Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Nafasi Za Kazi Mpya MDH NGO, Facility Based Trackers

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit organization in Tanzania contributing to address public health priorities. MDH works with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); as well as academic and non-academic institutions to address the problems of Tuberculosis, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, Maternal and Child Health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health research, education, and services to improve health and lives of the people of Tanzania.

In Dar es Salaam, MDH supports the Government of Tanzania through the Regional Government and Municipal councils of Ilala, Temeke, Kinondoni, Ubungo and Kigamboni in the provision of comprehensive facility-based HIV prevention, care and treatment services and program management. In order to strengthen care and treatment of PLWHA in Dar es Salaam, MDH in collaboration with Ilala, Kinondoni, Ubungo and Kigamboni Municipal Councils have pleasure to invite suitable candidates to fill the following contracted vacancies:

Full time work station: CTC and PMTCT Clinics
Reports to:   Facility In-charge

    The facility Based Tracker should have the following qualifications:
    A Minimum of form four education, with diploma in social work or community development or any other health related
    Bachelor degree on social and community development is an added
    Must have certificate in basic computer applications,
    At least one (1) year experience working in the field of expertise

Duties and Responsibilities
    Identify patients who missed their clinic visits schedule timely and conduct telephone tracking.
    Prepare, share list with, and support CBHS providers/peers/community tracker to conduct home visits to track all clients who missed their scheduled visit that were not found through the phone and those who don’t have telephone
    Update and Facilitate data entry of all tracking outcomes into the CTC2 card and database, working with clinician/counselor and data
    Conduct weekly review of CTC2 cards and database to ensure that tracking outcomes are updated and entered on CTC2 database
    Ensure unknown clients are tracked timely and 70% returned to care monthly
    Work with referral focal, counselor/ clinician to ensure that all transfer out clients have up to date/ reachable phone contact details and physical address on record
    Work with referral focal, counselor and data officer to confirm that all clients that transferred out reached their destination facility
    Provide health education on importance of clinic adherence to clients and family
    Supporting the patient adherence to medication and clinic visit schedules
    Record and report tracking services daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly
    Prepare summary report weekly, monthly and quarterly and submit to site manager and district retention and community
    Participate in data management and net loss analysis at facility and district level
    Participate in QI activities that aimed to increase retention at facility level
    Bring up ideas/ comments that may contribute to better system of patients follow up
    Perform any other duties as assigned by a line

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application letters, CVs, Certified copies of academic certificates and valid license to practice for carders with such.

    Applications should be submitted through e-mail darsub@mdh-tz.org to the Human Resource Officer – DSM Sub grantee by 29th September, 2020.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.