41 Community Testers at MDH Tabora _ August 2023

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Job Title: Community Testers at MDH Tabora (41 Posts)

  • Location: Tabora
  • Reports to: Facility In-Charge

Job Summary: Community Tester will be working with peer educators in creating awareness and education on the existence of identification services and preventive services, also ensuring all HIV testing services are performed according to national HIV testing algorithm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Providing KVP friendly services client centered approach.
  2. Working with peer educators in creating awareness and education on the existence of

    identification services and preventive services.

  3. Ensuring all HIV testing services are performed according to national HIV testing

    algorithm.

  4. Providing ongoing counselling with psychosocial support and testing while maintaining confidentiality and patient rights.
  5. Compiling and submit all reports on daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to HTS focal and MDH supervisors.
  6. Monitoring the quality of test kits by the use of suitable control materials, sample from laboratory department.
  7. EnsuringsafestorageofCBHTSrelateditemsandprepareallthenecessaryconsumables for undertaking CBHTS activities on time.
  8. Keeping accurate CBHTS records.
  9. Working with team members in monitoring Quality improvement plans with regards to the

    established performance targets or indicators.

  1. Working with Data Officers on HTS and PrEP data entry into reporting system, CTC2 database and DHIS2.
  2. Providing health education on importance of clinic adherence to clients and treatment supporters.
  3. Participating in outreach and campaign in reaching targeted population for testing and PrEp services.
  4. Participating in QI activities that aim at increasing CBHTS efficiency.
  5. Bringing up any ideas or comments that may contribute in improving system for providing services to KVP.
  6. Performing any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  1. AtleastaDiplomainNursingorClinicalmedicineorCertificateinNursingwith3years relevant experience in Testing.
  2. Working experience in HIV program, preferably in a similar position will be highly considered.
  3. Analytical and problem-solving skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  4. Work experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program will be an advantage.
  5. Highest level of integrity.
  6. Ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
  7. Ability to communicate fluently in English and Kiswahili (both verbal and written).
  8. Must be computer literate – conversant with, Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates for any of the above positions should SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION LETTERS, CVs and COPIES OF THEIR CERTIFICATES MDH TABORA OFFICE.
APPLICATION DEADLINE – 22ND AUGUST 2023.
MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates.

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