annual budget and plan
• Perform all other related duties as assigned

Requirements and skills
• Registration with the Health Professions Council of Zambia as a Medical Doctor and in possession of a current Practicing Certificate
• At least 4 years’ experience in clinical medicine; exposure to family health will be an advantage
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• High level of general computer skills with competence in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
• Clean disciplinary record
• Experience in hospital administration and familiarity with hospital administration software will be an advantage

The salary is negotiable and will depend on the suitability, experience and skills of the candidate.

Deadline of this Job: 07 October 2022

Zambia Sugar Plc. is a subsidiary of Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd Group and is the leading sugar producer in Zambia. Its main activities are the growing of sugar cane, the production and marketing of sugar and other sugar downstream products.
The Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position in the Human Resources Department.
The position reports to the Nursing Officer. The successful incumbent will be responsible for inventory management, bedside nursing and MCH duties

• Provide nursing care to both inpatients and outpatients.
• Competency in triage, emergency, and critical care
• Collaborate with doctors, medical licentiates, and clinical officers while providing treatment.
• Bedside nursing
• Conversant in nursing procedures (phlebotomy, IV insertion, catheterisation, wound dressing, oral & IM drug administration)
• Counselling/ Information Education Communication (IEC)
• Maternal child health
• Conducting all wellness programmes
• Any other duties as may be required

• Grade 12 certificate
• Diploma in Registered nursing.
• Advanced Diploma in Midwifery will be an added advantage
• Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
• Fully registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
• Must have valid practicing license

Deadline of this Job: 07 October 2022

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) seeks highly qualified and accomplished public health leaders and providers for the recently awarded United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/PEPFAR-funded Supporting an AIDS-Free Era (SAFE) Project in Zambia. The five-year project which will be led by JSI in partnership with Abt Associates, mothers2mothers, and the Catholic Medical Mission Board, will work to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission, while improving nutrition outcomes and family planning integration in three provinces: Central, Copperbelt, and North-Western. USAID/PEPFAR SAFE will work with the GRZ, private sector and civil society institutions at the national, provincial, and district level to increase access to ART for HIV positive adults and children, reduce the incidence of new infections, improve Nutritional Assessment, Counseling and Services (NACS) and family planning services, and increase the capacity of local health institutions to better serve affected populations.
Position Title: Pharmacist/Pharmacy Technologist 9
Position Type: Fixed Term
Location: Copperbelt & Central Province:
Job Summary
The Pharmacists / Pharmacy Technologists will provide pharmaceutical services within SAFE supported sites and perform standard logistics/ supply chain data processes and activities at health facility level to enable effective availability of health commodities.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Work in close collaboration with facility pharmacy staff to dispense medicines and provide drug adherence information with regards to proper usage of medicines to patients.
• Dispense medicines and providing drug adherence information with regards to proper usage of medicines to patients,
• Implementation of DSD Models and ensuring good record keeping for easy data collection,
• Pre-packing/Refilling drugs for clients on Fast-Track, Facility and community Based DSD Groups
• Receiving and storing incoming supplies; stock counts and updating inventory records (both electronic and paper based),
• Logistics data quality through accurate capturing of facility level commodity logistics data into the national eLMIS/paper based LMIS for both ARVs and HIV tests,
• Provision of technical support to counselors and lay counselors on usage of logistics tools (DARs, log books, stock control cards) to ensure efficient use of HIV test kits and accountability for each test used.
• Timely placement of orders to ensure commodity availability.
• Commodity management and re-supply.
• Viral Load(VL) demand creation through identification of ARVs clients due for VL during drug dispensation
• Identification of ART clients Eligible for TLD and ensure that they are transitioned according to the Guidelines
• Identification of ART clients Eligible of the Multi Months Scripting and 6 months’ dispensation and ensure that these strategies are implemented according to guidelines
• Provision of adherence counselling to ART clients missing Pharmacy Appointments.
• Drug Therapeutic Meetings to discuss the New Strategies with regards to ART
• Perform any other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications and other Desired Requirements:
• Diploma / Degree in Pharmacy
• Experience and knowledge of HIV Tests, ARVs and Essential Medicines Logistics management.
• Experience and knowledge of eLMIS is desired.
• Registration with the Health Professions Council of Zambia
• Previous public-sector experience preferably within HIV/AIDS field
• Excellent written and verbal English skills are required;
• Ability to plan, coordinate and manage multiple activities and adjust to changing priorities
• Excellent analytical skills
• Sound knowledge of Microsoft Windows, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and other related softwares.
John Snow, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.