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District TB Services Officer – IDI Makerere

General Summary

 

Provides HIV/TB technical support to health care workers at supported HFs to enable assessment, diagnosis, clinical care and monitoring of HIV/TB to all patients.Provides HIV/TB technical support to health care workers at supported HFs to enable assessment, diagnosis, clinical care and monitoring of HIV/TB to all patients.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Provide technical assistance and mentorship for health workers in HIV/AIDS and TB
  • Provide continuous clinical mentoring in all areas including reporting
  • Support Continuous Medical Education (CME) programs for all staff
  • Support coordination of health education talks in HIV/AIDS related fields
  • Lead and strengthen quality improvement activities in all HIV/AIDS related fields at all facilities
  • Support referral and linkages for clients receiving care at supported facilities
  • Support HMIS and program reporting for all supported facilities
  • Support Health Facilities in management of non-suppressed clients
  • Participate in compilation and reporting processes as required from time to time

 

Person Specification

 

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health
  • Training in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections
  • Active registration with the Allied Health Professionals’ Council
  • At two-year and above work experience in a busy clinical HIV/AIDS setting
  • Experience in clinical care of infants, children and adolescents.
  • Specific experience and training in TB management.
  • Ability to interact productively and work in a team environment
  • Self-motivated, innovative and capable of meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills required (Both oral & written)
  • willingness to travel and provide care services at selected health facilities and outreaches
  • Willingness to work and live in rural areas is required
  • Good interpersonal skills

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