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Category: Health Care
Location:Addis Ababa 
Employment Type:Full time
Salary: Based on salary scale with additional benefits

Job Description

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is an indigenous National Non-governmental, Non-political and not for profit humanitarian organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, care treatment and support services.  MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its USAID MULU KP Activity sub granted from PSI/Ethiopia to be implemented in Addis Ababa; thus, invites competent candidates to apply on the above urgent vacant post

No of Position: one

Term of Employment: one year with possible extension based on availability of funds from the donor

Major Duties /job summary:

  • Becomes an active member of the MULU KP activity intervention team
  • Be responsible for the overall technical guidance and coordination of ICT/PNS/RDS related activities
  • Prepare and submit weekly ICT plan in consultation with program and DIC team.
  • Ensures the delivery of standard comprehensive HIV services targeting key and priority population.
  • Coordinate the multi-disciplinary team working in the community for clinical service provision.
  • Coordinate both ART and non-ART DIC related biomedical activities.
  • Support demand creation for clinical service using innovative case finding approach using Index Case Testing.
  • Oversee and conduct HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) maintaining all the required standards as per the national guideline.
  • Coordinate referral linkage of all HIV positive clients identified at outreach and other testing points.
  • Work-up HIV positives clients to enroll to chronic care and start treatment immediately, collect and document feedbacks.
  • Coordinate peer education sessions and supervise regularly at various venues.
  • Work with government clinical mentors’ network in the catchment area as and when need arises.
  • Attend regular catchment area meeting and implement action points received during the meeting for better client outcomes.
  • Documentation and reporting of all integrated clinical services activities for concerned bodies.
  • Facilitate information sharing during regular joint integrated supportive supervision from regional and headquarter team and as well as SIM’s visit by USAID. 
  • Ensure patient confidentiality at the highest standard level and follow SOPs to prevent stigma and discrimination triggering patient care approaches.
  • Establish a good working relationship with the public-private-NGO network facilities for better success in referral and inter-network communication.
  • Work as focal person for town level quality assurance/ improvement team, lead regular meeting and follow implementation of QI activities. 

Job Requirements

Qualification and Required Experience:

  • BSC in Nursing or public health and above
  • 6 years of experience in relevant work with especial attention to coordination & management of community-based HIV/AIDS KP-friendly projects.
  • Basic training on HIV counseling, testing and Comprehensive ART as per national guideline.
  • Basic Computer application skill in MS
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and local languages
  • Knowledge of key & priority population programming strategy and innovative approaches.
  • Willingness to work extra hours and on weekends.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their  CV  and application letter through the organizations address 

 http://www.mekdimethiopia.org/content/vacancy 

 within 5 days from the date of announcement.

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Category: Health Care
Location:Addis Ababa 
Employment Type:Full time
Salary: Based on salary scale with additional benefits

Job Description

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