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Latest Recruitment at Society for Family Health (SFH), 6th December, 2019

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Officer, Nursing Services

Ref. No.: sfh-25626
Location:
 Adamawa, Nigeria
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • These position will be responsible for conducting clinical assessments to determine the clinical urgency of the clients’ presenting health concerns and culminate with the allocation of a care category, which determines the time and sequence in which they receive services.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Medical Records; managing client record, ensuring accurate data entry, filing/archiving and retrievals.
  • S/He will provide comprehensive triage (in-clinic and mobile) and clinical assessment service to clients resulting in safe and appropriate clinical decisions that reflect their healthcare needs.
  • S/He will initiate appropriate nursing interventions (e.g. first aid and emergency interventions) to improve client outcomes and secure the safety of clients and clinic staff, facilitate the triage process using clinical knowledge and appropriate interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Nursing or completion of an accredited nursing programme.
  • A minimum of 3 (three) years of experience in nursing practises, including the practise of triage nursing.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate computerised triage assessment records is an advantage.
  • Must possess good organisational and interpersonal communication skills


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Pharmacist

Ref Id: sfh-80125
Location: Adamawa
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the delivery of quality antiretroviral therapy (ART) services, through ensuring an efficient supply of medicines and delivering client-oriented services to promote appropriate use.
  • S/He will manage the Pharmacy Unit to ensure excellent delivery of pharmaceutical care and uninterrupted supply of anti-retroviral drugs and other relevant medications.
  • S/ S/he will also ensure that the project maintains good pharmacy practice and Standards in clinical service delivery.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Services. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field would be added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in public health programs with a focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
  • Must possess a proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and implementing health projects conducted with disease control programmes in low-income countries.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the ART regime and current global/national guidelines for dispensing ARV.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Req ID: sfh-73916
Location: Adamawa
Department: Programs
Contract Duration: One year (renewable)

Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Support data management and quality assurance under the HIV project.
  • Maintain excel level databases of all persons reached and tested for HIV and all persons identified as positive and their sequelae.
  • Provide initiatives for improving information flow and existing systems.
  • Supervise and ensure data quality at the field level
  • Prepare accurate data reports showing inconsistency and gaps.
  • Support routine data collection and dissemination of information from the project sites.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of a First Degree in Statistics, Sociology, Economics or any other related course
  • Minimum of One (1) year hands-on monitoring & evaluation experience in developing and implementing monitoring plans working within an NGO sector.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office application (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and other statistical applications, e.g. DHIS2.
  • Ability to make propose solutions related to issues with data generated.

Skills and Competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organise, and manage resources for the successful completion of projects.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Pharmacist

Ref Id: sfh-02822
Location: Bauchi
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • This position will be responsible for the delivery of quality antiretroviral therapy (ART) services, through ensuring an efficient supply of medicines and delivering client-oriented services to promote appropriate use.
  • S/He will manage the Pharmacy Unit to ensure excellent delivery of pharmaceutical care and uninterrupted supply of anti-retroviral drugs and other relevant medications.
  • S/ S/he will also ensure that the project maintains good pharmacy practice and Standards in clinical service delivery.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Services. Master’s degree in Public Health or related field would be added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in public health programs with a focus on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
  • Must possess a proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary environment and implementing health projects conducted with disease control programmes in low-income countries.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the ART regime and current global/national guidelines for dispensing ARV.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Officer, Nursing Services

Ref. No.: sfh-38799
Location:
 Bauchi, Nigeria
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • These positions will be responsible conducting clinical assessments to determine the clinical urgency of the clients’ presenting health concerns and culminate with the allocation of a care category, which determines the time and sequence in which they receive services.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Medical Records; managing client record, ensuring accurate data entry, filing/archiving and retrievals.
  • S/He will provide comprehensive triage (in-clinic and mobile) and clinical assessment service to clients resulting in safe and appropriate clinical decisions that reflect their healthcare needs.
  • S/He will initiate appropriate nursing interventions (e.g. first aid and emergency interventions) to improve client outcomes and secure the safety of clients and clinic staff, facilitate the triage process using clinical knowledge and appropriate interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Nursing or completion of an accredited nursing programme.
  • A minimum of 3 (three) years of experience in nursing practises, including the practise of triage nursing.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate computerised triage assessment records is an advantage.
  • Must possess good organisational and interpersonal communication skills


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Adherence Counsellor

Ref Id: sfh-40918
Location: Adamawa, Adamawa, Nigeria
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The Adherence counsellor will be responsible for providing education on HIV-related issues and adherence counselling services at the health facility level within the HIV Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC)

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provide psychosocial and continuous support as well as treatment preparation to clients in the health facility.
  • Identify and address challenges/barriers to adherence.
  • Organise and facilitate support group sessions for infected and affected clients, including groups with special needs, e.g. discordant couples, youth/adolescent and children.
  • Address aspects of behaviour change in relation to HIV and ART.
  • Support clients disclose their HIV status.
  • Facilitate the delivery of relevant information to clients enrolled in the one-stop-shop (OSS).

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or any other related course
  • Minimum of two (2) years post NYSC experience, which must be inclusive of a minimum of one (1) year experience in Adherence Counsellor in HIV service delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Clinical Supervisor

Ref. No.: sfh-68397
Location:
 Adamawa, Nigeria
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The Clinical Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring direct provision of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) services in an integrated community health centre setting, developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with community stakeholders and evaluating service delivery outcomes.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • S/He will work with the programme team to develop and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the provision of ART services to Key Populations.
  • Provide ART services to Key Populations in line with current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and national guidelines both at the One-stop-shop (OSS) and through mobile ART.
  • Supervise clinical HIV treatment protocols in each clinical department to reflect the needs of the target population and ensure consistency of treatment services throughout the OSS.
  • S/He will be responsible for effective management and supervision of clinicians, health service providers, volunteers and case managers at the OSS as well as mobile ART teams.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Medical Degree (MBBS, MBChB, or MBBCh)
  • Minimum of three (3) years medical experience in providing care for clients which must be inclusive of a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the direct provision of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) services in an integrated community health centre setting.
  • Knowledge of global and national HIV treatment standards

Skills and Competency required:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, social and behaviour change communication skills.
  • A health programming professional with good experience in diplomacy and relationship management.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop capacity in staff.
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Clinical Supervisor

Location: Bauchi, Nigeria
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile
The Clinical Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring direct provision of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) services in an integrated community health centre setting, developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with community stakeholders and evaluating service delivery outcomes.

Job Role

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • S/He will work with the programme team to develop and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the provision of ART services to Key Populations.
  • Provide ART services to Key Populations in line with current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and national guidelines both at the One-stop-shop (OSS) and through mobile ART.
  • Supervise clinical HIV treatment protocols in each clinical department to reflect the needs of the target population and ensure consistency of treatment services throughout the OSS.
  • S/He will be responsible for effective management and supervision of clinicians, health service providers, volunteers and case managers at the OSS as well as mobile ART teams.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must possess a Medical Degree (MBBS, MBChB, or MBBCh)
  • Minimum of three (3) years medical experience in providing care for clients which must be inclusive of a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the direct provision of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) services in an integrated community health centre setting.
  • Knowledge of global and national HIV treatment standards

Skills and Competency required:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, social and behaviour change communication skills.
  • A health programming professional with good experience in diplomacy and relationship management. Ability to coach, mentor and develop capacity in staff.
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Adherence Counsellor

Ref Id: sfh-62976
Location: Bauchi
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The Adherence counsellor will be responsible for providing education on HIV-related issues and adherence counselling services at the health facility level within the HIV Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC)

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provide psychosocial and continuous support as well as treatment preparation to clients in the health facility.
  • Identify and address challenges/barriers to adherence.
  • Organise and facilitate support group sessions for infected and affected clients, including groups with special needs, e.g. discordant couples, youth/adolescent and children.
  • Address aspects of behaviour change in relation to HIV and ART.
  • Support clients disclose their HIV status.
  • Facilitate the delivery of relevant information to clients enrolled in the one-stop-shop (OSS).

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or any other related course
  • Minimum of two (2) years post NYSC experience, which must be inclusive of a minimum of one (1) year experience in Adherence Counsellor in HIV service delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Laboratory Scientist

Ref. No.: sfh-11517
Location:
 Adamawa, Nigeria
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The Laboratory Scientist are responsible for establishing and running the laboratory in the HIV treatment facility.
  • The medical care provided in these health facilities includes disease-specific components such as HIV/AIDS care and treatment; treatment of co-infection of HIV with Tuberculosis, Hepatitis screening and management of sexually transmitted infections.
  • S/He will also ensure that all requested laboratory tests are suitably conducted to enable correct diagnosis and treat of patients.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A Degree or Diploma in Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science or Microbiology with Applied Medical Parasitology and Bacteriology.
  • A minimum of two (2) years Post – NYSC experience.
  • Experience in sample collection and analysis (e.g. blood, stool, sputum)
  • Experience in implementing a supply management system.
  • Knowledge of all basic laboratory techniques and quality control systems
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organise and prioritise workload
  • Experience in working in a laboratory offering specific tests for ART treatment monitoring


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: MIS Data Consultant

Ref Id: sfh-31735
Location: Adamawa
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The MIS Data consultant are responsible for ensuring accurate collection of data in the facility and provides initiatives to improve the quality of data generated from the facility.

Job-role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure that the health workers duly complete all client cards.
  • Ensure that all services delivered by the health facility are duly registered in the designated registers.
  • Prepare monthly services statistics for the facilities
  • Ensure that all data from the field office are entered into the designated databases
  • Facilitate the conduct of operations, research with the data to improve learning and programming.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Sociology, Economics or any other related course with two (2) years Post-NYSC experience in managing project data
  • Knowledge of use of the DHIS2 database
  • Knowledge of HIV health care is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Laboratory Scientist

Ref. No.: sfh-20866
Location:
 Bauchi, Nigeria
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The Laboratory Scientist are responsible for establishing and running the laboratory in the HIV treatment facility.
  • The medical care provided in these health facilities includes disease-specific components such as HIV/AIDS care and treatment; treatment of co-infection of HIV with Tuberculosis, Hepatitis screening and management of sexually transmitted infections.
  • S/He will also ensure that all requested laboratory tests are suitably conducted to enable correct diagnosis and treat of patients.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A degree or diploma in Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science or Microbiology with Applied Medical Parasitology and bacteriology.
  • A minimum of two (2) years Post – NYSC experience.
  • Experience in sample collection and analysis (e.g. blood, stool, sputum)
  • Experience in implementing a supply management system.
  • Knowledge of all basic laboratory techniques and quality control systems
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organise and prioritise workload
  • Experience in working in a laboratory offering specific tests for ART treatment monitoring


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: MIS Data Consultant

Ref Id: sfh-53023
Location: Bauchi
Contract Duration: One-year (renewable)

Job Profile

  • The MIS Data consultant are responsible for ensuring accurate collection of data in the facility and provides initiatives to improve the quality of data generated from the facility.

Job-role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure that the health workers duly complete all client cards.
  • Ensure that all services delivered by the health facility are duly registered in the designated registers.
  • Prepare monthly services statistics for the facilities
  • Ensure that all data from the field office are entered into the designated databases
  • Facilitate the conduct of operations, research with the data to improve learning and programming.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Sociology, Economics or any other related course with two (2) years Post-NYSC experience in managing project data
  • Knowledge of use of the DHIS2 database
  • Knowledge of HIV health care is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Location: Bauchi
Department: Programs
Contract Duration: One year (renewable)

Job Role
The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Support data management and quality assurance under the HIV project.
  • Maintain excel level databases of all persons reached and tested for HIV and all persons identified as positive and their sequelae.
  • Provide initiatives for improving information flow and existing systems.
  • Supervise and ensure data quality at the field level
  • Prepare accurate data reports showing inconsistency and gaps.
  • Support routine data collection and dissemination of information from the project sites.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of a First Degree in Statistics, Sociology, Economics or any other related course
  • Minimum of One (1) year hands-on monitoring & evaluation experience in developing and implementing monitoring plans working within an NGO sector.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office application (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and other statistical applications, e.g. DHIS2.
  • Ability to make propose solutions related to issues with data generated.

Skills and Competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organise, and manage resources for the successful completion of projects.

Deadline: 13th December, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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