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4 No Experience Community Tb Ds

Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted February 23, 2021.

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Job Title Community TB DSD Resource Persons 4 Fresher Job
Opportunities ]
Organization Infectious Diseases Institute IDI
Duty Station : Kampala and Wakiso, Uganda
Vacancy Code TBDSD-001
About US
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute IDI is to “Strengthen
Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through
Research and Capacity Development”. IDI has six operational areas through
which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment,
Training, Research, Laboratory services including the CAP-certified IDI Core
Lab & Translational Lab, Global Health Security and Health System
Strengthening Programmes.
Job Summary The Community TB DSD Resource Persons will work
collaboratively with Facility TB Focal Persons, TB DSD mentors and community
structures in their catchment area to provide community TB services towards
achievement of UN high level targets on TB case identification, treatment
success and prevention.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Support contact investigation and related documentation for all index TB
Support identification of TB hotspots, community TB screening and linkage
of presumed TB cases to TB diagnostic services physically or referral of
Support continuity of TB treatment and preventive therapy for all eligible
individuals within the community
Maintain up-to-date TB patient retention tools including TB patient’s
locator forms, appointment books and TB follow up logs.
Support TB patient appointment tracking, reminders and follow up of missed
Identify potential community drug distribution points to inform selection
of appropriate ones for a specific group of TB patients
Monitor TB patients’ retention in the DSD modality of their choice and
support ongoing awareness on TB services available within the communities
Maintain up-to-date records of all TB services accessed by patients or
their contacts within the community
Support identification of TB treatment supporters and continued provision
of psychosocial support to TB patients within the community.
Support active screening of patients on TB treatment or preventive therapy
for adverse events and linkage to appropriate services
Support referral and linkage of all MDR TB patients to the MDR treatment
Participate in review of performance at facility level and in development
of action plans to address identified gaps
Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute IDI Community TB DSD
Resource Persons job must hold a Degree in Social work and Social
Administration or Degree in Counselling and Guidance
Training in counselling is an added advantage.
Strong computer skills
Good communication skills
Fluency in Luganda and English
Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical

How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates 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. Email your application and CV to
Key Notes
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee
or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.
Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked
with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
Make sure that your application letter, CV Not more than 4pages and
certificates are attached as one PDF document.
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.
Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed
above, your application will not be considered.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main
Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 5 th March 2021

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