Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Counselor Careers at Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI)

Job Title: Counselor - 2 Posts

Employer: Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI)

Duty Station: Mbeya

Application Deadline: 29th Oct 2013

Job Summary:

To provide HIV/AIDS related counseling to children and their care providers attending the COE.

Duties and Responsibilities:
   
To provide HIV/AIDS related counseling and support which includes pre-and post diagnostic test counseling, medication adherence, disclosure and oc-qolnq counseling to COE patients and their care providers
To create and maintain individualized patient counseling records and other relevant counseling documentation
To provide education and technical assistance to health care workers regarding HIV/AIDS related counseling issues
To identify cases for referral and discuss with other members of COE care and treatment team to enhance patient care
To support patients and their care providers in developing problem solving skills which will lead to improved wellbeing
To provide clinical nursing care in COE as needed
Providing education to medical trainees regarding pediatric and general HIV/AIDS care
Providing technical assistance to health care providers in pediatric and general HIVIAIDS prevention, diagnosis,

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology
Two years of relevant' professional work experience.

Competencies:

Ability to supervise and interact with children or teenagers, assisting with their problems and ensuring their physical and emotional needs are being met Ability to relate to and empathize with a range of people
Good team working skills
Excellent communication skills
Sensitive listening and questioning skills
Additional Skills:
Ability to cope with emotionally demanding situations l. Multicultural Consultation
Problem Solving & Analysis
Fluency in written English and Kiswahili


How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed curriculum vitae with a cover letter describing their adequacy and suitability for the role.
The application should be written in English, with the subject line indicating your full name and the job title. Please send your CV and covering letter to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Mbeya
P. O. Box 2663,
Mbeya
Or
You can hand deliver it to our offices near Loleza Secondary School Mbeya, we are in the Mbeya Referral Hospital compound.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted