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Regional Care & Treatment Advisor needed at ICAP

August 19 2021
Job Description:
Job Title:                    Regional Care & Treatment Advisor

Duty Station:             Hawassa   

Line Manager:           Regional Director.

Job Summary

Under the guidance of the Regional Director, the Regional Care & Treatment Advisor will support the design and implementation of comprehensive, family centered, and quality CT and TB/HIV services in ICAP supported transitioned regions aiming to achieve the 3- 95s by the year 2025.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

As advisor of the C&T, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

§  Lead the planning, capacity building, implementation support and monitoring of early ART initiation, adherence support and viral load monitoring through:

ü  Optimal linkage of all identified positives for early ART initiation.

ü  Enhanced counselling to improve retention.

ü  Strengthen timely VL monitoring and improved result management.

ü  Ensure weekly monitoring of all high viral load results.

ü  Support for RHB to establish viremia clinics and extended hours service to improve RVLM.

ü  Provision of support for TLD roll out and optimization of ART for children.

§  Support implementation of TPT as per the GL in the region.

§  Improve quality of care for adolescents on ART through adolescent friendly services.

§  Ensure provision of ICT for all newly identified HIV positives.

§  Participate and ensure provision of training/orientation for HCWs in the sites.

§  Ensure all required SOP/GL/PST/M & E Tools related to HIV care and treatment are availed to sites and used.

§  Provide TA to regional TWG and participate on RTWG meeting reviewing ART performance.

§  Ensure integration of mental illness care to HIV care in selected sites.

§  Conduct regular SS/mentorship to sub cities and sites.

§  Support the RHB and sites to ensure linkage of all identified positives in the facility and within the catchment as per the SOP.

§  Support RHBs to identify gaps in linkage for early ART initiation, RVLM, viral suppression, organize weekly/monthly PR, develop PIP and follow/monitor its implementation at site level.

§  Identify best practices at community and facility level, share and document

§  Lead and organize weekly PR on progress of linkage, early ART initiation, retention, VLM and viral suppression with ICAP team and RHB.

§  Perform others duties assigned by the supervisor

§  Submit weekly/monthly reports to supervisor on time.

Job Requirements:
  •  Physician with minimum of 5 years of experiences in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS clients.
  • Experience in HIV program technical coordination
  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, organizing and conducting trainings.
  • Experience in development of national documents  related to HIV/AIDS Programs
  • Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Computer skills (MS Office and statistical packages)
How To Apply:
Deadline: 08.29.2021
Employment: Full time
Location: Addis Ababa



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