The Aurum Institute Latest Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

15 Jun, 2020

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Vacancies South Africa

The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Global Health Research and Systems.

We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV.



Job Title: District Clinical Advisor {GM-}
Location: Brits, North West, South Africa
Reference: # {GM-}
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Work Description:
The District Clinical Advisor is responsible for training and mentoring DOH / Aurum clinicians in the management of TB and HIV cases. The role provides guidance and shares skills/expertise on best practice with respect to the management of patients with advanced TB and / or HIV cases. The role is also responsible to optimize the capacity of DOH / Aurum staff to provide comprehensive, integrated management of HIV and TB; through a systematic Quality Improvement approach.

Technical Work Responsibilities
•Stakeholder management
•Apply knowledge relating to TB and/or HIV management
•File and Facility Audits piloting and audit roll-out implementation
•Develop customised programmes based on situational analyses/file and facility audits
•Facilitate Continuous Quality Improvement and ensure programme improvement
•Clinical management of HIV/AIDS and TB
•Training and mentoring health care providers
•Represent Aurum at sub-district level organizational and external stakeholder meetings, as may be required
•Implementation of a Situational Analysis of the state of TB and HIV clinical care in the sub-district; including but not limited to:
•Implementation of file and facility audits to determine the state of clinical (and other) management of HIV-infected persons and TB in select DOH facilities and all Aurum facilities in the sub-district; in order to inform (along with the “Rapid Assessment”) development of a customized programme of quality and sustainable care for HIV-infected patients with complicated TB
•To obtain a district-wide understanding of the management of HIV-infected persons
•Keeping abreast of international developments and debates on HIV/AIDs and TB prevention, care and treatment
•Clinical consultation of patients at Aurum-supported secondary and tertiary TB& HIV clinics in order to retain clinical acumen and expertise

•A medical degree (MBChB)
•Up to date & valid registration with the HPCSA
•Demonstrable thorough understanding of the SA Department of Health district health system, policies and guidelines
•Demonstrable knowledge of HIV/AIDS TB management beyond primary care level

•A Diploma in HIV/TB Management
•Experience in Quality Improvement methodology

•At least 4 years’ experience in patient management in the TB/HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care field
•Demonstrable experience in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and TB beyond primary care level
•At least 2 years’ experience in training health care providers
•A track record of the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

•SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
•Advanced computer skills
•Driver’s licence
•Own car
•Minimal/Moderate/Excessive overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air if required
•Willing to work overtime

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Application Deadline: 25/06/2020

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