Counselor 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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
One years of experience in Health Sector. Experience in program related to HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care services
Provide ongoing counseling to clients attending the clinic, ability to record dataand prepare reports
Ability to interact with technical experts and experience of working with Government Systems and Structures and support to facilitate continued medical education and technical working group meetings in the assigned clinic/location
Collaborate with other health care professionals (medical officer, nurse, social worker, community health care worker, home-based caregiver, and psychologist) to adhere treatment protocol adopted by Nepal Government
Computer literate with the workable knowledge on MS Office package and E-mail
Able to work to meet deadlines and cope with a large number of tasks at one time
Education + Experience:
Intermediate (Proficiency Certificate) in General Medicine (Health Assistant) or Nursing (Staff Nurse) from recognized institution and registered in concerned professional council
Qualified Nepali citizen from the same province (local candidates) are encouraged to apply with updated CV and application to E-mail address email@example.com. Please write the position title in the subject line of the separate application. Deadline to apply for the positions is October 20, 2019.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and oral interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained and any effort to influence the selection process will result in disqualification.AHF reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without assigning any reason whatsoever. This position is subject to availability of the fund and approval.
AHF is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups and women representing key populations (KPs) of the HIV Prevention to Care Program are especially encouraged to apply.