Technical Assistants, Clinical Services in Rivers, Nigeria

at Fhi360

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
  • The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Job Summary / Responsibilities
Basic Function:
With the State coordinator and the TO from the coordinating team, the Technical Assistant- clinical Services will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality L.G.A. level  (both at health facility and Community level) HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.

Duties and Responsibilities
Community level:

  • Support the coordination, implementation of LGA scale up and daily monitoring of the operational teams to achieve on the 90:90:90 assigned targets in the priority LGAs.
  • Facilitate the efficient cART drive, ensuring quantitative, qualitative and retentive deliverables are achieved
  • Saturate assigned wards in LGAs with HIV service interventions through household coverage and population access
  • Strengthening effective referrals and linkages between facility and priority LGAs in the target drive
  • Conduct same day evaluation and enrollment of all patients who test HIV positive
  • Ensure same day ART initiation for eligible pregnant women and general populations
  • Work with field case managers and community structures to strengthening referrals and linkages for health facility and community level services.
  • Ensure timely daily ART/PMTCT updates are provided to the state cART coordinating team including success stories, reports, logistics supply, commodities and community daily service summaries.
  • Attend to other duties assigned by supervising leads.

Health facility level:

  • Support the optimization of comprehensive HIV & PMTCT services in the facility by instituting 80% PITC and maximized initiation, retention and VL suppression rates
  • Support the QI capacity of providers in utilizing data analysis for program improvement


  • MBBS with a minimum of 1 year post national youth service experience in clinical care,
  • Registered Nurse /Midwife with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.
  • A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS, TB and TBHIV technical areas.


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