AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

ART Clinic Officer

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

ART Clinic Officer

The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to millions of people in 45 countries. In Nepal, AHF works as AHF Nepal and collaborates at ART clinics to deliver quality treatment and care services. AHF Nepal invites online applications from qualified and competent Nepalese candidates for the following positions:

ART Clinic Officer

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1. ART Clinic Officer, Gorkha- one
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Key Responsibilities: 

ART Clinic Officer is responsible for comprehensive care and counseling to clients in the collaborative ART clinic at Nepal Government’s Hospital. S/he should collaborate with other health care professionals, PLHIV network and groups; provide psychosocial counseling; maintain record of patients care; conduct training to PLHIV and their family; and conduct assigned meetings at ART clinic. He/she is the represents AHF Nepal at local and province level to prove the efficacy and effectiveness of AHF Nepal’s project.

Required qualification and competencies:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and or Nursing with proficiency certificate in General Medicine (Health Assistant) or Nursing(Staff Nurse) from recognized academic institution.
  • More than one year of previous experience working in a healthcare setting, particularly in HIV/AIDS care or related fields, is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS: A strong understanding of HIV/AIDS, its transmission, treatment, and care is essential. Familiarity with antiretroviral therapy (ART) and its management, as well as knowledge of current guidelines and best practices in HIV/AIDS care.
  • Counseling and Support Skills: Experience in providing counseling and support services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS or other chronic illnesses. This includes skills in empathy, active listening, and the ability to address emotional, psychological, and social needs of patients.
  • Clinic Operations: Experience in clinic operations, including appointment scheduling, medical record management, and coordination with healthcare providers. Familiarity with electronic medical records (EMR) systems and healthcare administration processes is advantageous.
  • Teamwork and Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential for collaborating with healthcare providers, patients, and community organizations. The ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team setting is crucial.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Experience working with diverse populations and an understanding of cultural, social, and economic factors influencing HIV/AIDS care is important. Sensitivity to issues related to stigma, discrimination, and health disparities is valuable.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Knowledge of relevant regulations, ethical guidelines, and confidentiality requirements related to HIV/AIDS care, patient privacy, and data management is necessary.
  • Continuous Learning: Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and staying updated on advancements and research in HIV/AIDS care is important.

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