HTS Officer Job at Management and Development for Health 2022

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HTS Officer Job at Management and Development for Health 2022

Job Description

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large.These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening.

MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

MDH seeks a qualified individual to fill the job position below.....

HTS OFFICER – (1) POST

Job Title: HTS Officer

Reports to :HTS Manager

Location:Tabora

Job Summary :

The HIV Testing Services (HTS) officer works with and supports the MDH RHTS Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of HTS services in her/his respective region, including coordination of program priorities such as index HTS and focused PITC. She/He is responsible for the field implementation, coordination and reporting of all HTS initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RHTDM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services, under the Afya Kwanza project, and other relevant activities.
  • To support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities, including index testing, focused PITC, peer-based ART linkage, in line with national guidelines.
  • To provide TA to the DACC, HTS focal person and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services.
  • To support RHTS Manager to assess and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs on HIV testing and ART linkage services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACCs and HTS focal persons.
  • To support timely collection and submission of HTS and ART linkage data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  • To support HTS Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  • To support and advise the RHTS Manager on all HIV testing and ART linkage issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RHTS Manager.
  • To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

  • Degree or Diploma in Medicine/ Nursing 2 years of experience in HTS services including FPITC, Index, SNS testing , CECAP, GBV.VAC services , donor funded project experience is added advantage computer
  • Applications should be submitted to the system 02nd December, 2022.
  • MDH DOES NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates.
  • Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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