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Job Summary
Position
: PMTCT/Pediatrics services Intern
Reports to: PMTCT/Pediatrics/CECAP Officer
Position Type: Internship
Duration: Three months
Duty Station: Mwanza

Position Summary

The PMTCT/Pediatric HIV Intern supports the implementation of the FIKIA+ Project, aimed at accelerating, expanding, and improving the quality of HIV prevention, care, and treatment to meet UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets in intervention districts.

The intern will work closely with an experienced officer to support the implementation of key PMTCT/pediatric HIV interventions, including capacity building of healthcare workers, planning and implementation of PMTCT/pediatric HIV identification strategies, and strengthening PMTCT/pediatric HIV care services.

This internship provides an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking practical experience in supporting comprehensive HIV programs that address a wide range of interventions to reduce HIV burden in the Mwanza region.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with capacity building of healthcare workers working in the supported facilities to provide quality PMTCT/pediatric HIV services.
  • Assist the health facilities in planning initiation and implementation of PMTCT/pediatric HIV identification through different modalities.
  • Support the PMTCT/pediatric unit in the implementation of key initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities including PMTCT/pediatric identification through OPITC, index testing and accelerating children’s treatment (ACT) – in line with national guidelines, and PMTCT/pediatrics HIV care.
  • Support the PMTCT/pediatric team in addressing capacity building needs in the provision of services through mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACC, DRCHCo and CTC/RCH-In charges.
  • Support the PMTCT/Pediatric unit in organizing, planning, and conducting trainings, meetings, supportive supervision and mentorships.
  • Ensure services guidelines and protocols, SOPs and job aides are available, appropriately and consistently used by the healthcare providers at the facility level.
  • Support mentors, healthcare providers to compile comprehensive reports in DHIS, CTC and other government reporting tools.
  • Support timely collection and submission of PMTCT/Pediatric data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  • Support the PMTCT/Pediatric officer in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents.
  • Support district and regional project staff on all PMTCT/Pediatric indicators, addressing issues and performing other relevant duties as assigned by leaders.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisors.

Required Competencies and Qualifications

  • Degree or Advanced diploma in Medicine, Nursing, or related field with relevant national registration.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Able to write reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  • Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  • Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.
  • Interest in and commitment to the field of public health.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply for this vacancy via ICAP online employment portal

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