Baylor Uganda Technical Officer – TB/HIV Services Jobs

Baylor Uganda Technical Officer – TB/HIV Services Jobs

Job Summary

  • The TB/HIV Officer is responsible for overall planning, managing and coordinating Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) diagnosis, TB treatment and Infection Control (IC) activities implemented in the region. Implement TB/HIV care & treatment in alignment with up to date MoH guidelines.

    Overall Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and assist with supportive supervision and mentoring of community-based and facility-based Health Care Workers in the day-to-day implementation of TB/HIV collaborative activities.

  • Provide support to the effective referral system of tuberculosis and HIV patients to ensure integration of TB and HIV services within the district.

  • Document gather, and analyse records of TB/HIV collaborative activities at supported facilities, as well as case-based information in electronic format.

  • Work closely with the National TB Control Program (NTP), WHO, NGO partners and other Stakeholders in identifying program priorities, developing strategies and coordinating Implementation of MDR-TB activities;

  • Participate in all TB/HIV forums at local level and provide updates as required.

  • Work with the district TB coordinators, HIV focal persons and Facility in charges to support them to provide regular updates to stakeholders regarding implementation of the TB/HIV collaborative activities.

  • Provide technical support to sub-grantees in developing work plan in accordance with project Objectives and scope of work; Technical support supervision for CBO’s and sub grantees with indicators related to TB.

  • Provide technical directions and support to the NTP and sub-recipient NGO partners in planning and implementing MDR-TB activities as required;

  • Participate in workshops, seminars, task force and expert committees to identify policy, technical and programmatic gaps in Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) diagnosis and treatment and Infection Control; update partners and stakeholder on TB CARE

  • Provide technical support in developing systems, tools, job aids Information education and communication (IEC) as required for improving diagnosis and treatment of TB/MDR-TB, infection prevention, monitoring and supervision;

  • Monitor implementation of planned activities through periodic consultations, monthly progress review meetings, reports review, and field trips. Provide written feedback for improving performance.

  • Monitor project deliverables and timeliness, notify the Team Leader when issues arise, and take corrective actions, as needed.

    Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

  • Must be registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council applications (MS Word and Excel).

  • At least two years of relevant work experience in the field of TB and HIV control activities with at least one year in a supervisory role.

  • At least 3 years of experience in managing a corporate function, managing performance driven programs, managing the change process.

  • Good experience in mentorships/coaching and transition management; with a reputable international NGO.

  • Experience with government and donor representatives.

  • Have Key personal competences in Team management, communication skills, networking and analytical skills.

  • 3 Years Relevant Experience.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Baylor Uganda Technical Officer – TB/HIV Services Jobs

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