ICAP Regional HIV Care & Treatment Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

ICAP Regional HIV Care & Treatment Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 225021

Category: Health Care

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Job Title: Regional HIV Care & Treatment Advisor

Duty Station: Addis Ababa (for Addis Ababa City Administration)

Line Manager: Regional Director

Under the guidance of the Regional Director, the Regional Care & Treatment Advisor will support the design and implementation of comprehensive DSD, HIV case finding, partner notification, post-exposure prophylaxis, key population services, care & treatment, adherence to retention in care, lab support, M&E and quality improvement activities in maintained regions. S/He will support regions in achieving the 3-90 targets.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

As advisor for HIV care and treatment, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with RHBs, organize and provide basic care and support and ART trainings for RHB, zonal and facility staff
  • Provide technical assistance to RHBs in developing/updating different job aids ,client education materials and monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Prepare and harmonize annual, semi-annual, quarterly and monthly plan with other departments
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of CT and TB/HIV programs in ICAP supported emerging Regional Health Bureaus and health facilities
  • Ensure the implementation of minimum service packages in ICAP supported heath networks
  • Support repaid ART initiation of all newly identified HIV positive clients
  • Support the transition of first line drugs to dolutegravir based regimens
  • Ensure the implementation of TB-HIV collaborative activates
  • Support the implementation of adolescent friendly services in ICAP supported facilities
  • Ensure the implementation of DSD-ASM in all ICAP supported facilities
  • Ensure integration of mental illness and HIV in all ICAP supported facilities
  • Strengthen the integration of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) services into HIV program
  • Regularly conduct SIMS assessments analyze the findings ,identify gap
    and develop PIP & follow-up of the improvement plan
  • Support facilities in conducting quality improvement initiatives and build capacity to benchmark and scale-up best QI practices
  • Build the capacity of HCWs to monitor the routine viral load testing for eligible ART clients ,management of high viral load clients with enhanced adherence counseling and management of 1st and 2nd line treatment failures
  • Based on needs assessment , assist in the technical evaluation, purchasing process, and distribution of furniture and supplies to ICAP-supported facilities in the emerging Regions
  • Review ICAP regional offices monthly Key performance indicators and provide feedback
    Participate actively in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual ICAP performance review meetings.
  • Compiles monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual activity reports
  • Ensure all CT and TB/HIV related targets are met; and
  • With the regional ICAP’s mentors ,participate in the clinical systems mentorship and supportive supervision program 3 weeks per month which sometimes could be extended beyond two weeks as deemed as necessary
  • Perform others duties assigned by the supervisor
  • The incumbent may be requested to spend 75% of the time on a travel

    Job Requirements

    Required qualifications and experience:

  • Physician with minimum of 5 years of experiences as internist/pediatrician, including engagement in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS clients.
  • Experience in HIV program technical coordination
  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, organizing and conducting trainings.
  • Experience in development of national documents related to HIV/AIDS Programs
  • 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.ethiojobs.net)

  • Only online applications are received

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

    Closing date for receiving applications is-10.13.2019

    ICAP Regional HIV Care & Treatment Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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