Clinical Manager
Ntice Search
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
3d ago
source : Careers24

We are looking to appoint a Clinical Manager to support and deliver on the clinical components of various NACOSA's grants implemented across 7 provinces in SA.

This role will report into the Programme Director.Policies & procedures* Participate in strategic planning sessions* Develop policy / position papers on aspects of our HIV prevention, treatment, care and support programme* Implementation of and adherence to specific related programme policies* Keeping abreast of developments in HIV treatment guidelines, especially those for key and vulnerable populations, and ensure that our programmes are aligned to these.

Programme development & management* Formulate deliverables forming part of relevant descriptions to ensure that all role players are aware of the functions and responsibilities of the team.

  • Develop an annual operational plan(s)* Monitor implementation of operational plan weekly and monthly* Assist the M&E Manager to develop and review the annual performance framework* Lead the team, ensuring that beneficiaries access testing services, treatment and are retained in care.
  • Assist with costing exercises* Ensure optimal procurement and supply chain management of medical commodities* Manage expenditure of clinical deliverables.
  • Identify research opportunities.Programme Support to Sub-Recipients* Lead the capacity assessment of SRs to provide services including HIV Testing Services (HTS), Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services, TB screening, adherence support.
  • Identify the capacity-building needs of SRs with regards to patient flow and triage, implementation of protocols and guidelines, patient monitoring and referral.
  • Develop SR skills development plans for continuous quality improvement initiatives.* Assist and guide the Training Institute to develop curricula related to the improvement of technical skills and following universal hygiene standards / precautions at SR level.
  • Assist with the development of relevant programmatic standard operating procedures, job aids and training material.* Facilitate implementation on HIV / TB policies in health services delivered by SRs by providing training, mentoring, and coaching of SRs' professional nurses.
  • Arrange outsourced specialized training for SR clinical staff and manage consultant contracts.* Develop monitoring tools and organize team site visits to ensure SRs compliance with biomedical service delivery laws, policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Lead the review and analysis of SR reports and site visit findings to identify service delivery gaps, risks and impact.
  • Ensure team addresses shortcomings and risks immediately and effectively.Networking & advocacy* Network with, and build strategic alliances and relationships with key stakeholders, District support partners (DSP) and organisations.
  • Develop and maintain constructive and close working relationships with the relevant national, provincial and district Departments of Health.
  • Lobby key stakeholders to ensure an appropriate HIV / AIDS response to key and vulnerable populations.* Identify and actively engage with potential new strategic and donor partners.
  • Human resource management* Manage the clinical team* Support the HR Manager in the recruitment of new staffRequired qualifications, skills and experience* Registered professional nurse with the SANC (Required)* NIMART and Dispensing certificates* South African national* Worked for an NGO sector - (desirable)* 10 years' work experience from a clinical practice* 3 years' experience in management* Knowledge of SA HIV and TB policies* Able to negotiate across all levels* Strong planning and organisational skills

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