I-Surge Officer; Clinical/Programs

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 26 February 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 28 February 2020

Position Summary

The I-Surge Officer - Clinical & Programs, will support site level activities to strengthen HIV care and treatment in selected facilities and districts in Eastern and Western Province


Working with the facility ART and MCH in-charge:

  • Support HF staff in HIV clinical management to ensure immediate initiation of ART as part of the test and start strategy.
  • Strengthen HIV testing activities with a focus on PITC and monitor index case strategy implementation.
  • Strengthen access to viral load monitoring by supporting providers to request viral load test whenever indicated and interpretation of the results.
  • Review and report data daily for each step of the HIV cascade
  • Identify service delivery gaps and stock management
  • Monitor achievement of the site level targets and discuss results and remediation measures with HF staff.

Experience, Skills and Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Clinical medicine, Nursing or any related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in current technical skills in HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • 2- 3 years’ experience with HIV healthcare delivery in resource limited setting.
  • Must be trained in management of ART/OIs for Adults and Paediatrics.
  • Ability to provide daily mentorship to ART providers, nurses and community based volunteers.
  • A team player with ability to coordinate HIV services at the facility.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Fully registered with the relevant professional body (HPCZ or GNC) with a current practicing license for 2020

This vacancy is archived.