Monday, October 1, 2018

Employment opportunities at Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS)

  Xpresstz       Monday, October 1, 2018
 
TB / HIV Technical Advisor
Overview: 
Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) is an indigenous NGO established under non governmental organization act No 24 of 2002 in 2011. THPS works in partnership with the Ministries of Health Community Development Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and Regional Administration and Local Governments (PORALG) with a goal of ensuring accessible high quality health care services to Tanzanians; through strengthening of health systems for quality health services including comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, Support and Treatment .
THPS is currently seeking highly experienced, committed and motivated Tanzanians to fill in the following positions for AFYA KWANZA HIV Care and Treatment Program for its Headquarters office in Dar es Salaam and Regional offices in Kigoma & Pwani:


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NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES ADVERTISED TODAY (697+ POSTS) 
POSITION TITLE: TB / HIV Technical Advisor
REPORTS TO: Technical Director
LOCATION: Dar Es Salaam Central Office (with frequent field travel)
OVERALL JOB FUNCTION:
The TB/HIV Technical Advisor provides technical and programmatic guidance in the design, implementation and monitoring of THPS’ portfolio of TB/HIV programs. Specifically s/he will be responsible for developing program objectives, work plans, budgets, reporting and monitoring program progress. S/he will provide technical support to all THPS supported sites focusing on TB/HIV collaborative activities.
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Data Managers
Tanzania Health Promotion Support
Experience : 3.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 2
Skill : Ability to work independently, Fluent in English & Kiswahili, Experience working with NGO's and/or donor-funded programs, A background in nursing, health science or a related discipline are an advantage, 3+ years relevant experience years experience with MS Access application development and use, data analyses with standard software packages and implementing protocols for data quality assurance., Advanced skills in Database programming, and analytical software an advantage
Job Opening date : 27-Sep-2018
Job closing date : 12-Oct-2018

Job Description
To provide technical support in implementing high-standard paper-based and computer-based health facility record keeping systems for patient record management of CTC / VCT/PICT/APSS/ Cervical Cancer Screening, Nutrition and palliative care programs in support of the Ministry of Health's National AIDS Control Programme. To provide technical support in data management for public health evaluations as needed.
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APSC Community & Linkage Field Officer
Tanzania Health Promotion Support

Experience : 1.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 1
Skill : Work experience in HIV and AIDS care and treatment/PMTCT settings, Work experience/training in the National VCT/PITC counseling is an added advantage, Work experience with community-based PLHIV groups or PLHIV post-test groups is an added advantage, Familiarity with district-level health care systems in Tanzania is highly desired, Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills, Good verbal and written communication ski, Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
Job Opening date : 27-Sep-2018
Job closing date : 12-Oct-2018
Job Description

Establish and facilitate the implementation of adherence, psychosocial support and community linkages program (APSC) including to establish/strengthen facility - community partnership/linkage mechanism, build the capacity of R/CHMT to establish/strengthen and implement APSC program, build capacity of health care providers in enhancing adherence and retention to HIV care and treatment, establish/strengthen internal referral system between various service units within the health facilities and conduct supportive supervision and mentorship on APSC services in Mtwara region. The job entails extensive travel up to 80 within all districts of Mtwara region.
The incumbent will be a member of the Adult and Paediatric care and treatment, team and will provide day-to-day oversight of the following areas
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Clinical Program Officer HIV Care and Treatment
Tanzania Health Promotion Support
Experience : Fresher Can Apply
No. of Position : 1
Skill : Excellent English and Swahili oral/written communication, Completed one year internship, Good communication skills
Job Opening date : 27-Sep-2018
Job closing date : 12-Oct-2018
Responsibility:
• To promote HIV counseling and testing at high yielding entry points of the health facilities to increase identification of PLHIV and their enrollment and linkage to care & treatment services in the era of Test and Start policy
• To provide technical assistance to healthcare providers at THPS supported health facilities on HIV/AIDS clinical management and uptake of interventions especially HIV viral load monitoring
• To strengthen retention strategies and minimize loss to follow up for clients newly initiated on antiretroviral treatment including children, adolescents and adults
• To facilitate integration of TB and HIV services including intensified case finding, infection control plans development and implementation, and isoniazid preventive therapy for eligible clients.
• To ensure that THPS-supported clinical care activities at multiple delivery sites conform to the Tanzania national guidelines.
• To support proper documentation of service delivery in appropriate national monitoring tools including CTC 2 cards and registers
• To work with Senior Clinical Advisor in the development of monthly and quarterly reports.
• To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
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Clinical Advisor - HIV Care and Treatment
Tanzania Health Promotion Support
Experience : 5.0 Year(s)
No. of Position : 1
Skill : Ability to work independently, Extensive clinical experience in care and treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS, Experience working in collaboration with local government partners (R/CHMTS) and NGOs., Excellent team orientation, openness, responsiveness and conflict management skills, At least 5 years' experience in working in HIV care and treatment, Excellent interpersonal and management skills., Excellent English and Swahili oral/written communication
Job Opening date : 27-Sep-2018
Job closing date : 12-Oct-2018
Responsibility:
• To provide direct technical assistance to the staff at THPS supported health care facilities; onsite staff capacity building on HIV/AIDS clinical management , clinical mentoring, patient flow analysis, improvement of adherence support systems, strengthen of referral systems, etc.
• To facilitate Provider Initiated Testing and counseling at all key entry points of the health facility to increase identification of PLHIV and their enrollment to Care & Treatment and retention in treatment
• To implement creatively efforts to support quality pediatric HIV services.
• To establish and monitor innovative adherence and retention strategies at THPS supported health facilities in collaboration with clinical and adherence psychosocial support and community linkages teams.
• To facilitate integration between TB and HIV services including infection control within HIV care and treatment clinics, TB screening and identification of TB suspects for diagnostic work up and treatment initiation, and isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT)
• To ensure that THPS-supported clinical care activities at multiple delivery sites conform to the Tanzanian national guidelines.
• To develop with other Advisors and Technical Director the care and treatment related materials, including job aides, protocols, algorithms and other necessary tools.
• To assist the Kigoma Regional Manager to develop Annual regional work plan and to review its implementation.
• To assist the Kigoma Regional Manager in the development of monthly and quarterly reports.
• To coordinate implementation of clinical HIV/AIDS technical support from THPS in Tanzania
• To coordinate and supervise quality improvement (QI) initiatives in the region
• To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
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POSITION TITLE: Regional Manager
REPORTS TO: Director of Program Implementation
LOCATION
: Kigoma Regional Office with frequent field travel
OVERALL JOB FUNCTION:
The successful candidate will be a member of technical staff and extended leadership group. S/He will have the responsibility to provide THPS leadership supporting the Kigoma regional health management team (RHMT) and district health management teams (CHMTs) in implementation of HIV prevention, care, treatment and support in the region. Specifically, the appointee will be responsible for the planning and coordination of HIV care and treatment activities at THPS supported sites in Kigoma region to ensure a good working relationship with regional and district authorities in Kigoma.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Oversee the overall planning, initiation and implementation of comprehensive HIV prevention including prioritized and index HIV testing and counselling, Care and Treatment, PMTCT/EID, Adherence psychosocial support, retention and community linkages, TB/HIV integrative services, sexual and reproductive health including c screening for cervical cancer, palliative care, Lab and Pharmacy services at THPS supported sites in Kigoma Region.
  • Ensure that the THPS Kigoma team meets program targets and timely provide weekly, monthly and quarterly targets
  • Liaise with the RHMT, CHMTs, MOHCDGEC officials and other stakeholders in coordinating implementation and complementarity of the program and compliance to the Ministry of Health guidelines.
  • Represent the THPS in regional forums as may be requested
  • Ensure that THPS technical team in Kigoma support program implementation by building capacity of RHMT and CHMTs in program management and various technical domains for program sustainability.
  • Work closely with the THPS Central Technical Team in programmatic aspects of HIV/AIDS implementation programs.
  • Supervise and oversee overall activities implemented by Program Officers and other Staff for Kigoma region.
  • Participate in THPS strategic planning sessions including planning with sub grantees in the region, development of Country Operational Plan (COP) activities and other planning related activities as will be deemed necessary.
  • Participate and represent THPS in National Program related activities e.g. Development of curricula/guidelines, SOPs.
  • Oversee renovations and site improvements at program sites in Kigoma.
  • Coordinate procurement of equipment and consumables for the sites in Kigoma.
  • Preparing budgets, work plans monthly and quarterly reports and other technical papers.
  • Coordinate the training of site staff in line with the approved budgets
  • Assist in the program in Monitoring and Evaluation activities in Kigoma.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by superiors from time to time. 
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