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Nafasi za kazi Handeni Town Council, Shirika La THPS ART Nurse (3 Positions)

Nafasi za kazi Handeni Town Council, Shirika La THPS ART Nurse (3 Positions)

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Handeni Town Council in Collaboration with Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) will implement PEPFAR / CDC supported AFYA HATUA (Sustain Treatment, Enrollment and HIV Prevention- STEP) project in Handeni TC aiming to deliver client cantered, comprehensive facility and community-based HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for population served by this hospital hence contribute to the country’s HIV epidemic control.

The Handeni TC is currently seeking highly experienced, committed and motivated Tanzanians to fill in vacant positions for AFYA HATUA project as shown below.

l. Position title:ART Nurse (3 Positions) Reports to:
CTC in Charge

Overall Job Function: Collaborate Medical Officer in Charge, CTC in Charge and other Staff to ensure all HIV/AIDS interventions are implemented, services are provided, documented and reported as per guidance provided. Ensure all HIV/AIDS key performance indicators are met. This include but not limited to provision of high-quality person cantered, multidisciplinary family-focused HIV prevention and treatment services:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct risk of HIV Acquisition {HTS Eligibility Screening} to ALL I-IF attendees. Work with Facility Management to set up a system which will necessitate HTS screening to all I-IF attendees before they proceed to any other service.
  • Provide vital signs measurements services at HTS screening desks (blood pressure, height, weight & blood sugar level)
  • Ensure all who are eligible are tested for HIV.
  • Ensure those who test HIV positive are enrolled to immediately enrolled to ART and where possible within OPD settings.
  • Ensure all new HIV positive clients identified at the facility are enrolled in the linkage case management (LCM) except those who do not consent.
  • Ensure new PLHIV are elicited for index testing.
  • Ensure sexual partners, biological children and needle sharing partner of the new PLHIV are tested for HIV.
  • Ensure HTS eligible clients who test negative for HIV are provided with status neutral services.
  • Provide unbiased information on HIV testing to clients & explains the testing process. Provide accurate information to clients about living with HIV, preventing further transmission, the benefits and challenges of HIV care and treatment, and available services and how to access them
  • Together with CTC team, support clients throughout the early part of their care so they participate fully, become educated, and can advocate for themselves
  • Will provide health education to his/her clients on HIV, AIDS and STD’s and their implications on new HIV infections to themselves, their sexual contacts and counterparts as well.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the authorities or employer.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Medical attendant trained for at least one year in the College recognized by MOH
  • At least two years working experience preferably in HIV related field.
  • Strong communication skills are essential; the Lay counsellor must be able to communicate with clients in a simple manner to make them understand about the disease clearly.
  • At least one year working experience in HIV Aids related act.

How to apply:

The “Shirika La THPS ART Nurse” Interested applicants should send an email to copying Kindly attach application cover letter (one page maximum), Curriculum Vitae (four pages maximum) and copies of your relevant certificates.

The subject of the email should be the position being applied for (e.g. Data Officer Job Application for Handeni TC). The deadline is 29th October 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Handeni TC is an equal opportunity employer; women, people living with HIV/AIDS and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.


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