TB Screener (Nowshera & Charsadda)
|Job Title:||TB Screener—ECF Hospitals|
|Responsible to:||Focal DFS, Regional Coordinator & Program Manager|
|Essential Job description||§ Verbally screen all the beneficiaries attending different OPDs of the hospital using screening tool
§ Ensuring that all the identified presumptive cases reach the designated Doctor
§ Ensure that all the identified presumptive cases provide sputum
§ Transport the sputum to the xpert testing site, bring the result back to the hospital and register the TB patient
§ TB screener will facilitate the diagnosed patients in identification of treatment supporter and collection of medicine from the trained paramedics
§ S/he will support the trained paramedic in preparing the TB R & R tools
§ In case of Rifampicin Resistance (RR) detected, coordinate with the DFS for further management and registration at the PMDT site
§ Coordinate with Regional Coordinator (RC), District TB Coordinator (DTC), District Lab Supervisor (DLS), Private Healthcare providers and Lab technician for effective implementation of TB-program
§ Responsible for submission of programmatic record to the District Field Supervisor on monthly basis in line with the PPM Operational Guidelines.
§ Maintain stock register for ATT drugs, lab reagents and other material received from district store.
§ Prepare monthly record of the screened, presumptive, positive TB case and RR cases and report to the DFS
§ Perform other required tasks assigned by the supervisor
§ Counsel eligible family members of Bacteriologically Positive Patient for screening and LTBI/TB preventive treatment
§ Conduct household visits of Bacteriologically positive TB patients for counseling of their families for screening and LTBI treatment (eligible members only) on need basis
§ Counselling of Rifampicin Resistant TB patients who refused to get registered at PMDT sites
§ Develop and follow the monthly work plan in coordination with the supervisor
§ Ensure timely LTBI/preventive treatment data collection and provision to implementing partners for analysis
§ Facilitate Project Manager / Regional Coordinator and others officials during field M&E visit in the respective area.
§ Support the digitalization of all PPM data and facilitate the BMGF staff during their field visits.
§ Any other task or responsibility as assigned by the Project Manager/ Regional Coordinator from time to time.
§ Strict and timely compliance of the office orders/instructions issued by H.O from time to time.
|§ Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership|
Works Directly With:
|§ Will work directly with local DFS under supervision of focal DFS, Regional Coordinator and Project Manager.|
|Qualifications/Skills:||§ Graduation preferably in social sciences or relevant discipline with minimum of two years’ experience of working in development sector as a Screener/similar role.
§ At least 2 years of relevant work experience with national and International organization preferably in health sector.
§ Excellent communication, counselling, coordination and training skills require.
§ Fluency in written and spoken English, Urdu, Pashtu will be a plus.
§ Good computer skills including MS Office (MS Word, Excel and Power Point)
§ Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and organization’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues
§ Strong morals viz. honesty, transparency, generosity, and respect
§ Well motivated, team member able to work alone and/or without supervision
§ Duty Stations: Swat (Residents possessing District domicile of the concerned district will be given preference).
§ Maximum age limit: 35 years
§ Mandatory documents: Valid Driving License Motor Car/Motor Cycle
§ Personal Laptop is mandatory