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TB Officer

Location: South Sudan

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: 12 months

Position: Two (2)

The incumbent will be involved:

Responsible for all TB control activities in center and community

  • Community education for TB
  • Support sputum microscopy
  • Proper recording and reporting of all TB cases
  • Distribution of DOTS
  • Keep all TB records updated
  • Keep all the patients card updated
  • Up date all quarterly and annual reports
  • Defaulter tracing
  • Case finding and case holding
  • Collaborate with NGOs in order to expand DOTS activities in the area

    Training of Health Workers involved in TB program

  • Establish TB program in hospital/PHCC
  • Prepare job description of all health workers involved in TB program
  • Make order of drugs and non drugs for TB program
  • Advertise and carry on interviews of all health workers who will be involved in TB program
  • Establish systems and standards for Monitoring/Evaluation of TB program activities
  • Facilitate a regular forum/meeting for all key staff to view and discuss program objectives and plans
  • Sharing information and best practice with other partners

    Reporting

  • Responsible for compiling monthly/quarterly/annual TB activities reports in timely manner and monthly work plans.
  • Responsible for accurate record keeping, ordering and accountability of medical equipment, supplies and drugs.
  • Set performance objectives of TB staff, carry out 6 monthly performance evaluation and advise the individual staff member for way-forward
  • Orient new staff and visitors on TB activities
  • Hold regular monthly planning and coordination meeting with all staffs involved in TB control activities

    Training and Capacity Building

  • Responsible for identifying and ensuring health staff training and development needs are met.
  • Design training course that will address issues concerning patient handling, history taking, and differential diagnosis, record keeping and reporting.

    Representation

  • Liaise with the Local government/payam administrator and other health personnel

    Other General Duties

  • Should be flexible and able to work in a stressful and challenging environment to meet the targets of the organization.
  • Be disciplined, accountable and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to carry-out any other duties and/or responsibilities assigned by his immediate supervisor.
  • Involve in coordination meetings regarding TB program activities at state and county levels.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with donors and other NGOs

    Person Specification

  • Diploma in clinical medicine/Nursing. Training in any other specialized areas would be advantageous.
  • Diploma as a Medical assistant/Registered Nurse
  • Should be registered with the relevant professional bodies
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of any local language spoken in South Sudan would be advantageous.
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Previous experience of working with an international Health NGO is desirable
  • Ability to work in hardship situations with minimum amenities.

    Sent your CV on: health [at] arkangeloaliassociation.org


    Nurses (KRCHN / KECHN)

    Skills and Specifications:

    Should be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya, at least one (1) year working experience in a busy Hospital.

    Applicants with training in the under listed areas will have an added advantage:

  • PMTCT
  • CCC
  • TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY
  • NEW BORN CARE
  • THEATRE

    Qualified applicants should send detailed CV, cover letter indicating the current and expected gross salary and details of three referees.

    Applications should reach the undersigned by 1st April 2013.

    The Human Resource Manager

    Kitengela Medical Services.

    hr [at] kitengelamedical.com

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