Mekdim Ethiopia National Association Biomedical Coordinator Jobs

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association Biomedical Coordinator Jobs

Job Id: 225716

Category: Health Care

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Salary: Based on salary scale with additional benefits.

Job Description

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is an indigenous National Non-governmental, Non-political and not for profit humanitarian organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, care treatment and support services.

MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its USAID MULU KP Activity sub granted from PSI/Ethiopia to be implemented in Addis Ababa; thus invites competent candidates to apply on the post of Biomedical Coordinator.

Major Duties /job summary

  • Becomes an active member of the MULU KP activity intervention team
  • Be responsible for the overall technical guidance and coordination of ICT/PNS/RDS related activities
  • Prepare and submit weekly ICT plan in consultation with program and DIC team.
  • Ensures the delivery of standard comprehensive HIV services targeting key and priority population.
  • Coordinate the multi-disciplinary team working in the community for clinical service provision.
  • Coordinate both ART and non-ART DIC related biomedical activities.
  • Support demand creation for clinical service using innovative case finding approach using Index Case Testing.
  • Oversee and conduct HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) maintaining all the required standards as per the national guideline.
  • Coordinate referral linkage of all HIV positive clients identified at outreach and other testing points.
  • Work-up HIV positives clients to enroll to chronic care and start treatment immediately, collect and document feedbacks.
  • Coordinate peer education sessions and supervise regularly at various venues.
  • Work with government clinical mentors’ network in the catchment area as and when need arises.
  • Attend regular catchment area meeting and implement action points received during the meeting for better client outcomes.
  • Documentation and reporting of all integrated
    clinical services activities for concerned bodies.
  • Facilitate information sharing during regular joint integrated supportive supervision from regional and headquarter team and as well as SIM’s visit by USAID.
  • Ensure patient confidentiality at the highest standard level and follow SOPs to prevent stigma and discrimination triggering patient care approaches.
  • Establish a good working relationship with the public-private-Ngo network facilities for better success in referral and inter-network communication.
  • Work as focal person for town level quality assurance/ improvement team, lead regular meeting and follow implementation of QI activities.

    Term of Employment

    One year with possible extension based on availability of funds

    Job Requirements

    Qualification and Required Experience:

  • BA/BSC in Nursing or public health and above
  • 6 years of experience in relevant work with especial attention to coordination & management of community-based HIV/AIDS KP-friendly projects.
  • Basic training on HIV counseling, testing and Comprehensive ART as per national guideline.
  • Basic Computer application skill
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and local languages
  • Knowledge of key & priority population programming strategy and innovative approaches.
  • Willingness to work extra hours and on weekends.

    How to Apply

    Those candidates who fulfill the above criteria could send only their updated Curriculum vitae (CV) no longer than 3 pages and 1 page motivation letter within 5 consecutive days from the date of this announcement on email: or


    Submit in person to the head office (located to in front of Sanford International School), P.O.Box 31218 A.A Contact address: - Tel. 0111228843/44/45

    Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for written exam and interview and those who can start job immediately will have advantage.

    MENA has the right to cancel the announcement if believed to unnecessary to host any position.

    Mekdim Ethiopia National Association Biomedical Coordinator Jobs

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