Job Title: 4 Diploma TB DSD Mentors – IDI Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute
Job Location: Kampala and Wakiso districts
Vacancy Code: TBDSD -003
Reports to: TB DSD Program Coordinator
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Uganda Profile:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization whose mission 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.
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.
Roles and 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.
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 for IDI Uganda Jobs 2021
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. Email your application and CV to email@example.com
Deadline: 5th March 2021
Key Notes about IDI Uganda Jobs 2021:
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.
2. Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
3. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document.
4. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.
5. Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.
6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
7. 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
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