Family Health International (FHI) NGO Nigeria Job: Vacancy Recruitment for Clinical Services Officer (MBBS/ MD)
Since 1971, Family Health International (FHI) has been at the forefront of public health research and intervention programs in the developing countries. In collaboration with national governments, local communities and leading research institutions, FHI delivers services and conducts research in HIV/AIDS, other infectious diseases and reproductive health to improve the lives and well-being of some of the world’s most vulnerable populations. In Nigeria, FHI is engaged in providing public health services and implementing programs in HIV/AIDS, TB, reproductive health, malaria, and health systems strengthening in partnership with the Government of Nigeria.
To strengthen our operations in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:
Clinical Services Officer
With the Senior Medical Services Officer, the Clinical Services Officer will provide technical and programmatic support to the implementation of high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS (PMTCT) at the zonal and state levels.
•Provides day-to-day technical and programmatic support related to the clinical management of HIVI AIDS at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to program implementation
•With the Senior Medical Service Officer, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIVJAIDS and PMTCT at the facility level
•Provide technical assistance in HIVJAIDS clinical management capacity building and PMTCT at the facility level
•Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS and PMTCT and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs
•Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks
•Contribute to the development of program strategies, sub-project documents, work plans and budgets
•Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIVJAJDS/STI activities
•Remain informed on current programs in the field of clinical management of HIVJAJDS and related development by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the clinical management of HIVJAJDS and PMTCT at the facility level
•MBBS/MD with 1-3 years experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AJDS and provision of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-constrained settings
•3-5 years postgraduate degree in public health is desirable
•Familiarity with the Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs will be an advantage
Method of Application
Interested candidates should forward their suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:
[email protected] for Medical Services Department vacancies.
2nd April, 2010
- Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by email) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
- Please do NOT send more than one application.
Failure to follow these instructions will lead to automatic disqualification.
DISCLAIMER: Family Health International (FHI) does not test/interview candidates for a fee and all our tests/interviews are conducted in the country office Abuja or our zonal offices.
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