Pulse Health: VMMC Clinical Associates

Pulse Health Solution
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 20 November, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

VMMC Clinical Associates – Giyani (x1) and Tzaneen (x1) (Limpopo)

The clinical associate will implement Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Program at facility level in accordance with SA Department of Health provincial and national guidelines. S/he will provide clinical training, coaching and mentorship of clinicians in supported facilities and districts. S/he will be responsible for ensuring effective coordination of activities with those of the DoH, District Support Partners, and other funded activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and offer Medical Male Circumcision (MMC)
  • Supervise all clinical and support staff members in the delivery of safe and high-quality high-volume VMMC services including the use of the correct VMMC surgical technique.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the team in terms of setting up goal/objectives that will influence VMMC key performance areas
  • Developing policies and standard operating procedures that help the organization maintain compliance with company standards, health care laws and regulations including the use of the correct VMMC surgical technique
  • Responsible for the clinical Continuous Quality Improvement CQI at facility level and be able to take initiatives, plan and monitor activity flow and outcomes accordingly
  • Represent the organization in clinical activities with key stakeholders (Department of Health, private companies, etc.) in liaison with CQI Manager and Project Manager
  • Assess and manage patients through all the VMMC "package of services" (e.g. management of STIs, counselling, suitability to undergo circumcision)
  • Perform medical male circumcision procedures on suitable clients, in accordance with accepted protocols/models
  • Clinical management of pre and post-operative patients
  • Document all VMMC procedures done and / or clinical findings
  • Follow up, monitor and manage patients post VMMC for AE's according to SA National and VMMC guidelines and protocols
  • Ensure rapid reporting and response to any client adverse events
  • Meet Department of Health and funder’s targets(Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, and Annually)
  • Report according to standard VMMC M&E requirements
  • Provision of Post Exposure Prophylaxis according to accepted guidelines
  • Ensure that infection control policies are adhered to
  • Being part of a roving team that performs VMMC in other settings
  • Performing any other duties that will contribute to the efficient running of the VMMC clinic as may be assigned by management

Qualifications & Experience

  • Registered Clinical Associate (ClinA) trained in an accredited school / University (Clinical Associate Degree / Bachelor Clinical Medical Practice BCMP)
  • Postgraduate diploma in Primary Health Care would be an added advantage
  • Registration with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Clinical Associate
  • Certified VMMC Clinical training – Must have at least 2 years post qualification experience in VMMC
  • Familiarity and experience with VMMC for HIV prevention required
  • Experience with QA/quality improvement and supervision approaches preferred
  • Experience in leading a clinical team required
  • Experience with clinical training preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Good telephonic communication skills and telephone etiquette - Good listening skills

To Apply

Applications should be submitted to recruitment@pulsehealth.co.za

Your application must include the following:

  • A cover letter motivating for your application
  • CV
  • Position and location you are applying for

Please note

  • Pulse Health reserves the right not to fill this vacancy or withdraw the advertisement at any stage during the recruitment stage
  • Pulse Health will not pay for relocation costs for candidates who wish to take up positions in a different district or sub-district
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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