Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau Vacancy Announcement (in collaboration with CDC project)

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Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau Vacancy Announcement (in collaboration with CDC project); June 27 2023

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Organization: Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau Vacancy Announcement (in collaboration with CDC project)

Location: Amhara Region (Bahir dar, Gondar, Haik)

Employment: Contract

Date of Announcement: June 27 2023

Deadline: July 6 2023

 

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Positions:-

 

1. Job Title: Regional case detection & Key Population officer

Number of required……………. 1(one)

> Place of Work…………….. Bahir Dar (RHB)

Term of employment ……………. UP to September 30, 2023 G.C with possible extension

Salary………………. Based on the project scale

Roles and Responsibilities

➤ Providing technical guidance in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of PS & HTS activities in coordination with other RHB Technical Advisors, and CDC project staffs.

➤ Coordinate HTS&PS activities of the region more emphasis to the six priority towns

➤ Support towns in improved case detection to achieve HIV+ target

➤ Monitor RTK allocation, distribution & utilization at sites

➤ Support Initiation and implementation of PS at the towns.

➤ Coordinate with community organization to facilitate high risk population HTS and clinical services

Conduct supportive supervision of facilities and town HTS and KP/Facility-community linkage activities

➤ Collaborate with other partners to address HTS gaps

Review & analyze priority towns performance data for use & decision making

➤ Compiles monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual work plans as well as reports

➤ Ensure quality assurance for HTS in line with national guidelines

Willing To carry out/perform other related duties and/or responsibilities assigned by the immediate supervisor

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Required qualification & experience

> Qualification

• Master’s degree in public health fields with Health Background or

• Medical doctor (General Practitioner)

➤ Work Experience: Zero Year

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HOW TO APPLY

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2. Job Title – Facility level HIV Case Detection, Linkage and Care & Treatment Coordinator.

Number of required………… 1(one)

Place of Work……….. Haik health center

> Term of employment UP to September 30, 2023 G.C with possible extension

Salary……………. Based on the project scale

 

Roles and Responsibilities

The Facility level HIV Case Detection, Linkage and Care & Treatment Coordinators will be responsible for the implementation of HIV testing, linkage, rapid ART initiation, retention and viral suppression of the site.

Roles &responsibilities:

  • He/she will lead and coordinate the development of facility level micro-planning to implement comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in line with three 95
  • He/she will support HF in implementing case detection packages of services to enhance case finding
  • He/she will also support packages of services are optimizing PITC using HIV risk-screening tools in both adult & under-5 clinics, index case testing, unassisted HIVST, and social-network strategy (SNS) to meet zonal level HIV positive targets
  • She/he will closely support the implementation of CBS activities including ensuring the functionality of the HIV response monitoring team at facility level
  • She/He will monitor and support the facility to minimize testing, linkage, and rapid ART initiation missed opportunities
  • He/she will also support the two ways facility to facility and community to facility linkage of clients.
  • He/she will ensure the engagement of HTS providers, ART providers, MSGs, and case managers to provide counseling to all identified HIV positives and document linkage to ART.
  • Will closely monitor and review the implementation of new initiatives such as operation triple zero, cervical cancer screening & management; second & third line ART initiation.
  • He/she will monitor and support viral load testing for all clients at ART and PMTCT clinics and ensure the fast tracking of HVL client and enrollment to EAS.
  • He/she will also follow the implementation of the TPT accelerated plan to ensure that all eligible clients took TPT.
  • Throughout the COVID-19 epidemic, he/she will support health facility staffs in providing multi-month dispensing and monitoring retention of KP clients on ART or on PrEP.
  • He/she will ensure that the monthly retention or currently on ART status of KP clients reviewed and timely feedback given to zones and KP health facility.
  • He/she will monitor linkage, referral, rapid ART initiation, retention and viral suppression HIV positive clients.
  • He/she support HFs to do death auditing, lost to follow up tracing. Closely work with NAPHAD to improve adherence, retention in care and LTFU tracking. Ensure the implementation enhanced lost to follow up tracing activities in the facilities; line list, conduct phone calls and ensure volunteers and or CMs engagement in lost to follow up tracing activities.
  • Ensure the achievement of 95% retention among health facility.
  • He/she will also follow the integration of cervical cancer screening and management, mental health screening and management. Conduct deep dive data analysis regarding case detection, linkage, ART initiation, retention, viral load testing, suppression and EAS and develop PIP for identified.
  • She/he will serve as a focal person, monitor, and report performance on regular basis.
  • She/he will identify, document and share the best experience regarding case detection, linkage, treatment, retention and viral suppression.
  • She/he will also perform additional activities assigned by their supervisor

 

Required qualification & experience

  •  BSC in public Health (Health Officer), Nursing, Midwifery
  • Having professional licensee

> Work 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 as an added value

Having trainings on basic Consolidated HIV Testing Service or Anti Ritro Viral Treatment.

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HOW TO APPLY

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3. Job Title: Cluster HFs HIV Case Detection and Care and Treatment Coordinator

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Number of required……….. 1(one)

Place of Work……………. Gondar city administration

Term of employment UP to September 30, 2023 GC with possible extension

> Salary Based on the project scale

Roles and Responsibilities

> The cluster HFS HIV case detection and care and treatment coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of HIV testing, linkage, rapid ART initiation, retention and viral suppression across all ART HFS in Zone particularly priority DSD sites

> He/she provides regular & close support to priority DSD health facilities in the zone in priority issues and activities

> He/she will lead and coordinate the development of zonal level micro-planning to impment comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in line with three 95

> He/she will support HFs in impmenting case detection packages of services to enhance case finding

> He/she will also support packages of services are optimizing PITC using HIV risk screening tools in both adult & under 5 clinics, index case testing, unassisted HIVST and social network strategy (SNS) to meet zonal level HIV positive targets

> She/he will closely support the implementation of CBS activities including ensuring the functionality of the HIV response monitoring team at facility level. They will work with zonal and wereda PHEM focal in coordinating HIV positive target

> They will monitor and support health facilities to minimize testing, linkage, and rapid ART initiation missed opportunities. He/she will also support health facilities in the zone to follow the two ways facility to facility and community to facility linkage of clients

> He/she will ensure the engagement to HTS providers, ART providers, MSGs and case managers to provide counseling to all identified HIV positives and document linkage to

> He/she will also support health facilities in the zone to follow the two ways facility to facility and community to facility linkage of clients

> He/she will ensure the engagement of HTS providers, ART providers, MSGs and case mangers to provide counseling to all identified HIV positives and document linkage to ART

> He/she will closely monitor and reveiew the implemtnation of new intitiatives surch as operation triple Zero, cervical cancer screenining & managmnets; second & third line ART initiation

> He/she will monitor and support viral load testing for all clients at ART and PMTCT clincs and ensure the fast tracking of HVL client and enrollment to EAS

> He/she will also follow the impmentation of the TPT accecelerated plan to ensure that all eligible clients took TPT. Thoruhout the COVID-19 epidemic

> He/She will support zonal and health facilities staffs in providing multi-month dispensing and monitoring retention of KP clients on ART or on PREP

> He/she will ensure that the montly retention or currently on ART status of KP clents reviewed and timely feedback given to zones and KP health facilities

> He/she will monitor linkage, referral, rapid ART initiation, retention and viral suppression HIV positive clients

> He/she support HFs to do death auditing, lost to follow up tracing. Closely wok with NAPHAD to improve adherence, Retention in care and LTFU tracking. Ensure the impmentation enhanced lost to follow up tracing activities in the facilities: line lis, conduct phone calls and ensure volunteers and or CMs engagement in lost to follow up traccing activities. Ensure the achievement of 95% retention among cluster health facilities in the zone

> He/she will also follow the integration of cervical cancer screening and management mental health screening and management. Conduct deep dive data analysis regarding case detection, linkage, ART initiation, retention, Viral load testing, suppression and EAS and develop PIP for identified

> She/he will werve as a focal person, monitor, and report performance on regular bais. The region decided this to enable project staffs responsible for the whole HIV program activities and to ensure thay have comprehensive /exprinces and cover the program activities in the absence of the other coordinator. The other reason since there are many DSD health facilities in these zones, each coordinator will closely follow cluster health facilities and provide comprehensive HIV servies. They will ensure the providssion of MMD and monitor the impact of COVID-19 on retention. Each coordinator will conduct additional activities given by the zonal head or RHB program advisors. They will also follow the implementation of GBV, MHI, and PrEP provision as per the national guidelng. They will support health facilities in implementing infection prevention activities as per the guidline

> She/he will also perform additional activities assigned by their supervision.

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Required Education, Training and Experience:

BSC in public health (health officer), Nursing, midwifery,

MSC/MPH with BSC Degree in public health (Health Officer), Nursing, Midwifery

Having professional licensee

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Training and Experience

Minimum of 4 and 2 years for first and second degree respectively in the area of HIV Testing Services in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program

> Having training on basic consolidated HIV Testing Service or Anti Ritro Viral Treatment

> Experience in clinical mentorship has an added value

 

How to Apply

 

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