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Regional Case identification and KP Advisor

ICAP

  • Job id: 8359
  • Job Viewed: 114
  • Job Deadline: Nov 7, 2019

Job Overview

  • Medical/Health-Care
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
  • Senior-Level-Experienced
  • Nov 7, 2019

Job Description

Job Title:                    Regional Case identification and KP Advisor

Duty Station:             Gambella

Line Manager:         Regional Program Manager

                                                                                                                                

Job Summary

Under the guidance of Regional Program Manager, the Case identification and KP Advisor supports the design and implementation of comprehensive, KP and case identification activities   in ICAP supported selected public & agency for refugees and returnees affairs (ARRA) facilities

Major Duties and Responsibilities

As advisor of the CI and KP program of ICAP - CU office in Gambella, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with RHBs, organize and provide basic trainings  on KP , SNS ,partner and family based index case testing , PrEP  and HIV self-testing for RHB,zonal and facility staff
  • Provide technical assistance to  RHBs in the development /customization of  KP , SNS ,partner and family based index case testing , PrEP  and HIV self-testing Job aides and CEMs  
  •  Strengthen  risk based PITC and index case testing  and proposes  innovative  ideas  that improve case identification  and  linkage HIV positive clients
  • Support the scale-up of  HIV self-testing and point of care EID testing in ICAP supported selected public & agency for refugees and returnees affairs (ARRA) facilities
  • Support RHBs to ensure the implementation of KP , SNS ,partner and family based index case testing , PrEP  and HIV self-testing minimum package in ICAP supported public & ARRA heath facilities
  • Provide technical assistance to RHBs in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of    KP , SNS,partner and family based index case testing , PrEP  and HIV self-testing programs of ICAP supported public and ARRA health facilities 
  • In collaboration with community partner Support RHBs to develop innovative strategies to track the sexual network of the  index cases and link them to HIV testing services
  • Ensure the assignment of KP , SNS ,partner and family based index case testing , PrEP  and HIV self-testing focal person in supported facilities
  • Ensure a referral system is established between hotels & bars and KP supported health facilities  
  • Ensure the recruitment and deployment of peer navigators at KP selected sites
  • Support  ICAP supported selected facilities  to establish KP support groups  to improve the uptake of the services and ongoing prevention and care and treatment services
  • Ensure quarterly mapping of the catchment FSWs is done and updated
  • Ensure availability of adequate stocks  of TDF+3TC for PrEP
  • Support HCWs  in conducting KP , SNS ,partner and family based index case testing , PrEP  and HIV self-testing quality improvement initiatives  and build capacity to benchmark and scale-up best KP & PNS  QI practices 

·          Regularly conduct   SIMS assessments analyze the findings  ,identify gap and develop PIP & follow-up of the  improvement plan

·         Participate actively in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual ICAP performance review meetings.

·         Compiles and submits  monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual activity reports

·         Conduct mentorship to the selected Gambella public and ARRA sites         Ensure that all KP , SNS ,partner and family based index case testing , PrEP  and HIV self-testing targets are met

·         Perform others duties assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirements

 Required qualifications and experience:

·         Physician with minimum of 5 years’ experience involved in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS clients.

·         Experience in HIV program technical coordination

·         Experience in mentoring, organizing and conducting training.

·         Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills

·         Proficiency in written and spoken English

·         Computer skills (MS Office and statistical packages)            

How To Apply

Interested candidates with the required qualification and experience are invited to submit application letters along with non-returnable CV online at (www.zionjob.com) 

 -Only online applications are received

 -NB – Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 -Closing date for receiving applications is-October 13, 2019


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