Infectious Disease Institute Regional Referral Community Linkages Officer Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute Regional Referral Community Linkages Officer Jobs in Uganda


General Summary:

  • The position holder is responsible for working with Arua RRH and community structures to contribute to improved linkages along the continuum of care and
    improve retention of all HIV positive clients at the facility.

  • He/she will coordinate activities to support intra/ inter facility linkages and facility – community linkages and CBO engagements with the hospital.

    Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate linkages for PLHIV to care at Arua RRH and other community support services

  • Organize inter-facility meetings to address retention challenges

  • Support real time follow up for Missed appointments; those eligible for ART initiation
    and Critical patients

  • Proactive follow up of clients of 2 months on ART cohort; for TB treatment completion; MDR and PMTCT mothers and children attending EID clinics

  • Documentation of follow up outcomes in HMIS tools

  • Strengthen liaison between the hospital CHD and the HIV service units

  • Coordination of peer support activities

  • Support timely reporting of follow up outcomes by HIV service units

  • Establish and functionalize community differentiated care models in the project catchment area

  • Coordinate community level activities and partners (e.g. CBOs, PLHIV networks,
    Community dialogue meetings etc.)

    Education
    Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social work and social administration or a relevant medical related field

  • Post graduate training in HIV/AIDS

  • Experience in the field of HIV/AIDS and previous work with PEPFAR funded projects.

  • Post graduate diploma in project planning and management will be an added advantage

    Required Experience and Skills

  • At least 2-years in service post internship in a busy clinical HIV/AIDS setting.

  • Relevant experience working with CBO’s/CSO’s

  • Training in Differentiated service delivery models

  • Technical Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and ART

  • Communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with class A riding permit

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute Regional Referral Community Linkages Officer Jobs in Uganda


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