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Ministry of Health - Programme Director (Treatment and Care)
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Ministry of Health - Programme Director (Treatment and Care)
HIV/AIDS Co-ordinating Unit

Qualified persons are invited to submit their resume for consideration, for employment, on contract, in the under mentioned position for a period of three years in the Ministry of Health:
"Ministry of Health - Programme Director (Treatment and Care)"

Reports to
Chief Medical Officer

Job Summary
To manage the HIV/AIDS Co-ordinating Unit within the Ministry of Health for implementing the Trinidad and Tobago HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Prevention Treatment and Care Health Sector Plan.

To spearhead activities on HIV/AIDS in the following priority areas:

  • Prevention of the spread of HIV/AIDS transmission
  • Treatment, care and support
  • Advocacy and human rights
  • Surveillance and research

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership toward the formation of national treatment and care guidelines using sub committees in collaboration with the Assistant Programme Director HIV/AIDS (Treatment and Care).
  • Collaborates with the Director of Health Policy, Research and Planning, to develop national policies relevant to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care.
  • Responsible for the identification of HIV/AIDS indicators and ensuring that systems are functioning efficiently for the monitoring and evaluation of national programs.
  • Collaborates with the RHAs to identify training needs and assists with the development of training programs for multidisciplinary teams at the regional level.
  • Convenes quarterly MOH stakeholder meetings and annual presentations to the wider HIV/AIDS community on updates of the MOH Health Sector Plan.
  • Collaborates with the Assistant Programme Director, HIV/AIDS Co-ordinating Unit, develop annual work plans using the resources of the MOH Health sector Work Plan ant the National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan.
  • Prepares the annual budget for HIV/AIDS for input in the MOH budget.
  • Develops proposals for HIV/AIDS programs on behalf of the Ministry of Health.
  • Attends the MOH Technical Directors’ Meeting and the MOH Management Executive Meeting as the representative of the HIV/AIDS Co-ordinating Unit.
  • Sits on the NACC Care and Treatment Sub-Committee.
  • Provides the Minister of Health and the Chief Medical Officer with direct and continuous advice on issues related to HIV/AIDS.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Ministry of Health, the National AIDS Coordinating Committee and national, regional and international stakeholders.
  • Represents the Ministry of Health at national, regional and international conferences and seminars on HIV/AIDS.
  • Liaises with other Technical Areas within the Ministry of Health and provides support to other Ministries on HIV/AIDS issues.
  • Prepares annual financial reports accounting for the use of MOH HIV/AIDS resources.

Knowledge and Skills

  • At least five (5) years of experience working on HIV/AIDS issues with sufficient knowledge of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care and Support and Surveillance.
  • Experience in mobilizing and coordinating various agencies working on HIV/AIDS issues.
  • Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues and organizations in Trinidad and Tobago and within the Caribbean Region.
  • The ability to function effectively at the decision=making level with the Ministry of Health

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A Medical Degree from a recognized University. A postgraduate degree in Public Health and/or experience would be an asset.
  • Or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the positions are to be negotiated with/determined by the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts) 
Permanent Secretary 
Ministry of Health 
No. 63, Park Street 

Applications can be e-mailed to:

The position applied for should be written on the envelope or included in the subject of the e-mail.  Applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than Monday 20th February, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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NCRHA - Consultants
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the positions of Consultant at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).


The Consultants will be responsible for consulting and advising other medical practitioners on various medical issues via reviewing current and historical assessments of patients to determine medical solutions to health problems. Also, ensuring adherence to guidelines and procedures are maintained to avoid medical legal issues.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist colleagues in units throughout the Hospital in the diagnosis and management of patients, as and when required.
  • Continue clinical responsibility for all patients until their final discharge.
  • Responsible for the standards of medical practice and ethics.
  • Provide continuous supervision and training of doctors, nurses and all paramedical personnel (where applicable).
  • Accept responsibility for the teaching of the highest standards of medical practice to both undergraduate and postgraduate students assigned to the unit.
  • Maintain the discipline and code of behavior of all categories of staff directly under supervision.
  • Implement and supervise the standard, format and accuracy of the records of all patients under care and review from time-to-time.
  • Communicate to all patients under charge on the nature of their illnesses and the outlook in treatment of their well being so that they understand (within their capacity to do so) the full extent of their recovery or disability as may be the case.
  • Assess and review the Audit Committee reports and implement changes as may be recommended from time-to-time.
  • Participate in research projects which may involve the unit and/or in collaboration with other units.
  • Accept such other responsibilities (within reason) that the Authority through the Medical Chief of Staff - may request of you from time-to-time, e.g. representation on Committees, investigate patient management practices, initiate new procedures, etc.
  • Maintain and upkeep agreed standards of medical care for patients who come under his/her responsibility.
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the organisational relationship.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Postgraduate Degree or Diploma in the appropriate specialisation.
  • A certificate from a recognised Postgraduate Institution indicating two (2) years in the area of specialisation (where degrees or diplomas are not offered).
  • At least five (5) years of Postgraduate experience/training in the area of specialisation.
  • Qualifications from an approved institution registered with the Medical Board of Trinidad & Tobago.
  • Where sub-specialisation is indicted or required i.e. Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Haematology, Orthopaedic and Palliative; proficiency in each area should be indicated during the Postgraduate training period.

Certificates acquired at foreign universities MUST be supported by certified transcripts as well as evidence that the completed programme is accredited in Trinidad and Tobago.

Applications must be submitted along with Curriculum Vitae by February 20th, 2017 to:

Office of the General Manager, Human Resources
North-Central Regional Health Authority
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Building # 39, First Floor
Champs Fleurs

Unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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