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Clinical Officer Interns x10 at Right to Care Zambia

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Right to Care Zambia

Right to Care Zambia has the following internship opportunities in the following locations and encourages suitably candidates to apply:

Position: Clinical Officer Interns

Number of Positions: 10

Location: Muchinga Province (Shiwangandu – Matumbo RHC, Mpika – Chikakala RHC)  Luapula Province (Chipili – Chipili RHC, Nchelenge – Kabuta RHC, Mansa – Kapompwa RHC, Samfya – Kasaka RHC) Northern Province (Musa RHC, Shibwalya Kapila RHC)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Required Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Ordinary level (GCSE)/ Grade Twelve
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  • Must have Graduated NOT Earlier than 2020.
  • Fully paid-up member of HPCZ

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Clinical Medicine
  • Previous Volunteer Experience working in ART management facility and Primary Health Care and community-based health programming for HIV.
  • Knowledge of HIV Counselling, testing and ART Adherence, eMTCT, EID, HIV Pediatric treatment, support, and care services.
  • Previous volunteer experience in ART management at facility and Community levels respectively, with broad understanding of the collaborative aspect of community vs Facility leverages as an added advantage.
  • Paid up Member of Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ)

TECHNICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Orientated.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management skills and ability to determine priorities.
  • Professional Ethics.
  • Counselling skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Participate in Implementing the targeted, high yield testing strategies such as index testing of sexual networks, HIV self-testing in men and AGYW with confirmation and linkage to care, and optimized PITC,
  • Participate in ensuring that 95 percent of PLHIV across all age and sex bands know their HIV status.
  • Participate in ensuring that 95 percent of those who newly test positive through rapid initiation protocols at the facility and in the community are initiated.
  • Participate in Rapid initiation to reduce the number of people lost between testing and initiation and reduce the need to bring people who know their status but are not on treatment back into care.
  • Participate in ensuring that 95 percent of those initiated to care should be virally suppressed.
  • Participate in monitoring VL suppression rates, scale-up VL testing services, including increasing testing capacity, demand creation, specimen transport, and result utilization
  • Participate in identifying and diagnosing opportunistic infections.
  • Participate in ensure that NACS are made available to 90 percent of those eligible to improve the nutrition of ART patients, thereby improving adherence, retention and VL suppression.
  • Participate in providing age-band targeted VMMC to avert new infections and reduce the spread of HIV.
  • Implement PrEP among high-risk key and priority populations such as sex workers and adolescents and young adults. Provide Cervical Cancer screening to all the eligible women in the facilities.
  • Participate in ensuring data quality and completion in registers, clients, files, and tools every day to improve quality care to clients.
  • Participate in ensuring data quality control quantitative processes through timely input of data and submission of reports such as the facility daily report feedback and submission of facility summary reports on respective organization platforms.

Method of Application

  • Applications in the form of a cover letter, CV and Qualification Transcripts must be submitted to Vacancy26@righttocare.org
  • All applicants are required to complete an online competency assessment accessible using this link – https://my.assessio.com/right-to-care-clinical-interns-zm
  • All applicants MUST indicate the preferred location e.g (District and facility name) of choice in the subject line of the email.
  • Only applicants that complete the steps above will be considered.