Right to Care is a Johannesburg based non-profit (section 21) National coverage. Right to Care delivers and supports the provision of quality health care through innovative approaches that are responsive to health care needs.
Right to Care has the following vacancy and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.
Position: Sessional Doctors
Location: Free State, Northern Cape and KwaZulu – Natal Regions: various locations within the regions
Reporting to: Regional Clinical Lead
Right to Care seeks to have a pool of HPCSA registered Medical Officers with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in TB/HIV programmes to support the implementation of TB/HIV programmes in various Correctional Services Management Areas and Correctional Centres in the regions. The final appointment and allocation will be based on a needs assessment. Traveling within the Management Area and Region may be required from time to time. The applicants should expect that the working environment and conditions are in line with those of a correctional services facilities.
Qualifications and Experience:
- MBCHB or equivalent
- Certification in HIV and/or TB management
- A post graduate qualification in HIV Management or Public Health will be an added advantage
- At least 5 years clinical experience, 2 of which should have been in the clinical practice of HIV and related medicine
- At least 1 year recent experience in public health
- Experience in working in correctional services will be an added advantage
Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
- Competent in HIV, TB and STI programme implementation
- Ability to lead, supervise and support counsellors and peer educators and other support group facilitators to initiate and maintain support groups
- Good communication, interpersonal, conflict management and negotiation skills
- Team leader and team player
- Valid code 08 driver’s license
- Implement a comprehensive HIV/TB/STI care and treatment programme at facility level
- Ensure provision of quality clinical healthcare in correctional facilities
- Inform the development and adaptation of guidelines for treatment
- Promote and support the establishment of referral links to ensure continuation of treatment of patients
- Implement tools of good practice i.e. treatment standards and guidelines, SOPs, registers, clinical stationery etc.
- Participate in the assessment of clinical skills and training needs of all levels of health care workers in the correctional facilities
- Capacity building of nurses and other health care workers, as may be required, through on the job training and mentoring
- Maintain and submit records of activities
- Participate in programme audits
- Ability to plan and manage one’s own time effectively.
- Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team
- Performing tasks accurately, completely and effectively in line with management expectations and department performance standards.
Interested applicants must submit their CV, a copy of their ID and qualifications and letter of motivation by:
Fax number: 086 433 2646
Closing date: 30 September 2014
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