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TB Screener (Swat)

TB Screener (Swat)

 

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.

Security
§  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

 

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