Technical Assistants: Clinical Services -

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Technical Assistants: Clinical Services 

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

 

Number of Persons Required

Sixteen (16)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the HIV Specialist     

 

Job Summary

  • With the HIV Specialists, the Technical Assistant – Clinical Services will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs (ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV, RH/HIV, and HTS)
  • Provide other services including direct service provision support at facility level based on the ongoing HIV and TB surge in Cross River state.

 

Job Requirements

Education

  • MBBS with a minimum of 1 year post national youth service experience in clinical care OR
  • Registered Nurse/Midwife/ BSc in Nursing with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.

 

 

Attributes:

  • 1-3 years post qualification experience.
  • A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS, TB and TB/HIV technical areas
  • Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government and non-government settings
  • Proven ability in supervising staff.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to extend working hours to meet deadlines and at short notice
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams to produce excellent results under pressure
  • Ability to use key computing applications e g MS Office Suite etc and knowledge of different database (DHIS or LAMIS) is a plus.

 

 

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database (DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

Limited

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.