PMTCT Officer Job Vacancies at Baylor College of Medicine

Job Title: PMTCT Officer – 2 positions
Role definition: Review and monitor the implementation of Baylor Uganda PMTCT objectives in alignment with up to date MoH guidelines for PMTCT/EID to health facility service programs, system and structure
Work station: Rwenzori, Uganda

Key Result Areas

1.       Prepare and monitor the implementation of annual & quarterly regional PMTCT/EID work plans & budgets and as well the integration of PMTCT/ EID activities in the health facility plans and budgets in the attached districts in line with approved project proposal.
2.      Build the capacity of health workers and community key stakeholders in PMTCT/EID services as per identified training needs through training, mentorships and support supervision in the attached districts in line with PMTCT project objectives & MOH guidelines for PMTCT/EID
3.      Provide technical support when monitoring the timely forecasting and ordering process for PMTCT supplies by the health facilities key stakeholders as well as distribution and usage of these items in the attached districts line with Baylor and MoH logistics chain management system
4.      Provide technical support when monitoring the distribution and usage of ‘all data tools and the new or updated national policies/guidelines for PMTCT/ EID’ as well as the updating of related information in the HIMS system by the districts/ health facilities key stakeholders in the attached districts in with MoH HIMS objectives
5.      Review and monitor the conducting home-based follow-up of PMTCT pregnant mothers and lactating mother-baby pairs for continued PMTCT care and support in line with the MOH PMTCT guidelines
6.      Develop and maintain collaborations with key stakeholders in the district and advocate for a coordinated and harmonized PMTCT interventions in region in line with the project objectives.
7.      Review and implement referral strategies for internal and external linkages of infected clients and exposed infants to care and support for continued use of prevention, care & treatment services in line with PMTCT project objectives.
8.      Monitor the implementation of strategies to increase the male involvement in PMTCT services and as well as the integration and implementation of ‘prevention with positives packages’, HCT, ABC and AB into the health facility structures and systems in line with PMTCT project objectives & MOH prevention guidelines
9.      Review and monitor the implementation of periodic performance targets for PMTCT programs then write and submit periodic reports to key stakeholders in line with Baylor Uganda PMTCT program objectives.
10.   Carry out operational PMTCT related research and presentation of fi ndings based on documented related lessons leant plus experiences in conferences, journals and medical related literature in line with Baylor Uganda research and MOH guidelines
Job Specifications
The job holder should have;
a.      A degree in Nursing (reproductive health) or degree in public health or ‘Diploma in Clinical medicine and community health’ from a recognized institution and must be registered with the relevant professional body.
b.      Trainer of Trainers in PMTCT and Early Infant Diagnosis and must have solid working knowledge (practical skills) in the following areas: PMTCT, PWP, HCT, AB and ART ]
c.       3 years of related experience in PMTCT/ EID Programs, with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives
d.      The Candidate should have Key personal competences in Team and communication skills, Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
How to Apply
If you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your application to the address below not later than 4.00 p.m., Monday, 10th September 2012. Provide a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees, copies of professional/Academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact.

The Human Resource Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052 Clock Tower, Kampala
tel: +256-417-119200/100,
Note: Please Indicate The Duty Station You Are Applying For

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

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