The King’s Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP) is a long-term capacity building partnership between King’s Health Partners in London and key partner institutions in Sierra Leone. KSLP aims to help strengthen Sierra Leone’s health system by improving training, clinical services, policy and research. Key partners include University of Sierra Leone Teaching Hospital Complex Connaught Hospital, the College of Medicine & Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) and the Ministry of Health & Sanitation (MOHS).
As the adult tertiary referral hospital, Connaught provides specialist inpatient services for people living with HIV and has the largest outpatient clinic in the country. KSLP supports our partners in health system strengthening projects at Connaught Hospital aimed at improving the quality of care
KSLP is looking to recruit an Infectious Diseases doctor for its in-country team as soon as possible. This person will be based at Connaught Hospital in Freetown and will have a critical role in:
• Mentorship of junior and trainee clinicians in the assessment and management of medical patients, with a focus on those presenting with fever
• Help partners to improve the protocols and systems around diagnosis and management of infectious diseases
• Supporting partners on teaching and training around Infectious Diseases and related topics
• Work closely with other KSLP team members and partners who work in the clinical space to deliver on a shared goal of improved patient care and supporting the process of developing skilled healthcare professionals
• Work with partners on support to provision of sustainable quality patient care in the chest (TB) clinic and the infectious diseases unit
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Start Date: Rolling applications for start as soon as possible. Placement Duration: Post ending 31 July 2020
To Apply: Submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) and CV (maximum 4 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the role title in the subject line of the email. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.