Project Manager (Doctor or Prof Nurse) - (Primary Health Care) -Wits RHI - Gophelega



AJ Personnel

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Date posted:

Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Pretoria, South Africa



Main purpose of the job:

  • To support the facility team in supporting DoH to strengthen health systems for quality HIV and TB services and implement 909090 strategies, monitor programmatic and staff performance, and support all Wits RHI-related activities


  • Pretoria – Tshwane

Key performance areas:

  • Continuous assessment for health system strengthening needs
  • Support and create an enabling environment to perform QIPs as needed
  • Develop a project plan and timelines for addressing the identified needs and priorities in conjunction with counterparts
  • Engage stakeholders and implement 909090 programs in the facility with all relevant stakeholders
  • Support the DOH in improving ART services including Pediatric diagnosis, care and treatment, reproductive health including family planning, general adult HIV treatment and chronic care, HIV wellness programs, Tuberculosis screening and care, Nurse-initiated and managed ART
  • Ensure adherence to DOH guidelines
  • Monitor and review the implementation and progress of the program work plans in conjunction with relevant stakeholders.
  • Review challenges and achievements
  • Compile and disseminate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the Sub-District Manager
  • Evaluate progress of implementation plans
  • Screen patients for HIV in all service points at the clinic
  • Examine and treat HIV-infected patients
  • Treat opportunistic infections diagnosed
  • Prescribe appropriate treatments
  • Provide ART and prophylaxis according to DoH guidelines
  • Identify and refer patients with ART failure or complications
  • Support counselors in adherence issues on patients
  • Review difficult cases with Medical officers or program manager
  • Facilitate services such as down- and up-referrals
  • Assist with SOPs that will improve the running of the clinic e.g. bi-directional-referral SOP
  • Treat patients with HIV and other concomitant diseases or refer them where appropriate
  • Attend to all staffing requirements and administration
  • Supervise and manage duties of subordinates
  • Perform and facilitate performance developments and assessment of junior staff in the facility
  • Identify substandard performance by team members and coordinate interventions to improve performance
  • Coach and train subordinates and team members to ensure the acquisition of knowledge and skills required by the organization
  • Monitor performance of team members with respect to strategic goals
  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
  • Take ownership of driving your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development activities such as conferences, workshops, etc.

Required minimum education and training:

  • Professional nursing degree or diploma, MBChB or equivalent, and South African Nursing Council Valid Membership

Required minimum work experience:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in public health and HIV Management

Desirable additional education, work experience, and personal abilities:

  • Post graduate degree or diploma in HIV Management or relevant field
  • Good understanding of quality improvement systems, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Knowledge of PEPFAR programs and PEPFAR partners
  • Good organizational and administrative skills together with working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ordered and systematic in approach to tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Pro-active, able to exercise discretion and independent decision-making
  • Able to prioritize own workload and work towards deadlines
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to speak other African Languages

Demands of the job:

  • Overtime may be required from time to time
  • Must be contactable after working hours
  • May be required to work at sites that are under-resourced and operate in a highly pressurized environment

Communications and relationships:

  • Maintain effective working relationships with Senior Management and WRHI staff at all levels
  • Communicate effectively with all external stakeholders such as donors, Department of Health (DoH), media, medical and academic institutions, community, and other partner organizations


  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV.
  • Please Apply Online and complete your registration on Ditto Hire (our application tracking system) to enable and protect you as a candidate to accept the new POPIA terms and conditions. This will then create your permanent profile with which you can apply for all jobs as advertised by AJ PERSONNEL. However, you may remove your profile from AJ PERSONNEL when you are no longer in the job market.
  • AJ Personnel is fully POPIA Compliant.
  • Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.
  • The closing date for all applications: 18 August 2022.
  • Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.
  • Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.

Please note:

  • Our Client, WHC - RHI, maintains mandatory Covid-19 requirements, and as such only Covid-19 vaccinated incumbents will be considered for positions.
  • WHC, in accordance with its Employment Equity goals and plan, will give preference to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.
  • AJ Personnel is only responsible for advertising the advertisement on behalf of their client Wits Health Consortium.
  • AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position.


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