Clinical Program Officer HIV Care and Treatment at Tanzania Health Promotion Support

By | October 5, 2018

Clinical Program Officer HIV Care and Treatment at Tanzania Health Promotion Support
Experience : Fresher Can Apply No. of Position : 1
Skill : Excellent English and Swahili oral/written communication, Completed one year internship, Good communication skills
Job Opening date : 27-Sep-2018 Job closing date : 12-Oct-2018
Job Description To provide support to the regional team in the provision of quality, comprehensive HIV care and treatment services across THPS supported health facilities in Kigoma region. S/he will ensure effective enrollment, linkage to treatment follow-up and retention and viral suppression of all HIV identified children, adolescents and adults. S/He will work with other staff in the key intervention areas of PMTCT/EID, Cervical Cancer Prevention, TB/HIV, Adherence Psychosocial Support and Community Linkages, Pharmacy and Laboratory support services to enhance performance of the overall regional program.
LOCATION Kigoma Regional Office (with frequent field travel)
Responsibility: • To promote HIV counseling and testing at high yielding entry points of the health facilities to increase identification of PLHIV and their enrollment and linkage to care & treatment services in the era of Test and Start policy
• To provide technical assistance to healthcare providers at THPS supported health facilities on HIV/AIDS clinical management and uptake of interventions especially HIV viral load monitoring
• To strengthen retention strategies and minimize loss to follow up for clients newly initiated on antiretroviral treatment including children, adolescents and adults
• To facilitate integration of TB and HIV services including intensified case finding, infection control plans development and implementation, and isoniazid preventive therapy for eligible clients.
• To ensure that THPS-supported clinical care activities at multiple delivery sites conform to the Tanzania national guidelines.
• To support proper documentation of service delivery in appropriate national monitoring tools including CTC 2 cards and registers
• To work with Senior Clinical Advisor in the development of monthly and quarterly reports.
• To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
Qualification Required: Medical Doctor degree from an accredited university

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