HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Advisor at Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania (MGIT) September, 2018

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 HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Advisor at Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania (MGIT) September, 2018
MGIT is advertising for the following position to support its work under this project, and invites all qualified candidates to apply: 
Position Title: HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Advisor
Reports to: Associate Director for Clinical Services
Location: Dar es Salaam
The HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Advisor will be part of the Afya Kamilifu technical team supporting the project in delivering quality and comprehensive HIV care and treatment services to accelerate the 95-95-95 goal for epidemic control. S/He will ensure that all components within the technical arm integrate efficiently for a greater population and programmatic level impact. S/He will work very closely with the Monitoring and evaluation team, TB, PMTCT, and CQI to ensure general uninterrupted and integrated service delivery. 

1. Provide didactic and clinical mentoring for comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment and other related conditions for nurses, physicians, clinical officers and other healthcare providers within the clinical team and at local partner treatment facilities as appropriate
2. Gather and analyze data and use data to plan and measure performance on comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment and other co-morbidities service delivery
3. Prepare budgets for relevant HIV training and capacity building for different staff cadres
4. Plan, implement and evaluate new strategies to improve service delivery
5. Assist in developing curricula for training related to the Clinical Team’s scope of work
6. Attend meetings, consolidate and write reports, and deliver presentations to a variety of audiences
7. Network with local in-country organizations (implementing partners, MoHSW, other local agencies) involved in HIV care and treatment and related activities and training to promote linkages between points of service and organizations working to provide HIV care and support at all levels of the health system
8. Participate in selected national HIV care and treatment related initiatives and ensure that national guidelines are implemented within the project
9. Identify, implement, monitor for performance, document and share various treatment and service delivery models and their effectiveness with key lessons learned from HIV care and treatment and related conditions from local partner treatment facilities
10. Integrate evidence-based techniques and strategies such as the use of peer-reviewed articles and journals into preceptorship activities
11. Maintain competence through clinical practice
12. Participate in monthly clinical meetings, case conferences, and journal clubs
13. Participate in abstract preparations for the project at local, national, and international conferences
14. Coordinate the HIV/AIDS clinical services officers in supported regions and supervise them to accomplish their scopes of work and annual workplans
15. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Associate Director for clinical services 

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1. Registered MD or equivalent required.
2. MMed preferably in Internal Medicine and/or MPH is an added advantage
3. Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience required
4. Minimum of 2 years working in HIV/AIDS care and treatment at the national and/or international level
5. Prior experience in HIV/AIDS coordination and comprehensive activities implementation
6. Current clinical practice License as Medical Officer
7. Excellent knowledge of various National and World Health Organization guidelines on HIV care and treatment
8. Prior experience in capacity building, such as planning and facilitating training and providing technical assistance.
9. Prior experience in curriculum development and clinical teaching
10. Must be a computer literate with knowledge and skills in MS Word, Ms. Excel, Ms. PowerPoint. Knowledge of any Statistical data package will be an added advantage

Also Read: CBM Tanzania Country Office at CBM Tanzania September, 2018

Instructions for Submitting Applications:
ii. Applications should include 3 references that are familiar with applicant’s work experience preferably in the last 5 years. References should include contact information including daytime phone, and e-mail address.
iii. All applications should include a cover letter that details one’s suitability for the job highlighting key functional areas, expected qualifications, and experiences.
iv. Candidates should attach a CV/Resume that highlights one’s key achievements in areas relevant to the job
v.Job related stated qualifications and experience are the basic minimum requirements that each applicant must meet to be considered for interviewing.
vi. All applicants should include daytime phone and skype contact information.
vii. Deadline for application is 28th September 2018, 5:00pm Tanzania Time. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Interested candidates should send their application letters, enclosing their CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and names of three referees to the following postal address;

HR & Administration Coordinator
Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania LTD
Plot 591 Yacht Club Rd
Msasani Peninsular
P. O. Box 75568
Dar es Salaam.

OR electronically through [email protected] 
Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania**(MGIT) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of gender, ethnicity, or any other status variable.**
The TB/HIV advisor will work under the leadership of the Associate Director Clinical services in all technical matters while working very closely with the Regional Project manager.

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