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TB DSD Mentor

Infectious Disease Institute
Kampala and Wakiso Districts, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

The TB DSD mentor will work collaboratively with Facility TB Focal Persons and/or
TB-HIV focal persons in the selected health facilities to optimize implementation of
recommended TB interventions at facility and community levels. The TB DSD mentor
will oversee enrolment of eligible TB patients or eligible contacts of index TB
patients on preferred differentiated service delivery modalities towards achievement
of UN high level targets on TB case identification, treatment success and prevention.
Person specifications:
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Diploma in Nursing
• Additional training in standards of TB care
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office packages
• Good communication and analytical skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct
• Experience in working with district health systems
How to apply;
Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions
should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address not later than 5th March, 2021. Email your
application and CV to [email protected]

Responsibilities

• Build capacity of frontline health workers and TB DSD resource persons in TB
management and related documentation in HMIS tools
• Raise awareness on the implementation of TB DSD modalities and criteria for
enrolment into these models
• Support mapping and enrolment of TB patients to preferred TB DSD modalities
• Coordinate activities of TB DSD Resource Persons at health facility level.
• Ensure patients are monitored according to the national TB guidelines.
• Support action planning for TB DSD related activities, monitoring and review of
performance to inform scale up.
• Coordinate initiation, monitoring and reporting of TB related quality improvement projects at the supported facilities and facilitate related CQI learning sessions
• Participate in facility-level review of performance in TB service delivery to inform
decision making for improvements
• Compile weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and support reporting into HMIS
• Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: none
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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