2 HIV Testing / PMTCT Service Officer USAID HIWA Grant Job Placements – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station:  South Western Region and Eastern Region, Uganda
Reports to: Program Management Specialist-HIV Prevention
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The HIV Testing
/ Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Service Officer will strengthen
the implementation of HIV testing services (HTS) and Prevention of Mother to
Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) at USAID/HIWA supported health facilities in
collaboration with the regional coordinators and the health facility staff.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Manage the implementation of HIV Testing
    and Counselling strategies at selected USAID HIWA supported facilities
  • Ensure the Provider-initiated HIV Testing
    and Counselling is offered at all service points (inpatient, outpatient
    and clinics) at selected facilities.
  • Manage the planning and implementation of
    high yield community HTS strategies in selected catchment areas
  • Provide continuous medical education of
    HIV Testing services/ PMTCT to the HTS providers at the selected
    facilities
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of
    HIV testing services for families and sexual partners/contacts of people
    living with HIV (Family and Partner Testing and Counselling [FPTC]) at
    selected USAID HIWA supported facilities
  • Formulate strategies for referrals and
    linkages of newly diagnosed HIV infected clients between HTS points and
    the HIV clinics , at selected health facilities
  • To improve documentation and reporting of
    HTS activities at facility level for program evaluation and planning



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision HIV
    Testing / PMTCT Service Officer job opportunity should hold  diploma or degree (preferred) in
    nursing, clinical medicine, public health, community health, sociology, or
    equivalent health related field
  • A minimum of  two years’ experience in implementing a
    HIV program, preferably HIV testing services and PMTCT
  • Training in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and
    treatment including HIV Testing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages
    for report writing and presentation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to
    work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships
  • Proven ability to identify problems,
    design interventions and oversee their implementation
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills in English
  • Ability to train and mentor others.
  • Ability to multi-task
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 24th March 2018
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