Wednesday, 22 March 2017

VACANCY: TECHNICAL ASSISTANT, CLINICAL SERVICES AT FHI 360



JOB ID:              18387
Contract Type:    1 year fixed term
Location:             Calabar and Abuja

DESCRIPTION
The Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is a five-year PEPFAR program to provide high quality HIV/AIDS services, and to build the capacity of the public and private sectors in Nigeria in order to provide these services in a sustainable manner.
The SIDHAS project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

JOB SUMMARY / RESPONSIBILITIES
With the State coordinator and the TO from the coordinating team, the Technical Assistant- clinical Services will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality L.G.A. level  (both at health facility and Community level) HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/HIV, TB, HCT and other services at the state level.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Community level:
Support the coordination, implementation of LGA scale up and daily monitoring of the operational teams to achieve on the 90:90:90 assigned targets in the priority LGAs.
Facilitate the efficient cART drive, ensuring quantitative, qualitative and retentive deliverables are achieved
Saturate assigned wards in LGAs with HIV service interventions through household coverage and population access
Strengthening effective referrals and linkages between facility and priority LGAs in the target drive
Conduct same day evaluation and enrollment of all patients who test HIV positive
Ensure same day ART initiation for eligible pregnant women and general populations
Work with field case managers and community structures to strengthening referrals and linkages for health facility and community level services.
Ensure timely daily ART/PMTCT updates are provided to the state cART coordinating team including success stories, reports, logistics supply, commodities and community daily service summaries.
Attend to other duties assigned by supervising leads.
Health facility level:

Support the optimization of comprehensive HIV & PMTCT services in the facility by instituting 80% PITC and maximized initiation, retention and VL suppression rates
Support the QI capacity of providers in utilizing data analysis for program improvement

QUALIFICATIONS
MBBS with a minimum of 1 year post national youth service experience in clinical care,
Registered Nurse /Midwife with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.
A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS, TB and TBHIV technical areas.

DEADLINE:    31 MARCH 2017

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