Facility Referral Coordinator

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Facility Referral Coordinator
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The Institute of Human Virology IHVN is a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a comprehensive family-focused HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and site levels. TB/HIV LGA/Facility Referral Coordinators are to coordinate TB prevention, treatment and documentation activities at the LGA level.

Job Title
TB, HIV LGA, Facility Referral Coordinator

Location 
Abuja, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross River, Lagos, Nassarawa, Rivers

Job Field
Medical, Health, Safety

Job Detail
Visit every HIV comprehensive facility at least once a month to supervise and mentor the facility-based TB/HIV referral coordinator and ensure that all TB/HIV records are up to date
Visit every supported stand-alone DOTS facility at least once monthly to ensure that all TB patients are tested for HIV, properly documented and those testing positive are promptly referred to a comprehensive facility for enrollment into ART.
Conduct spot checks by reviewing recording and reporting R&R tools and HIV/TB registers at TB DOTS sites and comprehensive facilities to monitor referral completion
Ensure the availability of all TB and TB/HIV recording and reporting tools at all TB/TB-HIV service delivery points.
Facilitate sputum transport from supported facilities to proximal Xpert sites
Keep an up to date LGA presumptive TB/HIV diagnostic evaluation treatment register to abstract information from the existing tools from facilities.
Follow-up and document of TB treatment outcome for all TB/HIV co infected patients within a given LGA with real time documentation of diagnostic and treatment outcome in the provided study data tool.
Receive Xpert results through the Gx alert system in the state and keep track of all positive Xpert results from facilities within the assigned LGA
Monitor IPT implementation screening, referral completion, initiation and reporting especially reporting IPT outcome within 12 months of treatment in collaboration with health facility staff and facility TB/HIV referral coordinator
Hold monthly TB/HIV review meetings with the facility TB/HIV referral volunteers and Local Government Tuberculosis and Leprosy Supervisor
Submit monthly report and data to the Implementing Partner Focal Person first week of every month.

Minimum Qualifications
She or He should have a minimum of Community Health Officer or Nursing requisite certification or its equivalent in any public health related field
The Officer should have a minimum of 3 years working experience in public health field related to TB/HIV
Fluency in oral and written English language, as well as computer literacy and ability to analyze data are expected.
The Officer must be ready to reside in the LGA

Qualified Persons should send CV to email
careers@ihvnigeria.org

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