US NGO Jobs – Linkage Coordinator at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Req No: 2014-2762
About US:
Founded in 1987, AIDS
Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical
care in the United States U.S. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine
and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers,
pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to
the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer
    technical support to the project team in implementation of demand creation
    for HCT and ART
  • Ensure
    that all clients diagnosed HIV positive are linked to care and treatment
  • The
    Linkage Coordinator will support training of lay cadres and other service
    providers with regard to linkage to care and follow up
  • Work
    closely with sub county focal persons, to monitor and supervise activities
    of VHTs with regard to linkage and follow up.
  • Offer
    technical support to participating partners to ensure  successful linkages and follow up
  • Ensures
    that standard procedures are in place that ensure ethical considerations
    with regard to follow up are adhered to.
  • Document
    all lessons and best practices with regard to linkages for replication to
    other AHF-UC sites and partners.
  • Ensure
    correct and timely data collection and reporting by lay cadres
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    Linkage Coordinator should have requisite training and experience as a
    community /social worker or nurse in an HIV/AIDS service organization.
  • Additional
    training in community dynamics/ mobilization, HIV and ART counseling are
    an added advantage.
  • At
    least three years’ experience working in a similar position
  • If
    the applicant is a nurse, s/he must possess a valid practicing license
    with Uganda Nurses and midwives council or valid academic papers
  • This
    position requires someone who is conversant with the local language and
    cultures in the region.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates who wish to join AIDS Healthcare Foundation should be encouraged to
Apply Online at the web link below.
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