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TB/HIV case Manager

Posted by: Baylor Tanzania

Posted date: 2019-Jan-22

Location: Mbeya

Title:                                      TB/HIV case Manager

Reports To:                          HTS Coordinator

Department:                        Technical and Clinical Services

Duty Station:                       Mbeya/Mwanza, Tanzania

Classification:                      Full-time, contract (2 Years renewable)

 

Position Summary

To provide TB/HIV support services to children and their care providers at COE and Community level

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide basic assessment and triage i.e. monitoring and recording vital signs, growth and development monitoring; including weight and height assessment using plotted growth charts
  • To oversee and support pediatric HIV testing at the zonal referral hospital
  • Perform investigations for TB suspects (sputum induction & TST)
  • Assist the TB focal group in performing HIV testing and counseling for TB suspects at COE and community
  • Supervise XTB/MDR treatment clubs for children and adolescent receiving both DOT and anti-TB maintenance drugs
  • Assist the TB focal group in orienting community health service providers on TB screening and contact tracing
  • To support patients and their caregivers by providing information about TB/HIV/AIDS and helping them to solve problem to optimize their care and treatment through individual counseling and health talks
  • Conduct home visits for contact tracing and collection of sputum samples
  • To participate in TB/Malnutrition screening activities including supervising community groups, mentoring of health care providers at other facilities
  • Participate in different research activities at COE
  • Participate in preparing work plans, budget, and implementation of different activities in the TB focal group
  • Other duties as assigned by Nurse in charge and Zonal program Manager

 

Qualifications / Skills

  • Registered or enrolled nurse
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work in team
  • Counseling skills

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Email your application to:

hr(at)baylortanzania.or.tz

Deadline for application is 27th January 2019

 
Job Title TB/HIV case Manager
Post Details
Posted By Baylor Tanzania
Start Date
Job Function
Salary
Cell Phone
Email hr(at)baylortanzania.or.tz
Location Mbeya
    
    
Deadline 2019-Jan-27
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
Category
Location Location -> Mbeya COE
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Classification Job Classification -> Clinical