Jhpiego HIV Care and Treatment Technical Officers Jobs in Zambia

Jhpiego HIV Care and Treatment Technical Officers Jobs in Zambia


Purpose:

  • To be responsible for the provision of technical support for HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment activities for the Defence Force of Zambia (DFZ) facilities at the district level in the province.

  • S/he will work in collaboration with the Field Office Manager, DFZ, Provincial Health Office, District Health office and other implementing partners in implementing HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment including TB/HIV and Cervical cancer services. .

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the DFZ to implement and manage quality HIV Care and Treatment services

    • Ensure project coordination with respective Military units in the Province to promote buy-in and support for HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment services

    • Provide technical support in HIV care and treatment to supported sites in the assigned provinces

    • Work with Site Care and Treatment Provider, facility in-charge and other stakeholders to develop QI plans with time-bound benchmarks for performance and improved customer care

    • Provide training and use LDHF and ECHO/eLearning platforms to build skills and promote behavior change

    • Cluster facilities to share experiences for improved transparency, accountability and recognition

    • Document best practices from supported sites and support M&E team in continuous quality improvement

    • Conducting regular supportive visits and on-site technical support and ensure corrective feedback

    • Support capacity building at provincial level, and training and mentorship of site level staff

    • Support the general case identification, linkage, initiation and viral suppression whilst on ART

    • Support continuity of services in PMTCT, TB/HIV, cervical cancer and other HIV related services

    • Actively participate in relevant technical meetings at Provincial and district level

    • Support the scale up of differentiated models of service
    delivery to optimize service delivery, increase ART retention, and improve quality

    • Support monitoring the retention of patients initiated on ART to identify and address losses to follow-up Train, mentor and provide supportive supervision to community based lay workers working on the project Ensure quality interventions are implemented by Community based lay workers and other Community based organizations working on the project

    • Train, orient and mentor HIV providers for HIV services

    • Conduct data analysis and interpretation to support decision making at every level

    • Ensure data review meetings are done as planned

    • Ensure Monitoring, Evaluation and timely reporting to Jhpiego Central Office in Lusaka

    • Contribute to annual work planning, training plans and quarterly reports and other required technical reports

    Qualifications:

    • Degree/Diploma in Clinical/Medical Sciences, Medical Licentiate OR Nurse Practitioner

    • 5-6 years' project management experience in HIV service delivery, care and treatment programs with in depth understanding of the local health system.

    • Masters' Degree in Public Health will be an added advantage

    • Ability to work in a team

    • Strong interpersonal communication skills

    • Demonstrates presentation and oral communication skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 suite

    • Familiarity with PEPFAR programs, policies and regulations is desirable

    • Membership in Health Professions Council of Zambia or General Nursing Council of Zambia with Valid practicing license

    How to Apply

  • Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document, stating the position and location e.g. (Field HIV Care and Treatment Technical Officer - Kasama) in the subject line to the Human Resources Manager:

  • Zambiajobs@jhpiego.org:

  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted:

    Closing date is Friday 31 July, 2020

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