Active Case Finding Coordinator
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
Nasarawa
3d ago
source : myJobmag

Duties and Responsibilities

In coordination with the NTP, the ACF Coordinator will perform the following duties :

Establish and maintain effective relationships with community gatekeepers, local authorities, LGA TBLS, state TB control program and other stakeholders to ensure a successful ACF interventionContribute to the overall framework (design) of ACF with a focus on high volume clinics, urban slum settings and other high TB prevalent settingsCoordinate advocacy efforts with relevant stakeholders including Ministry of Health and LGA health authorities, community groups and other stakeholders in the catchment areaWith stakeholders, develop an implementation plan with milestones and targets towards increasing TB case detection using the WoW mobile truckResponsible for coordinating the daily operations of the WOW mobile truck as well as supervise the ACF teamUsing relevant epi-

data, identify at risk population for TB and coordinate efforts towards screening and diagnosis of clients for TBConduct periodic data analytics towards improving the quality of service for the WoW mobile truck interventionsEnsure routine maintenance of the WoW mobile truck equipment, keeping appropriate logs for optimal operationsInstitute systems to ensure efficient clients flow and referral linkagesIn collaboration with the SRPM and Country Office ACF lead, explore resource mobilization opportunities to support the operation of the ACF truckEnsure smooth running of the ACF servicesCoordinate with the LGA TBLS to ensure all diagnosed patients are started on appropriate treatment and clients for follow up are properly managedReport weekly to the designated SRPM and Country Office ACF Lead.

This function will be based in specific locations in southern Nigeria based on the location selected for ACF.

Education :

MBBs or a Bachelor degree in relevant medical fieldsA Master degree in Public Health and affiliated fields will be an advantage.

Knowledge / Experience :

Minimum of 3 years work experience in public health settings preferable preferably TB or HIV programs;Experience in managing a teamExperience in coordinating multiple party stakeholderExperience in wide scale community-

based interventionExperience in community mobilization effortsExperience managing complex health data.

Behavioral competencies and skills :

An out-of-the-box thinker who can develop innovative ideas towards achieving the objective of increasing TB case findingDemonstrable facilitation skillsProven ability to develop effective working relationshipsExcellent oral and written communication skillsThe ability to organize and prioritize with eye for detail.

What do we Offer?

  • A full-time (40 hours per week) fixed-term contract for a year, with the intention to extend the contract. Depending on funding and performance;
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-

    driven colleagues;The salary is dependent upon education and relevant working experience;KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme

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