MD Infectious Diseases Senior Specialist

Doctors With Africa
Shinyanga, Tanzania
Full time Staff

START DATE
June 2019

DURATION
6-12 months

REQUIREMENTS

  • University Degree in Medicine and Surgery with further specialisation or equivalent title in Infectious Disease
  • Minimum of three years of work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English; knowledge of Kiswahili will be an asset
  • Solid experience in the field of HIV
  • Previous professional experience in Developing Countries

KEY DUTIES
The Infectious Disease Senior Medical Specialist ensures a better quality of treatment for HIV + patients
In particular, he/she will:

  • Ensure the improvement of the quality of HIV services in the centre (HUB): conduct clinical activity in CTC (visit patients, define therapies, schedule follow-up etc.), collaborate with the laboratory manager to improve the quality of examinations, supervise drug procurement
  • project supervised and collaborate with the pharmacist so that drugs and materials are adequately and regularly provided, both for HUB activities and for Club activities in dispensaries and village
  • provide on-the-job training for HIV personnel: VCT staff, nurses, CO and midwives
  • collaborate in the realization of training activities for the local staff of the Hospital
  • participate, if requested by the PM, in coordination meetings with partners, religious authorities, local authorities and civil society representatives
  • supervise and collaborate with the pharmacist so that the drugs and healthcare materials are adequately and regularly provided for both HUB activities and club activities in dispensaries and villages

 

Closing date: 
28th February 2019