Thursday, 5 April 2018

Job Opportunities, Doctors with Africa CUAMM

About Doctors with Africa CUAMM Trustees Doctors with Africa (CUAMM) Tru^ees,
headquartered in Dar es Salaam. Founded in 1987, CUAMM focuses on designing health system strengthening projects, with particular attention to the needs of women and children. and tailored to the specific needs of the countries where the organization carries out projects Through its evidence based approach, CUAMM works to remove the barriers preventing communities from accessing health services, and to improve the quality of the same services, to achieve accessible, quality and equitable healthcare for ever yoriv.



JOB TITLE

HIV Testing and Counselling Provider OVERALL GOAL OF THE JOB
The HIV Testing and Counselling Provider IS responsible for the implementation of the HIV test campaigns and for the establishment jnd woll functioning of a linkaoe network botwocn the campaigns and the HUBs and other facilities in the oren The HIV testing and counselling provider will also support the project management in data collection.
S/he is responsible, together with the management of the project, of the image and reputation of the NfiO locally

PROJECT

The Test and Treat Project in Shmyanga and Simiyu Regions

MAIN TASKS

Ensuring that patients will receive appropriate care and counselling during tte tost campaigns
Educating patients about all aspects of HIV disease and treatment management, as well as basic healthy lifestyles
Counselling patients Oh HIV diagnosis, management of medications, medication and clinic follow up adherence, psychosocial issues, and basic health self- care.
Counselling and educating family members and care givers to promote secondary prevention of HIV infection, to improve the care of patients with HIV. and to strengthen social support networks of patients
TO link the HIV+ patients with the other available facilities providing HIV care and follow them during the beginning of the treatment
Filling In the reporting registers and other request documentation
Supporting the Test Coordinator and Community Coordinator in monthly data collection and report writing
Supporting the Test Coordinator and Community
Coordinator in the test campaigns organization, planning and implementation
Support the other staff (CUAMM Staff. HUBS Staff. Community Health Workers etc.) during the test campaigns and other project activities
Performing any other duty as assigned by the supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS A EXPERIENCE
HIV Testing and counselling Provider should have a diploma in Nursing with valid practice license and CITC or VCT training certificate;
A minimum of 3 vears’ working experience;
Ability to communicate in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, empatmc and non-judgmentai attitude
■ Previous experience with International and local NCOS preferred;
Fluency in Kiswnhili. both written and spoken, is required
Fluency in English and Kisukuma languages will be a plus

CONTRACT DURATION
1 year, renewable

DUTY STATION
Itwangi Division/ Shinyanga Municipal/ District/ Bariadi District

COMPENSATION
A competitive stipend will be offered as per Government of Tanzania regulations.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
Deadline for submission of applications is 19th of April 2018

MODE OF APPLICATIONS
All applications Should be enclosed with verified photocopies of relevant certificates and detailed curriculum vitae Applicants are required to submit their applications at the address below Applicants also reminded to indicate all contact information necessary with which information can reach them easily. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified, in case you do not hear from us In two weeks’ time after the closing date consider yourself unsuccessful.

Test and Treat Project Manager Doctors with Africa (CUAMM)
P.O. Box 47 Shinyanga office, Tanzania,

e-mail:tanzania@cuamm.org