Zonal Project Officer

Share and send to your friends !
Category:
Health Care
Location:
Bahir Dar, Amhara 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:
Negotiable

Job Description

Job Title:                       Zonal Project Officer

Required No.               One

Reports To (Title):        Regional Director

Location:                       Bahir Dar

  POSITION SUMMARY :

The Zonal project officer for support of Zones/Town HOs will provide technical assistance to the selected Zones/Woredas/ Towns/sub city HOs to enable them implement high-quality comprehensive HIV case identification, Prevention, care and treatment services. S/he will follow up the planning and updating the execution of planned activities of the selected Zones/ Towns/sub city HOs through direct and virtual support. S/he will support with a focus on meeting the PEPFAR 95-95-95 goals throughout the COP 20 period.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

·         Under the supervision of ICAP regional Director, the Zonal project officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Support Zones/ woreda/ Towns HOs in capacity building, implementation support and monitoring of optimized case identification, HIV prevention, ART optimization, adherence support and viral load monitoring.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Provide spaced out (Periodic) supervision/mentoring and support to the facility staff to improve case identification, new initiatives, linkage, ART initiation and VLM.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Ensure documentation at each of SDP providing P & FB ICT/KP-FS/SNS/Targeted HIV testing using HRST.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to ensure the implementation of KP-QSC and U=U service activities.
  • Support Zones/ Towns HOs to Ensure optimal linkage of all identified positives including Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) for early ART initiation and enhanced counselling to improve adherence & retention as per the SOP.

·         Support Zones/Towns HOs to Ensure availability of SOP/GL/PST/M & E tools, provide orientation, and monitor its use.

·         Support Zones/Towns HOs to Ensure HFs assignment of trained HCWs for provision of P & FB ICT, KP/SNS ART service and viral load monitoring services.

·         Support Zones/Towns HOs to Ensure the provision of HIV prevention service activities such as PrEP, GVB and U=U.

·         Support Zones/Towns HOs to Strengthen ASM for DSD, support HFs initiation and integration of mental health screening service and management to ART care.

  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Support the site on TLD roll out and optimization of ART for children.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Support implementation of TPT as per the GL in the region.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Improve quality of care for adolescents on ART through adolescent friendly services.

·         Support Zones/Towns HOs to follow and support facilities on the demand creation for cervical cancer screening, provision and scale up of Cervical cancer screening and management services.

  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Strengthen timely VL monitoring and improved result management.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Ensure weekly monitoring of all high viral load results.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Support high load sites to establish viremia clinics and extended hours service to improve RVLM the provision of Enhanced Adherence Counseling (EAC) services.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Follow and support facility level MDT for provision of P & FB ICT/KP-FS/SNS/Targeted HIV testing using HRST /Early ART/Intensive VLM services at regular and extended hours as per the SOP and GL.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Ensure the HF supports and monitors implementation of P & FB ICT/KP/SNS/ Tracing of LTFU activities.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to ensure HF level weekly PR on progress of case identification, linkage, early ART initiation, retention, VLM and viral suppression and re-suppression.
  • Support Zones/towns in the initiation and scaling-up of new initiatives including HPV-DNA PCR for cervical cancer screening and Urine- LAM tests for TB diagnosis.
  • Support Zones/Towns HOs to Submit weekly/monthly reports to higher level on time.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

·         HO/BSc Nurse; an additional degree in public health is an asset.

·         2-5 years’ work experience working on HIV/AIDS care and treatment.

·         Experience as Clinical Mentor is highly preferred.

·         Ability to establish and maintain teamwork.

·         Basic computer knowledge (MS office Plus).

·         Proficiency in written and spoken English

How to Apply

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships. Role…
Category: Admin, Secretarial and Clerical Location: Addis Ababa  Career Level: Junior Level (1+ – 2 years experience) Employment Type: Full time Salary: Job Description Job Purpose Summary The MNCH Center…
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims…