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Job Title: Clinical Officer, Adult HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment
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Organization: ICAP at Columbia University
Posted: 4/27/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Number of Openings: 1
Location: New York,  NY    USA
Position Description: Reporting to the Director of ICAP’s Clinical and Training Unit, the Clinical Officer, Adult HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment is responsible for provision of clinical and programmatic support to ICAP country teams, with a focus on prevention, care and treatment of HIV and related conditions in adults. Assists ICAP country teams in designing adult HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions, reviews work plans, progress and challenges, and conducts site visits to ensure that ICAP programs are of the highest quality and consistent with the most recent scientific evidence and international guidelines. Engages with in-country technical counterparts to assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of ICAP programs supporting clinical care in adult prevention, care and treatment of HIV, TB, and other related conditions

Grand Funded.

NOTE: Please note that the job title is listed as an “Associate Research Scientist – ICAP” on the Columbia University Job Posting Site.

Major Accountabilities:

Provides clinical mentorship, topic specific didactic teaching and materials development, guidance in enhancement of clinical and programmatic quality, and works with ICAP in-country staff to build national, regional, and local capacity in adult prevention, care and treatment of HIV, TB, and other related conditions Guides the development and/or refinement of materials related to adult HIV prevention, care and treatment, and other related conditions and issues, including technical updates, clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, job aids, and other clinical support tools Works with ICAP country teams and the Strategic Information Unit to review and interpret programmatic data, encourage proper documentation as a clinical prerequisite, and encourage local use of data in support of high quality, evidenced-based clinical care Travels to country programs to provide oversight and technical assistance in clinical issues including reviewing workplans, progress and challenges, conducting site visits to assess quality of care and adherence to standards of care, and the development of training materials, job aids, tools and SOPs. Hosts technical meetings for in-country staff that aim to transfer knowledge, review progress, discuss issues with implementation plans and strategies on the way forward Supports the development of the monthly e-Journal club and maintenance of the Clinical and Training Unit WIKI Responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation and evaluation of a variety of technical assistance projects related to adult HIV prevention, care and treatment Actively participates in the preparation of grant proposals and renewals and preparation of donor reports Assists in the generation and presentation of project reports, publications and presentations Performs other duties, as assigned

Qualifications: Education:

Requires a MD, PhD, EdD, or professional equivalent

Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications

* 5+ years of experience in clinical management of HIV and related diseases in adults * 2+ years of experience working on international public health projects and providing clinical technical support either in the headquarters of an international organization or in resource-limited settings in the field of HIV prevention, care and treatment for adults * Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature related to prevention, care and treatment of HIV and other related conditions in adults * Excellent understanding of public health approach to scaling up the use of antiretroviral drugs for HIV treatment and prevention * Excellent communication and writing skills * Demonstrated capability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with donors, implementing partners and other stakeholders * Demonstrated and successful experience managing multiple priorities and projects while working as a part of a technical assistance team, as well as working independently with minimal supervision * Fluency in English (speaking, reading and writing) * Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)

Experience, Skills & Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with PEPFAR programs Prior clinical research or program evaluation experience Knowledge in Quality Improvement (QI) methods Proficiency in French is a strong advantage

Travel Requirements

* Requires international travel up to 20% time

Organization Description: A global health leader situated at Columbia University, ICAP has worked since 2003 with one central goal: to improve the health of families and communities.

Working hand-in-hand with individuals at every level of the health system–from patients to health care providers to government officials–ICAP is dedicated to delivering high-performing health system strengthening initiatives that provide quality and affordable health care. The organization tackles the world’s most pressing health threats and, in collaboration with partners around the world, implements transformative solutions to meet the health needs of individuals.

With its roots in comprehensive, family-focused HIV services, ICAP is known for capacity building and for its innovative, effective, and ethical programs that are implemented in the most challenging resource-limited settings. ICAP is also known for its collaborative and supportive approach to strengthening government health systems and local partners’ capacity to deliver quality health services. To date, ICAP has worked to address major public health challenges and the needs of local health systems in more than 5,200 sites across 20 countries.

Closing Date: 7/27/2017
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Contact Name: ICAP Columbia University,  -
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New York   NY  10032
United States
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  New York   NY  10032
  United States
Contact Phone: 212-342-0505 
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