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7 Job Opportunities for Various Healthcare Professionals at THPSLEGIT 

Job Vacancies

The Office of Ushetu DC Executive Director, in collaboration with Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS), is seeking highly experienced Tanzanians for the following 12-month contract positions with possibilities of renewal:

Job Title: Clinical Tracker (1 post)
Reports to: CTC In charge
Technical Support: THPS Adherence Psychosocial Support and Retention Department
Location: Ushetu DC

Duties and Responsibilities of Clinical Tracker

  • ldentify patients who missed their clinic visit schedule timely and conduct telephone tracking
  • Ensure effective use of National and program appointment and tracking systems (appointment and tracking reglsters, PE 3 forms, 3 boxes approach. wateja Marafiki, remalnder SMS and follow up calls)
  • Prepare and share with CBHS providers/peers educators/ community implementing partner tracker list of clients who were not found through the phone and those who don’t have telephone for physical tracing.
  • Confirm all racking outcomes including transfer out, death and cause of death by using phone calls and Macro 3 data base.
  • Facilitate entry of tracking outcome into the CTC 2 card and Database with Clinician/ Counselor and Data clerks.
  • Conduct weekly review and ensure all tracking outcome are updated and entered on CTC 2 dalabase
  • Ensure unknown clients are tracked timely and 70% returned to care monthly
  • Work with peer educators, counselor and data clerk to confirm all transfer out in respective facility
  • Provide health education on importance of clinic adherence to the client andfamily
  • Supporting the patient adherence to medication and clinic visit schedules
  • Work closely with ART nurses and Peer Educator’s to ensure all Map clues are updated timely to all clients
  • Record and report tracking services daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly
  • Prepare summary report weekly, monthly and quarterly and submit to CTC in charge and district APSC officer.
  • Participate in data management and net loss analysis in respective facility and district.
  • Participate in Ql activities that aimed to increase retention at facility level
  • Bring up any ideas or comments that may contribute to better system of patient follow up.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by a line supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

Certificate in Community Health Worker, Community Development, Social Work and Medical Atendant Knowledge on Basic HIVJAIDS

Experience on provision of HIVIAIDs services at facility/community will be an added advantage

Job Title: HIV Test Counsellor (6 Positions)
Reports to: Medical Officer in charge
Location: Health facility within Ushetu DC
Work Station: CTC/IPMTCT Clinic/Lab
Employment Type: Full time

Duties and Responsibilities of HIV Counselor

  • HIV Counselor will provide unbiased information on HIV testing to his clients & explains the testing process in simple way.
  • Conducting testing, pre, and post testing counseling to all clients eligible and consenting for HIV testing.
  • Link clients testing positive with care and treatment services through linkage case management.
  • Will liaise with CTC team to facilitate early ART initiation to clients identified and where possible initiate clients on ART within OPD settings.
  • Will ensure all new HIV positive clients identified at the facility enrolled in the linkage case management (LCM) except those who do not Consent.
  • Provide accurate information to clients about living with HIV, preventing further transmission, the benefits and challenges of HIV care and treatment, and available services and how to access them
  • Together with CTC team, support clients throughout the early part of their care so they participate fully, become educated, and can advocate for themselves
  • Will offer index-testing services to all clients newly initiated on ART, RTT and client with High VL ensuring all clients have their index contacts tested within 30 days.
  • Ensure that newly identified clients remain in care for at least 45-60 days,
  • Will provide health education to his/her clients on HIV, AIDS and STD’s and their implications on new HIV infections to themselves, their sexual contacts and counterparts as well.
  • Ensure HIV testing activities documented accordingly in the recommended registers and keep all the clients’ records confidential and safe.
  • HIV Counselor will maintain a list of certifications of Rapid HIV Test kits supplied at his/her testing point.
  • Ensure all pregnant mother and Breastfeeding mother attending at the facility tested for HIV per National guideline of Maternal Resting and documented according.
  • Ensure all Blological Children elicit ate during PMTCTC -EID are reached and tested within 30 days.
  • Ensure all HIV-Exposed Infant tested according to National guideline for PMTCT-EID.
  • Ensure all eligible clients for PrEP initiation initiated and documented according to National guideline.
  • HIV Counselor will submit daily and weekly statistical report as required by the program on time.
  • Ensure accuracy of all HIV Testing data and timely data collection and submission at your facility on weekly, monthly and quarterly basis with minimal or no support from THPS staff
  • Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities and work under strict deadlines
  • Above not only duties but also HIV Counselor will also perform other duties as may be assigned by the authorities or employer.

Qualifications and Experience

Certificate/Diploma in Nursing/Clinical medicine, Certificate/Diploma in medical Laboratory Technology or related disciplines

Must be registered with MCT number and TNMC number for Clinical Officers and Nurses respectively Valid license of practice (Certificate for HIV testing is an added advantage) Proficiency in computer packages like MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint Data analysis and interpretation skills Working knowledge of the DHIS2 reporting platfom Experience of working with HIV/AIDS Care and treatment programs will be added advantage.

Strong communication skills are essential; the counselor must be able to communicate with clients in a simple manner to make them understand about the disease clearly.

Demonstrated ability to conduct sensitive, empathetic interviews and conversations that highly respect the dignity and diversity of clients.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their application letter, academic certificates, and detailed CV as one document through email or by hand to the specified address.

Address for Applications:
The District Executive Director
P.O BOX 50

For more information, download PDF file below

Application Deadline

Applications should be received by May 19, 2024.

Note: These job vacancies are equal opportunity. No payment is required during the application process. Report any fraudulent activity to the authorities. Men, women, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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