Meharry Medical College Global Health and HIV Clinical services
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Clinical Pediatrician x4

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The PEPFAR-funded Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Global Health Consortium (GHC) project is designed to transform clinical HIV practice to provide high quality, comprehensive, inter-professional care, and treatment to people living with HIV with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of healthcare, clinic workflow, and team building leading to improved health outcomes.

Meharry Medical College Global Health and HIV Clinical Services is a consortium of the HBCU project and is currently implementing projects aimed at improving the quality of care for mothers and babies in selected Ministry of Health (MOH) healthcare facilities in the country. Meharry is working on expanding its work to additional MOH facilities. As a result of this expansion, the project is recruiting for the following full-time positions to be based at the scale up sites in Lusaka.

The clinical paediatrician will be an experienced practicing physician who will improve the overall clinical practice that includes alleviation of clinic congestion and improve quality of paediatric ART care in high volume HIV treatment sites. Reporting to the Senior Supervising Clinical Paediatrician; this position will be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties:

  • Provide paediatric services on a daily basis to MCH to meet the 95:95:95 targets at the designated facility.
  • Through implementation of ART treatment guidelines, improve the quality of distribution of antiretroviral drugs for mothers and babies at the facility.
  • Monitor viral load of moms, babies, and adolescents by requesting viral load tests for pregnant mothers and babies.
  • Develop and implement a pathway to improve dried blood spot (DBS) collection and turn-around of DNA/NAT results to verify early infant diagnosis (EID) of HIV infection.Establish site level patient flow in the MCH unit to improve wait times and strengthen the quality of care mothers and babies receive at the facility.
  • Coordinate and provide logistic support for the program related events such as trainings, workshops, assessment visits, and annual work planning to support clinical transformation and training of staff.
  • Write and submit required reports for the facility and ensure that reports are submitted to the Senior Supervising Senior Pediatrician and the clinical staff (Project Manager) at Meharry Medical College Global Health and HIV Clinical Services headquarters, and copies to the In-Country Director.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Meharry Management.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Licensed Practicing Paediatrician.
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia.
  • Knowledge of Care Coordination, Quality Assurance, and HIV Testing Requirements.
  • Knowledge on current HIV treatment guidelines including adherence support and adverse drug reactions monitoring for paediatric patients (ages 0 – 14 years old).
  • Experience practicing pediatrics medicine within healthcare environment
  • Commitment and dedication to retaining patient confidentiality.
  • Must have training in antiretroviral drugs formulations and qualifications to prescribe paediatric ART.
  • Experience in healthcare and community-based health programming for HIV
  • Practice of current HIV treatment guidelines for paediatric patients.
  • Understanding of health facility, screening tools, registers, client files and other necessary heath documents

Method of Application

For consideration please send cover letter and CV with position applied for in the subject line to this email below:

Please note that due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
21 Aug 20:19
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