Saturday, April 11, 2015

TheSauti-TZ Program ,Clinical/Medical Officers and Nurse Counselors ( 12 posts)Jobs Vacancies in Tanzania



TheSauti-TZ Program is a USAID-funded initiative to improve the health of
all Tanzanians through a sustained reduction in new HIV infections in
support of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.  Sauti-TZ
uses vulnerability-tailored evidence-based interventions to bring
high-quality HIV prevention, HIV adherence support, and family planning
promotion and service delivery to key and vulnerable populations (KVPs) in
five regions including Iringa and Njombe, and potentially Mbeya, Mwanza and
Dar es Salaam.


In each region, mobile Community-Based HIV Testing and Counseling
“Plus”(CBHTC+) teams will deliver a package of outreach services that
includes HIV testing and counseling, linkages to HIV care and treatment
services, family planning services, and screening for TB, STIs, gender
based violence, and alcohol and drug abuse. These services will be provided
in a variety of settings, at flexible hours, with populations most at risk
for HIV. Teams will be based in regional or district towns and travel
extensively. The purpose of this advertisement is to recruit adventurous
and highly competentclinical and community professionals to take on this
exciting work.

All positions are for a one year contract with the option for renewal.

Position: Clinical Team Members (Clinical/Medical Officers and Nurse
Counselors) (Up to 12 in each region)
Job Sites:  Iringa, Njombe, Dar es Salaam, Mbeya, and Mwanza

Job overview:
Works in collaboration with the other members of the mobile CBHTC+ team
(and regional and district authorities) to offer high quality CBHTC+
services (HIV counseling and testing, family planning services, screening
and referral for STIs, gender-based violence, TB, alcohol and drug use,
linkages and adherence support for HIV care and treatment) to clients in
their assigned region.

Required Qualifications:
·    Must be a licensed nurse, nurse/midwife, clinical officer, assistant
medical officer or medical officer in good standing.
·    Experience working with populations at high risk for HIV, conducting
outreach testing, and/or in provider initiated counseling and testing, and
family planning services, desirable.
·    Experience establishing linkages from HIV testing and counseling to
HIV care and treatment services.
·    Must be willing to be based in assigned region with extensive (weekly)
travel.  Must be willing to work off and unusual hours. Travel up to 80% of
the time.
·    Must be physically fit to assist with set up and break down of
services in sites.
·    Must demonstrate self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with
pressure, adaptability)
·    Must be highly flexible to accept dual roles and extra tasks as
assigned by the site coordinator.
·    Additional experience with community counselling, mobile HTC, GBV is
desirable.

Jhpiego offers a competitive package to the selected candidate in line with
salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience. If you
feel you are the right candidate, apply in confidence, indicating the post
you are applying for on top of the envelope.

Please include your up-to-date CV with three contactable professional
references, covering letter and your salary history.

Applications which do NOT include ALL of this information will NOT be
considered.

The application to be addressed to:
Senior Human Resource Manager
Jhpiego, PO Box 9170, Plot 72, Block 45B, New Bagamoyo road, Victoria
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Or through email at: HRTZ@jhpiego.net

Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing
date is 15th April, 2015

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