Friday, 25 October 2013

Regional Clinical Coordinator Careers at Walter Reed Program in Tanzania

Job Title: Regional Clinical Coordinator

Employer: Walter Reed Program

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 4th Nov 2013
Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate and support implementation of care and treatment, PMTCT, PITC and TB/HIV in Mbeya Region.
Over first 6-12 months, work closely with PMTCT manager to help oversee role out of B-Plus activities in the Mbeya region.
Provide direct supervision to WRP District Program Officers by organizing their supportive supervision schedule and providing field supervision on a weekly basis.
Process supportive supervision reports generated by WRP District Program Officers and provide feedback to the facilities and summative reports to program headquarters.
Mobilize program and RMO resources to respond to gaps identified by supportive supervision activities.
Provide support to the Regional Medical Office and District Health Offices in planning, coordinating and supervision of regional wide scale up of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) services and option B-Plus PMTCT.
Technically support regional and district medical partners in developing work plans and budgets in collaboration with WRP Medical Department.
Monitor and evaluate HIV care services in collaboration with HJFMRI M&E team, incorporating data into program development.
Provide an ongoing programmatic, management and financial oversight of funded ART activities required by the project.
Ensure improved linkages between health facility cares and community services provided by CHBC givers.
Build capacity and provide technical support, project/program and financial managerial support to NGOs and CSOs as well as to formal and inform community groups engaged in HIV/AIDS, PEPFAR funded activities.
Work closely with Outreach Coordinator to ensure strengthened linkage, coordination and partnership between the Regional/Council Health Management Teams(R/CHMTs), community local partners (NGOs/FBO) and their corresponding Council Multi-sector AIDS Committees (CMACs).
Ensure optimal use of available resources for the program under his/her jurisdiction.
Any other duties or assignment in the support of the program.

Qualifications:
Training as MD highly desired
Advanced Diploma in Clinical Medicine  with significant experience will be considered
Masters in Public Health or equivalent desirable
At least 5 years of experience in HIV/AIDS programming and clinical experience in management of HIV/AIDS patients
Excellent leadership and managerial skills
Track record of data driven decision making
Program Management  experience desired
Experience working with USG funded programs desirable
Ability to travel at least 40% of the time within the region
Clear understanding of Tanzanian health structure and system
Diplomatic and culturally sensitive with excellent communications skills
Demonstrated initiative, creativity and flexibility in problem solving
Fluent in oral and written English

How to Apply:

Cover letters and resumes should be sent to:
The Human Resources Manager,
P.O. Box 6396,
Mbeya
Or e-mailed; jobswrpmbeya@gmail.com.

Walter Reed Program is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.