Clinical Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • Applications have closed

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Vacancy title:

Clinical Officer Chongwe Urban Clinic – Chongwe

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Deadline of this Job:

Monday, February 19 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


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The successful candidates will be required to perform the following responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical care to both pediatric and adult clients.
  • Ensures compliance with productivity standard by coordinating patient scheduling.
  • Examines diagnoses and treats diseases of infants, children, and adults.
  • Determines need for patient examinations and laboratory investigations and be able to interpret findings and test results.
  • Advises patients’ concerning diet, hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease.
  • Assists counselors with disclosure of HIV status to pediatric clients.
  • Refers patients to medical specialists or other practitioners for specialized treatment.
  • Prepares and reviews case histories and clinical records of infants, children, and adults.
  • Authorizes refills for medications.
  • Completes patient diagnosis forms.
  • Attending some of clinic case conferences to discuss difficult patients.
  • Works with the clinic team to accommodate urgent care/walk-in patients.
  • Schedules vacation or conference leave time at least one month in advance.
  • Works with the responsible staff to ensure all reports needed from the sites are processed and sent to AHF Zambia office in a timely manner.
  • Works with the clinic in-charge to ensure all supplies required for the smooth running of the clinic are always available.
  • Participate in AHF meetings/committees such as medical staff meetings, general staff meetings and CME activities.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Diploma in Clinical Medical Sciences.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in HIV care and treatment.
  • Must be trained in pediatrics and adults HIV Management.
  • Must have a sound knowledge in the basic medical disciplines to allow for accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of clinical problems.
  • Knowledge of clinical protocols and procedures in the management of HIV related diseases.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

The following requirements and certifications are a must:

  • Registered with the Health Professionals Council of Zambia.
  • A Valid practicing License.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education: Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure

  • Interested candidates meeting the above stated qualifications and skills are required to submit their applications letters with the following documents: Curriculum Vitae with Three (3) traceable Referees, academic and professional qualifications, full registration with relevant Professional Bodies where applicable to the address below by Wednesday, 7th February 2024.
  • Applicants should provide valid phone numbers for easy communication. Applications should be clearly marked in the Email Subject line with the position being applied for as shown below.
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  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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