National Clinical Mentor at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte

APIN Public Health initiatives (APIN)

Job Description / Responsibility

The candidate is expected to build the capability of frontline Healthcare workers to provide quality HIV clinical services offered as part of a comprehensive package of care.


Provide on-site clinical training to clinicians on HIV treatment according to the national guidelines, including adult and pediatric ART and the treatment of tuberculosis and other opportunistic diseases.

Provide training through clinical consultation, assisting local clinicians in identifying key bottlenecks affecting patients’ access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), and helping them with direct patient care as needed.

Provide Continuous medical education, which may include didactic training sessions to health professionals, as needed. All training will be in accordance with the national guidelines.

Provide health worker capacity-building sessions using various methodologies (including use of project ECHO low bandwidth video conferencing)

Develop standard operating procedures for the provision of HIV clinical care at the health facility in collaboration with the ministry of health and other stakeholders. This may include troubleshooting problems with the patient flow, tracking defaulters, or clarifying referral pathways by developing appropriate algorithms

Submit a monthly report on training and technical assistance activities, as well as findings and recommendations for strengthening services in the health facility and compliance with the national treatment guidelines

Perform other duties related to clinical mentoring as assigned.

Educational Requirements

    Must possess a Degree in Medical Sciences (MBBS or equivalent). Postgraduate qualification/Master's level training in Public Health, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Obstetrics will be an advantage.

Experience Requirements

    At least 5 years of experience with clinical HIV and AIDS care, including the provision of antiretroviral therapy (ART)

    Must have at least 2 years of experience with program planning, assessment, and implementation of HIV clinical care programs. Experience in the provision of HIV clinical training

    Previous experience in HIV-related operational research is an advantage

Additional Job Requirements

    Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria

    Good knowledge of current trends and normative guidance (national and international) in HIV clinical care and service delivery

    Experience in coordinating multi-disciplinary HIV clinical teams for effective service delivery

    Willingness to travel to clinics and hospitals in assigned geographical areas.

    Demonstrated coaching and mentoring ability

    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people of different backgrounds

    Ability to apply problem-solving skills to ongoing challenges.

    Strong organizing, planning, and prioritizing skills

    Sensitivity to different cultural working environments

    Ability to analyze and interpret data, and write reports

    Capacity to operate both as a team player in large diverse teams as well as individually.

    Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

    Proficiency in computers and software/applications such as presentation software, spreadsheets, and video conferencing.

Company Information
APIN Public Health initiatives (APIN) Address : 10 Ndagi Mamudu Close, Behind Apostolic Faith Church, Jabi District , Abuja , Nigeria Web : Website

Job Summary

APIN Public Health initiatives (APIN)
  • Category : Healthcare
  • Posted on : 22 Sep 2022
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : APIN Public Health initiatives (APIN)
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Ondo
  • Application Deadline : 30 Sep 2022

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