200 Job Opportunities at Management and Development for Health (MDH) MDH – Geita

by Stunner
JIUNGE TELEGRAM HAPA

200 job Opportunities at Management and development for Health (MDH). 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, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); 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.

200 Job Opportunities at Management and Development for Health (MDH) MDH

MDH in collaboration with Geita Town Council; and Geita, Chato, Bukombe, Nyanghwale and  Mbogwe  District  Councils;  together  with  Geita  Regional  Referral  Hospital, invite suitable candidates to apply for the following posts.

1.   Job Title: Clinical Officer (9 Posts)
Location: Geita District Council

Reports to: Facility In-charge
Duties and Responsibilities

11. Providing clinical care to HIV patients in the Clinic including:
12. xi) Management of Opportunistic Infections

•   xii) Staging of HIV patients for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) eligibility
•   xiii) Initiating patients on ART
•   xiv) Managing complications of ART

1.   xv) Initiation and monitoring of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
2.   Providing consultation to HIV-positive patients on the wards as requested.
3.   Maintaining  accurate  medical  records  and  other  data  collection  as  required  for
Monitoring and evaluation within the Clinic.
4.   Participating in Clinic Team Meetings and assisting the site manager with strategic planning for the Clinic.
5.   Performing any other duty as assigned by the site manager.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

15. Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution;
16. At least three (3) years’ experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment services.
17. Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects.
18. Excellent   command   of   Swahili   and   English   languages,   in   written   and   oral
communication.
19. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and
internet.
20. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
21. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

Job Title: Nurse Counsellor (15 Posts)

Location: Geita Town Council; and Geita, Chato, Bukombe, Nyanghwale and Mbogwe District
Councils;

Reports to: Facility In-charge

Duties and Responsibilities:

19. Counseling  patients  with  regard  to  HIV  diagnosis,  management  of  medications, adherence to clinic visits, psychosocial issues, and basic health self-care.
20. Counseling and educating family members and care givers to promote secondary prevention of HIV infection, to improve the care of patients with HIV, and to strengthen social support networks of patients.
21. Educating patients in all aspects of HIV disease, treatment management, prevention
as well as basic health lifestyles.
22. Ensuring that patients receive appropriate clinical care during a clinic visit, including scheduled or unscheduled physician examination and laboratory test.
23. Adhering to nursing ethics as punctuality and cleanliness etc.
24. Accurate and complete documentation of patient information and patient encounters
in the patient medical record.
25. Assisting patients to connect with other resources through the referral network.
26. Assisting the physician in the provision of clinical care for patients.
27. Performing any other duty as assigned by the nurse supervisor, site manager and OPD
nurse officer in-charge.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

17. Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Nursing.
18. At least three (3) years’ experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment services
19. Must have a valid license of practice.
20. Excellent   command   of   Swahili   and   English   languages,   in   written   and   oral communication.
21. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
22. Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects.
23. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
24. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

Job Title: HIV Tester (Index) (68 Posts)

Location: Geita town Council; Geita Regional Referral Hospital; Chato, Bukombe and Mbogwe
District Councils

Reports to: Facility In-charge

Duties and Responsibilities:
13. Creating awareness and education on the existence of HIV Testing Services (HTS) i.e. educating clients on all aspects of HIV diseases and treatment management as well as basic health lifestyles.
14. Serving as liaison between clinicians/clinics, individuals screened and care centers.
15. Providing counseling and testing while maintaining confidentiality and patient rights, provide psychosocial support and assist with referral and linkages.
16. Assessing  and  document  all  referrals,  make  follow-up  and  report  on  referral
outcomes.
17. Monitor the quality (QA/QC) of test kits by control materials/samples from laboratory
department.
18. Ensuring safe storage of HTS related items and to request/prepare all the necessary consumables for HTS services.
19. Compiling  and  submit  HTS  reports  on  weekly,  monthly  and  quarterly  to  HTS
coordinators.
20. Keeping accurate HTS and referral/linkage records (logbooks, registers, reports).
21. Work with team member to monitor quality improvement plans with regards to the established performance targets/indicators.
22. Ensuring HIV testing is performed according to the National HIV Testing algorithm.
23. Participating fully in National EQA program for HIV rapid test.
24. Performing any other duties that may be required by the clinical team.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

14. Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or other related health field.
15. Must  have  a  valid  license  of  practice  (Certificate  for  HIV  testing  is  an  added
advantage).
16. At least three (3) years’ experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment services
17. Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects
18. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
19. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.

Job Title: Data Officer (45 Posts)

Location: Geita Town Council; Geita, Chato, Bukombe, Nyanghwale and Mbogwe District
Councils; and Geita Regional Referral Hospital

Reports to: Facility In-charge

Duties and Responsibilities:
23. Entering  quickly  and  accurately  clinical,  laboratory,  tracking  or  other  forms  into database under the monitoring of District Data Coordinator, Data Supervisor and reporting to the Site Manager.
24. Producing,  reviewing  and  sharing  as  per  agreed  schedule  weekly,  monthly  and
quarterly reports for various program areas such as HTS, index testing, enhanced PITC, PMTCT and TB/HIV.
25. Routinely analyzing and producing lists of patients for follow up such as missing
appointment, LTFU, Viral Load, etc.
26. Facilitating simple data analysis and interpretation at the facility level to encourage
data use for planning and decision making at the facility level.
27. Communicating both verbally and in writing with supervisors regarding forms with problems.
28. Monitoring various databases at the facility and communicate both verbally and in writing with supervisors regarding database challenges.
29. Reconciling differences between different databases by running queries, reviewing appropriate form and correcting all differences.
30. Locating and review archived or filed forms if necessary.
31. Attending data staff meetings at the specified times.
32. Communicating both verbally and in writing suggestions for improvements to data
entry or data flow to supervisors.
33. Performing other data tasks as assigned.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

13. Diploma  in  Computer  Science,  Health  Informatics,  Statistics  or  Information  and
Communication Technology (ICT) or related field.
14. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working as a data entry officer in the HIV/AIDS
program settings.
15. Analytical and problem-solving skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
16. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.
17. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
18. Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects.

Job Title: Laboratory Scientist (3 Posts)

Location:        Geita    Town    Council,    Geita    District    Council    and    Geita     Regional
Referral           Hospital

Reports to: Facility In-charge
Duties and Responsibilities:

15. Reading, understanding, and implementing SOPs for molecular analysis of HIV drug resistance and viral load.
16. Performing daily QC checks on all laboratory processes and procedures for accurate
and reliable test results.
17. Performing pre-analytical procedures on all specimens received including but limited to inspections, registration, separation, and storage.
18. Performing testing in molecular biology to determine level of HIV drug resistance and amount of HIV virus.
19. Performing results analysis and interpretation and indicate in case of critical/panic results
20. Preparing samples for shipping according to SOPs.
21. Documenting daily operation, recalibration, preventive maintenance services, repair of machines/analyzers using operation, reagents, calibration, maintenance and corrective action logs.
22. Troubleshooting   minor   technical   faults   in   machines   using   operation   manual, document the action, and report to laboratory supervisor.
23. Analyzing PT samples/panels received for external quality control program and submit them within deadline.
24. Checking and completing all the laboratory results in the Laboratory Information
System or register book before validation/verification by a laboratory supervisor.
25. Archiving all the source documents after testing in the appropriate files.
26. Preparing summary reports of the machines/analyzers at the end of every week and month.
27. Performing duty deemed necessary by the lab supervisor including but not limited to training of junior technicians and students.
28. Observing  all  the  quality  requirements  to  fully  support  the  laboratory  towards accreditation.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

7.   Bachelor Degree in Health Laboratory Technology or equivalent
8.   Bachelor degree in molecular biology or biotechnology.
9.   Certificate of registration by the Health Laboratory Council
10. Minimum of two years’ experience of working in the HIV drug resistance laboratory
settings.
11. A minimum of two years’ experience of working in the HIV drug resistance laboratory
settings.
12. Laboratory quality management training is an added advantage.
13. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.
14. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.


6.   Job Title: Facility Based (Clinical) Tracker (23 posts)

Location: Geita  Town  Council;  Geita,  Chato,  Bukombe,  Nyanghwale,  Mbogwe  District
Councils; and Geita Regional Referral Hospital

Reports to: Facility In-charge

Duties and Responsibilities:

16. Identifying  patients  who  missed  their  clinic  visits  schedule  timely  and  conduct telephone tracking.
17. Preparing, 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.
18. Updating and Facilitate data entry of all tracking outcomes into the CTC2 card and database, working with clinician/counselor and data officer.
19. Conducting  weekly  review  of  CTC2  cards  and  database  to  ensure  that  tracking outcomes are updated and entered on CTC2 database.
20. Ensuring unknown clients are tracked timely and 70% returned to care monthly.
21. Working 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.
22. Working with referral focal, counselor and data officer to confirm that all clients that transferred out reached their destination facility.
23. Providing health education on importance of clinic adherence to clients and family
24. Supporting the patient adherence to medication and clinic visit schedules.
25. Recording and reporting tracking services daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly.
26. Preparing summary report weekly, monthly and quarterly and submit to site manager and district retention and community officer.
27. Participating in data management and net loss analysis at facility and district level
28. Participating in QI activities that aimed to increase retention at facility level.
29. Bringing up ideas/ comments that may contribute to better system of patients follow
up.

Requirements: Education, work experience and skills

8.   Diploma in social work or community development or any other health related course.
9.   Bachelor degree on social and community development is an added advantage.
10. Must have certificate in basic computer applications,
11. At least one (1) year experience working in the field of expertise
12. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
13. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.
14. Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects

7.   Pharmacist (1 Post)
Location: Geita DC

Reports to: Facility In-Charge

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.   Making sure that the storage and dispensing area is clean, safe and conforms to laws governing pharmacy and pharmaceuticals.
2.   Projecting consumption estimates for each drug item on Monthly basis.
3.   Making order of drugs from main store of your respective district store according to anticipated Monthly requirements by filling authorized tools i.e. ordering and requisition voucher.
4.   Receiving deliveries and counterchecks and sign off all drug deliveries.
5.   Keeping records of all receipts and issues. Maintain bin card for each item and keep a
running balance.
6.   Storing, distributing and controlling the stock and ensures uninterrupted supply of
drugs at all times by ensuring Max-Min stock level of 2/1 Month at all times
7.   Redistributing the nearly expiring drugs to sites that can consume them before the
expiring dates.
8.   Controlling and separating immediately the damaged and expired drugs from the shelves/cupboard and keep all set aside for destruction.
9.   Monitoring prescriptions from dully authorized prescribers for appropriateness and discrepancies.
10. Dispensing/refilling all prescriptions.
11. Providing medication adherence counseling to patients.
12. Maintaining records of all drugs issued to patients to dispensing register, paper based
and or software.
13. Preparing and submitting monthly

drugs consumption report which includes stock
level and number of patients on ARVs per regimen to district Supply Chain officer before 5th of the next Month.
14. Providing drugs information’s to patients including other member of the clinical staff
15. Maintaining confidentiality and keeps patient information and records secure
16. Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the site manager
Requirements: Education, work experience and skills:

1.   Bachelor degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
2.   Certificate of registration from Pharmacy Board
3.   A minimum of three (3) years in the field of expertise.
4.   Excellent   command   of   Swahili   and   English   languages,   in   written   and   oral communication.
5.   Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and
internet.
6.   Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

8.   Supply Chain Officer (2 Posts)

Location: Geita Town Council and Geita District Council

Reports to: Facility In-Charge

Duties and Responsibilities:

Providing technical support to district teams to ensure MDH supported sites meet national standards.
2.   Ensuring staff at MDH supported sites are trained on health commodities Logistics
systems to ensure efficient supply chain management.
3.   Collaborate with district level to conduct Logistics mentorship programs.
4.   Ensuring  uninterrupted  availability  of  all  programmatic  commodities  at  all  MDH
supported sites.
5.   Preparing and submitting reports
6.   Demonstrating best practices in health commodities logistics System
7.   Actively  perform  supportive  supervisions  to MDH supported sites  and use  these
supervisions   to   strengthen   their   capacity   on   issues   related   to  supply   chain management
8.   Carry out any other job-related responsibilities as assigned by the line manager.

Qualification and work experience

1.   Bachelor degree/Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
2.   Registered/enrolled by Pharmacy Council
3.   At least Two (2) year of working experience in a Pharmaceuticals and Supply chain
leadership positions
4.   Work experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program will be considered an added advantage
5.   Ability to identify and work with C/HMTs and collaborators in the relevant field will be an added advantage
6.   Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
7.   Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

HOW TO APPLY

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  by  20th December,  2021  to  the  Human  Resources
Manager, MDH Sub-grantees through e-mail  geitasub@mdh.or.tz.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE:

MDH does not have any recruitment agents and do not charge any fees to the interested candidates.

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