HIV/TB Officer Job Careers – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

 

Job Title:    HIV/TB Officer

Organisation: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor College of
Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the
Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a
Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres
of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa
and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:  The HIV/TB Officer is responsible for overall
planning, managing and coordinating Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR–TB)
diagnosis, TB treatment and Infection Control (IC) activities implemented in
the region

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Coordinate and assist with supportive
supervision and mentoring of community-based and facility-based Health Care
Workers in the day-to-day implementation of TB/HIV collaborative activities.

·       Coordinate and assist with supportive
supervision and mentoring of community-based and facility-based Health Care
Workers in the day-to-day implementation of TB/HIV collaborative activities.

·       Provide support to the effective referral
system of tuberculosis and HIV patients to ensure integration of TB and HIV
services within the district

·       Document gather, and analyse records of
TB/HIV collaborative activities at supported facilities, as well as case-based
information in electronic format

·       Work closely with the National TB Control
Program (NTP), WHO, NGO partners and other Stakeholders in identifying program
priorities, developing strategies and coordinating Implementation of MDR-TB
activities;

·       Participate in all TB/HIV forums at local
level and provide updates as required.

·       Work with the district TB coordinators, HIV
focal persons and Facility in charges to support them to provide regular
updates to stakeholders regarding implementation of the TB/HIV collaborative
activities.

·       Provide technical support to sub-grantees in
developing work plan in accordance with project Objectives and scope of work;

·       Provide technical directions and support to
the NTP and sub-recipient NGO partners in planning and implementing MDR-TB
activities as required;

·       Participate in workshops, seminars, task
force and expert committees to identify policy, technical and programmatic gaps
in Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) diagnosis and treatment and
Infection Control; update partners and stakeholder on TB CARE activities.

·       Provide technical support in developing
systems, tools, job aids Information education and communication (IEC) as
required for improving diagnosis and treatment of TB/MDR-TB, infection
prevention, monitoring and supervision;

·       Monitor implementation of planned activities
through periodic consultations, monthly progress review meetings, reports
review, and field trips. Provide written feedback for improving performance.

·       Monitor project deliverables and timeliness,
notify the Team Leader when issues arise, and take corrective actions, as
needed;

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant for the Baylor-Uganda HIV/TB
Officer job should hold an MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized
University/Institution.

·       Must be registered with Medical and Dental
Practitioners Council applications (MS Word and Excel)

·       At least two years of relevant work
experience in the field of TB and HIV control activities with at least one year
in a supervisory role

·       At least 3 years of experience in managing a
corporate function, providing the following knowledge and skills, managing
performance driven programs, managing the change process, including executive
coaching, communications, and transition management; with a reputable
international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor
representatives

 

NOTE:

·       Applications should include a cover letter,
CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and
certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

·       You must have at least a credit 6 in
MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 26thMarch 2021

 

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