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Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau is looking for Facility level case detection, linkage and Retention coordinator

 

Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau is looking for Facility level case detection, linkage and Retention coordinator, March 3 2022

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Introduction

 

Amhara Regional Health Bureau in collaboration with CDC project will deploy the following vacant position .

 

Position –Facility level case detection, linkage and Retention coordinator

No. of position: 01

Location Debre-Birhan comprehensive specialized hospital

 

Scope of work/ Roles and Responsibilities/

– Facility level Case detection, linkage and Retention coordinator will support, coordinate and monitor the following activities:

– Ensure enhanced utilization of tailored adult and pediatric HIV risk screening tool at OPDs, youth friendly clinic, Family planning clinic, ANC for partner testing/of high risk pregnant mothers/ and inpatients

– Ensure all KP, TB, STI and other priority population clients visiting the facility know their HIV status

– Provide ongoing Support to HTS providers at each SDP to escort HIV positive clients and document linkage

– Closely follow inter and intra facility linkage and referral confirmation.

– Strengthen HIVST implementation at each service delivery points

– Oversee the implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other facility level HIV preventive activities, availability of supportive tools

– Oversee the implementation KP friendly services as per the national and regional standard

– He/she will monitor and support health facilities to minimize missed opportunities on testing, linkage, rapid ART initiation and retention.

– She/he will also monitor RTK consumptions and support regular test kit audit.

 

– Conduct facility linkage audit and transfer out transfer in analysis regularly

– She/he will also lead the site level activities to institutionalize and monitor early ART initiation including same day ART initiation for all medically eligible HIV positives.

– Closely monitor and review the implementation of new initiatives.

– Ensure adherence at risk client monitoring implementation and follow treatment cohort status at each month Strengthen facility level case management service including lost tracing and back to care

– Ensure high viral load management is provided as per the national guideline

– Follow ART optimization with emphasis to 10 mg pediatric ART optimization

– Ensure data use at generation level using different tools shared from RHB.

– Follow HIV program related PIPS developed during SS, Motoring, MDT meeting and SDP review are implemented and followed

– Ensure MDT and SDP reviews are conducted

– Support in training need assessment

– Compile and submit monthly activity performance report to facility head and ZHD/RHB using the template Support HIV program related Q1 project implementation, clinical mentorship and CAM performance

– Identify, document, and share best experiences

– She/ he will perform additional activities assigned by their supervisor.

 

Required Education, Training & Experience:

 

– BSC in public health (Health Officer), Nursing, midwifery, General Practitioner (Medical Doctor) Having trainings on basic Consolidated HIV Testing Service or Anti Ritro Viral Treatment.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years progressive experience in the area of HIV Testing Services in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program

– Experience in clinical mentorship has an added value

Language Requirement:

– Speaking/Reading/Writing Amharic and English is required

Salary: Negotiation

Agreement period: until September 30/2022 with possible extension

 

How to apply

 

Those who are fulfill the above requirement can register with in 7 /seven/ consecutive working day at Amhara Regional Health Bureau office number 11.

Amhara Regional Health Bureau

 

 

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