Medical Director at Management Alternatives Limited

Management Alternatives Limited – Our client, is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles, California. It is registered in Nigeria as an organization focused on AIDS Care Prevention and Advocacy. The organization works in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health to provide free HIV/AIDS services; HIV prevention and treatment (ART), capacity building and advocacy in resource constrained settings. They currently operate in 6 states including; Benue, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross River, Anambra and supports 62 clinic sites country wide.To further enhance its service provision and maintain it high standards of quality healthcare, the organization is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Medical DirectorCode: MAL/AHF/001Location: AbujaJob Classification: Full timeReports to: Country Program DirectorSummaryUnder the supervision of the Country Program Director, the Medical Director is tasked with overseeing all medical activities across all AHF-Nigeria supported facilities, covering all comprehensive sites supported by AHF in Nigeria, ensuring delivery of high quality standard of care for all patients through training, staff mentorship, supervision and adherence to SOPs and guidelines.S/He is the primary person responsible for the coordination, implementation, and overall supervision of health operations of the project in Nigeria.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesLeadership and Management:He/she oversees AHF medical operations in Nigeria and supports theCountry Program Director to efficiently and effectively deliver quality clinical services in the country.Monitors and Leads the development of treatment work plans for all sites.He/she participates in staff need assessment, interviewing, and induction of new hired staff.He/she participates in setting health/clinical performance targets and staff appraisal and addressing concerns of employees under his/her supervision.Supports the operations of the programs in the country to ensure efficient service delivery in each site/program areaLeads and represents AHF in all stakeholder’s meetings and ensures a follow through of instituted policies through proper accountabilityProvides technical support to the Treatment program and work with the Prevention lead to ensures linkage to treatment and care program through well-established processes of patient linkages and service integrationAttends key technical partners’ meetings and provides feedback to management.Clinical Responsibilities:Ensures that standard quality of clinical services is delivered at all AHF supported sites.Ensures effective patient flow in all sites, especially those with high volume of patients and coordinate periodic operations research to monitor performance and assure improved quality.Works with medical team to identify early warning resistance indicators and intervention strategiesRemains updated on current trends and standards in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and related illnessesParticipates in the elaboration/monitoring of annual targets and ensure that they are achieved in all regional sitesS/He is the point person for channeling and management of difficult casesProvides periodic comprehensive support supervision reports, adhering to the tools provided by AHFPromotes the implementation of standard operating procedures for all activities relating to good clinical practice and ensures functional QI teams are in existence at site levelsStrengthens and ensures TB/HIV, PMTCT, ART and other integrated services are delivered in an integrated service delivery model.Supervisory Responsibilities:Provides technical leadership and mentorship to doctors, nurses, laboratory scientists, pharmacist working in the different facilities in the country to ensure continuous growth and learningWorks with the program pharmacist to ensure that pharmacy operations are in accordance with good pharmacy practicesIdentifies and promotes operational research at country level and builds capacity among the staff in case presentations and elaboration of scientific papersProvides supervisory functions over all health administrative arms of the organization in country to ensure compliance to set out guidelines

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