2 Community Art Officer jobs at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

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Vacancy title:
2 Community Art Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]

Jobs at:

Management and Development for Health (MDH)

Deadline of this Job:
10 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Kagera , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, July 30, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Position: Community Art Officer (CAO) (2 POSTS)

Position Summary:
The Community ART Officer (CAO) is responsible for the
day-to-day field implementation of MDH’s community ART program and
services. She/He will work with the Council Health Management Teams
(CHMTs), Community Volunteers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs),
Health Facilities (HFs)/ Health Care Providers (HCPs) and other
stakeholders to support provision of recommended community ART services,
tracking and continuum of care for patients on ART care.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Support provision and scaling up of community ART services as well as
patient tracking and continuum of care of ART patients in line with the
program workplan and national guidelines.
2. Work with HCPs/ HFs to efficiently organize community ART delivery
services including enrolment of eligible clients, working with WEO/VEO
to secure preferred community locations and ensure effective scheduling
and communication.
3. Support comprehensive community ART outreach services which integrate
other essential services including viral load testing, early infant
diagnosis, clinical ART monitoring and others.
4. Work with the Retention team, HFs/ HCPs to support community/home
based tracking and returning to care, patients who have dropped out of
care and ensure timely feedback.
5. Support engagement, capacity building and supervision of community
outreach volunteers (COVs), expert clients (CECs), HCPs, community-based
Health services providers (CBHS) and other stakeholders in the provision
of community ART and tracking services.
6. Ensure efficient linkages and continuum of care between community ART
and HF services.
7. Support dissemination and operationalization of national guidelines,
SOPs, job aids, IECs, training manuals, M&E and others tools on the
community ART services.
8. Support efforts to identify gaps in community HIV and KVP program,
implementation of continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives and
operational research to address gaps.
9. Support monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of community HIV
prevention and KVP services including data collection, entry, quality
assurance, analysis, reporting and utilization.
10. Support analysis, documentation and dissemination of MDHs’ community
program outcomes and best practices via abstracts, posters, manuscripts,
policy briefs, presentations, and others.
11. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the
supervisor. Required Education,

Work experience and Skills:

1. Degree in Medicine, Diploma in Nursing or related field.
2. Postgraduate in related public health field is an added advantage.
3. At least three years’ experience working in Health-related project
4. Experience working in project related organization serving public
health issues
5. Demonstrated self-starter and motivated 6. Ability to deal with work
related pressure and adaptable.
7. Computer skills such as Microsoft word, power point and excel with
data collection, processing and analysis.
8. Excellent command of both English and Kiswahili with strong writing
and presentation skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit an
application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, names and contact
information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work
related referees. The candidate MUST clearly indicate the Title of the
position applied for (as it appears in the advertisement) on the heading of the email.

Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director through
email [email protected]   by 10th August 2022