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Job Title: Director of Clinical Services

Job Title: Director of Clinical Services

Posted on: 09 Jan, 2024

Job Title: Director of Clinical Services

Reports: Executive Director

Job Overview: We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced Director of Clinical Services to lead our clinical team and oversee the delivery of exceptional healthcare services. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, a strong leader, and possess a deep understanding of clinical operations. The Director of Clinical Services will be responsible for ensuring the highest standards of patient care, implementing effective clinical programs, and driving continuous improvement initiatives.


    • Provide visionary leadership to the clinical team, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.
    • Develop and implement strategic plans to achieve organizational goals related to clinical services.
    • Collaborate with senior management to align clinical services with overall business objectives.
    • Oversee the design, implementation, and evaluation of clinical programs and services.
    • Ensure adherence to evidence-based practices and industry standards.
    • Monitor and analyze clinical outcomes, implementing improvements as needed.
    • Recruit, train, and lead a high-performing clinical team.
    • Foster professional development and growth opportunities for clinical staff.
    • Conduct performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback.
    • Develop and maintain quality assurance programs to ensure the highest standards of care.
    • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and accreditation requirements.
    • Lead efforts to address and resolve any compliance issues.
    • Build effective relationships with internal departments and external stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to enhance patient care.
    • Communicate effectively with the executive team and provide regular updates on clinical operations.
    • Develop and manage the clinical services budget, ensuring efficient resource allocation.
    • Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising patient care quality.
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency in clinical operations.
    • Lead initiatives to enhance the overall effectiveness and efficiency of clinical services.
    • Demonstrated experience in project work planning, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation
    • Provide technical expertise in the development and implementation of the programs for PASADA to the health facilities to ensure delivery of quality clinical services;
    • Act as a key contributor to the organization’s Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives to implement strategic changes to improve service delivery within the program at different health facilities;
    • Lead the development of training and capacity building plans for PASADA technical staff through training needs analysis to identify the gaps and liaise with the Human Resource department to ensure all staff have the right skills to perform their roles;
    • Coordinate the collection and analysis of data for planning and performance measurement of comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment and other related conditions;
    • Extrapolate data for monitoring and quality assurance purposes through regular collection and analysis to ensure accuracy of data for decision making purposes;
    • Advise program officers on appropriate support to provide to health facilities for comprehensive HIV care for patients to ensure the wellbeing of the patients;
    • Integrate evidenced based techniques and strategies into preceptorship activities to enhance quality of clinical services provided and adoption of best practices by PASADA;
    • Coordinate with other team members for timely submission of all required reports to provide information on how the department and its staff operate in line with set plans;
    • Participate in select national HIV care and treatment initiatives through different workshops and fora to ensure that national guidelines are implemented within the programs run by PASADA for quality and maximum impact to the recipients

 Required skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Medicine, healthcare administration, nursing, or a related field. Master degree is added advantage
  • Five years or more of demonstrated experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention, care, or treatment programs; four of those years shall be experience in the provision of coordinating, and managing training related to HIV/AIDS.

·         Comprehensive knowledge and experience concerning HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs.

  • Proven experience in a leadership role within a healthcare setting.
  • Strong understanding of clinical operations, quality improvement, and compliance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, lead and motivate a diverse team.
  • Strategic thinker with a track record of implementing successful clinical programs.
  • Knowledge of healthcare regulations, accreditation standards, and industry best practices.
  • Thorough understanding of relevant Government of Tanzania policies and regulations, how government operates, and a keen understanding of local development activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in project work planning, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Fluency in Swahili and English.


Job Application Procedure:

Please send your application letter along with the updated curriculum vitae (CV) in one document to recruitment@pasada.or.tz. In your CV, please indicate three reputable referees. Send your application before 23rd January 2024.

The application letter should be addressed to.

The Human Resource & Administration Manager


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