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TB Screener (Peshawar)

TB Screener (Peshawar)

TB Screener—ECF Hospitals

 

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The incumbent will be responsible for verbal screening of TB patients at the assigned hospital in accordance with the ECF Operational Guidelines.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • 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

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation preferably in social sciences or relevant discipline. Fluency in written and spoken English, Urdu and Pushto. Working knowledge of MS Office (specifically MS Word).

At least 2 years of relevant work experience with community based programs, preferably with TB DOTS awareness programs/medical background like nurses or paramedics. Excellent communication skills are essential.

 

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