Broadreach Vacancies – District Medical Advisor

Website  BroadReach

Job Description:

Provides direct clinic services, advise, train, coach and mentor facility and hospital level Department of Health (DoH) & BroadReach staff in line with guidelines, policy and/or evolving DoH needs. Driving the 90-90-90 HIV and TB agendas for adults and children at facility and district/cluster level, ensuring that patients are being tested for HIV/TB captured in the care system, treated with antiretroviral and/or TB treatment, and are virally suppressed and/or cured of TB. Ensuring health system strengthening models, initiatives, protocols and guideline are being implemented by target high impact facilities and hospitals that facility staff are continuously identifying and addressing clients as well as facilitating on-site coaching and mentoring.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct clinical site support visits and file audits as discussed and agreed upon with the District Director and guided by data to prioritise high impact facilities with poor performance.
  • Provide direct service delivery: clinical assessment, diagnosis, patient management & education and record keeping for patients with HIV/AIDS and/or TB (adults and children) in hospitals and primary health care facilities.
  • Identify key internal and external stakeholders to build relationships with, displaying sound abilities to listen, advise, influence, negotiate and present at all levels within your district.
  • Plan support schedules with the District Director, PHC Area Managers, Cluster Team Leads (CTLs), Professional Nurses (PN) for hospitals, CHCs and Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities in your assigned district prioritising poor performing high impact facilities.
  • Mentor BroadReach and DoH staff on HIV and TB diagnostics, treatment & care as per gaps identified.

Job Requirements:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of issues and current guidelines related to HIV/AIDS is essential
  • Understanding of 90-90-90 HIV and TB agendas for children and adults
  • Understanding of healthcare systems, the local political landscape involved in Facility, Sub-district and District level in resource limited settings.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Post graduate certificate in Clinical HIV/AIDS or TB or STI Course preferably
  • Medical Degree (SA equivalent MBChB)
  • A minimum of 3 years of postgraduate experience working with USAID, CDC, PEPFAR or any donor funded projects/programs across multiple facilities.

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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