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50 Employment Opportunities at MDH, September 2020

 

50 Employment Opportunities at MDH, September 2020


Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit organization in Tanzania contributing to address public health priorities. MDH works with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); as well as academic and non-academic institutions to address the problems of Tuberculosis, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, Maternal and Child Health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health research, education, and services to improve health and lives of the people of Tanzania.

In Dar es Salaam, MDH supports the Government of Tanzania through the Regional Government and Municipal councils of Ilala, Temeke, Kinondoni, Ubungo and Kigamboni in the provision of comprehensive facility-based HIV prevention, care and treatment services and program management.

In order to strengthen care and treatment of PLWHA in Dar es Salaam, MDH in collaboration with Ilala, Kinondoni, Ubungo and Kigamboni Municipal Councils have pleasure to invite suitable candidates to fill the following contracted vacancies:

Title: HIV TESTER (39 posts)

Full time work station: CTC, PMTCT and TB/HIV Clinics

Reports to: Health Facility In-charge

Job summary:

HIV Testing counselor requires extensive, current knowledge of the HIV prevention measures. Testing counsellor must enjoy working with other people, have a compassionate nature and be a good listener. A broad knowledge of diverse cultural beliefs and attitudes is often necessary when working with diverse population.

Qualification

Should have the following qualifications:

  • Diploma in Nursing/Clinical Medicine, Certificate/Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology; and must have a valid license of practice (Certificate for HIV testing is an added advantage).
  • Three years’ experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment services
  • He/she must have a valid License/Certificate of

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • He/She is responsible to create awareness and education on the existence of HIV Testing Services (HTS) i.e. educating clients on all aspects of HIV diseases and treatment management as well as basic health
  • To serve as liaison between clinicians/clinics, individuals screened and care
  • To provide on-going counseling and testing while maintaining confidentiality and patient rights, provide psychosocial support and assist with referral and
  • To assess, document all referrals, make follow-up and report on referral
  • To monitor the quality of test kits by the use of suitable control materials/samples from laboratory
  • To be up to date on current HTS protocols/guidelines and ensure correct testing services (periodic review of standard operating procedures with support from laboratory department).
  • To ensure safe storage of HTS related items and to request/prepare all the necessary consumables for undertaking the HTS activities on
  • To compile and submit HTS reports on weekly, monthly and/or quarterly to the HTS coordinators on
  • To keep accurate HTS and referral/linkage records (logbooks, registers, reports)
  • To work with team member to monitor quality improvement plans with regards to the established performance targets/indicators.
  • Ensure HIV testing is performed according to the National HIV Testing
  • To carry out any other duties that may be required by the clinical

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application letters, CVs, Certified copies of academic certificates and valid license to practice for carders with such.

Applications should be submitted through e-mail darsub@mdh-tz.org to the Human Resource Officer – DSM Sub grantee by 29th September, 2020.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Title: FACILITY BASED TRACKER (11 posts)

Full time work station: CTC and PMTCT Clinics

Reports to:   Facility In-charge

Qualification:

The facility Based Tracker should have the following qualifications:

  • A Minimum of form four education, with diploma in social work or community development or any other health related
  • Bachelor degree on social and community development is an added
  • Must have certificate in basic computer applications,
  • At least one (1) year experience working in the field of expertise

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify patients who missed their clinic visits schedule timely and conduct telephone tracking.
  • Prepare, share list with, and support CBHS providers/peers/community tracker to conduct home visits to track all clients who missed their scheduled visit that were not found through the phone and those who don’t have telephone
  • Update and Facilitate data entry of all tracking outcomes into the CTC2 card and database, working with clinician/counselor and data
  • Conduct weekly review of CTC2 cards and database to ensure that tracking outcomes are updated and entered on CTC2 database
  • Ensure unknown clients are tracked timely and 70% returned to care monthly
  • Work with referral focal, counselor/ clinician to ensure that all transfer out clients have up to date/ reachable phone contact details and physical address on record
  • Work with referral focal, counselor and data officer to confirm that all clients that transferred out reached their destination facility
  • Provide health education on importance of clinic adherence to clients and family
  • Supporting the patient adherence to medication and clinic visit schedules
  • Record and report tracking services daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly
  • Prepare summary report weekly, monthly and quarterly and submit to site manager and district retention and community
  • Participate in data management and net loss analysis at facility and district level
  • Participate in QI activities that aimed to increase retention at facility level
  • Bring up ideas/ comments that may contribute to better system of patients follow up
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by a line

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application letters, CVs, Certified copies of academic certificates and valid license to practice for carders with such.

Applications should be submitted through e-mail darsub@mdh-tz.org to the Human Resource Officer – DSM Sub grantee by 29th September, 2020.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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