MMC Technical Advisor for Jhpiego Gauteng

Background of Host Organization

Jhpiego South Africa has been operating in South Africa since 1995 and currently works on two major projects which share a common goal of increasing access to high-quality HIV and AIDS services. Jhpiego SA has worked with groups from the community to the national level to build sustainable, local capacity through advocacy, policy development, and quality and performance improvement approaches. In addition to this, Jhpiego SA offers the necessary high-quality experience implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs and effective management skills to successfully implement the “Strengthening Local Capacity to Provide Sustainable HIV-Related Care and Treatment Services” Program in South Africa.

Location

Pretoria, Gauteng

Degree Requirements

MBCHB or MBBS

Personal Requirements

To apply for this position you must have completed a Masters Degree or have completed 80% of your Masters course work. South African citizenship or permanent residence is essential.

Contract

12 months

Commencement Date

November 2011

Job Description

The clinical MC Technical Advisor manages the day-to-day operation of project training activities to rapidly build sustainable capacity within Mpumalanga PDOH and Nkangala district to promote comprehensive MMC services as a primary prevention of HIV. The Clinical MMC Technical Advisor assists with adaptation of international best practices to local context and ensures consistent application of evidence-based practices across all project activities. He works closely with health care providers and health sites on assessments, skills development, site strengthening and quality assurance.

  • Provide MMC training to health care providers and supportive supervision as necessary
  • Ensure that the project meet the set MMC targets in accordance with national and PEPFAR standards while meeting internationally recognized standards of quality of care
  • Provide clinical technical assistance to MOVE teams
  • Oversee implementation of quality assurance approaches
  • Appraise the Chief of Party and project staff of successes, challenges, best practices and lessons learned, and design, deliver and participate in relevant updates on new technical knowledge and approaches
  • Contribute to annual work planning in close collaboration with Chief of Party and the rest of the project team
  • Conduct periodic supervision of MOVE teams stationed within Mpumalanga to ensure training and follow-up
  • Utilize project M&E data for decision-making in scale-up of activities

 

For more information please contact: Leanne Camara PEPFAR Fellowship Programme Tel: +27 12 816 9000 / 9088 Fax: +27 086 567 0289 E-mail: fellowship@foundation.co.za or visit our website to apply online.

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