Senior Medical Advisor


PSI is a leading global health organization using private sector techniques to address a variety of health and social issues in Vietnam including reproductive health, malaria, dengue, sanitation & hygiene, nutrition, tuberculosis, HIV & AIDS, hypertension, viral hepatitis, and environmental conservation. PSI provides life-saving products, services and behavior change communications that improve the health and well-being of underserved communities, and/or to address related social issues. For more

PSI currently seeks a talented and motivated Senior Medical Advisor to work (full-time or part-time) with our dynamic, results-oriented team in Hanoi:


Job summary: The Senior Medical Advisor works closely with others in the Health Services Department and the Country Director (CD) to expand private clinic and pharmacy contributions to a number of critical health issues in Vietnam including malaria, HIV, tuberculosis(TB), hypertension and reproductive health (RH). The Senior Medical Advisor is responsible for managing and expanding PSI’s Good Health, Great Life franchised network of private clinics to improve compliance with national service delivery standards for multiple, integrated health services as well as PSI’s clinic franchise requirements. The Senior Medical Advisor plays a key role in building PSI partnerships to facilitate increased, sustainable private sector contributions to Vietnam’s health challenges, including representing PSI with national and global stakeholders including the Ministry of Health, funders and commercial partners.

Major duties:

  • Lead private provider quality improvement efforts (training, onsite quality audits, performance-based rewards etc.) to materials and improve adherence to national quality service delivery standards for malaria, reproductive health, hypertension and HIV.
  • Contribute to provision of health services (reproductive health—including implant, injectable and post-partum IUD services when appropriate—as well as hypertension screening, malaria testing, etc.) at community events designed to improve access for underserved communities.
  • Design practical provider tools—in collaboration with PSI’s marketing team to prompt adherence to quality guidelines i.e. desktop provider references, counseling aides, etc.
  • Expand and strengthen PSI’s franchise network of Good Health, Great Life affiliated private clinics by identifying additional eligible clinics to join the network, renewing annual agreements with existing franchisees and organizing franchisee meetings.
  • Coordinate closely with national and provincial partners to ensure that social franchising activities comply with Vietnamese legal and medical guidelines, and respond to local priorities. Provide regular updates to key MOH counterparts at both national and provincial levels regarding social franchising results and lessons.
  • Frequent travel to the field to coach field-based team members, monitor programming, build franchise commitment and to participate in the organization and monitoring of community-level health service events

Selection criteria:

  • Medical degree. Specific health service delivery experience in RH, HIV, TB, malaria or hypertension an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, results-focused and solution-oriented working style.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Experience implementing or managing other private-sector health programs in the past - an added advantage.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate

Interested candidates are requested to submit detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with a letter of interest indicating the position you are applying for as well as copies of relevant certificates/degrees to HR Department by 25 JUNE 2018; Address: 11th floor, VINAFOR Building, 127 Lo Duc, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi; or through email:[email protected] or fax: (04) 3944 6323; Please do not contact via telephone. Dossier will not be returned.

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Mon, 2018-06-25