Job by ICAP

Regional M & E Advisor #(5)

Job Description

Line Manager: Regional Director. 

Job SUMMERY

Provide support to RHB to implement systemic approach in documentation, record keeping, development and submission of quality report and analysis of report and utilization of data for continuous service improvement.

 MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 •        Provide technical support to RHB to collect and organize PEPFAR required MER indicator report either from HMIS data or from non HMIS source

•        Work with M&E department to support RHB to develop performance indicators and simple data use tool for all areas of implementation.

•        Mentor M&E staffs at the RHB and zonal health department in performance data analysis and interpretation and use of data for performance review and continuous quality improvement.

•        Assist RHBs to monitor performance regularly and take actions timely

•         Support RHB in conducting regular source document DQA, and follow up quality improvement plan with site staff involvement in data collection

•        Support RHB to closely follow the regular updating of electronic database at facilities supported by the regional office.

•        Actively participate in documentation of experiences, lessons learned, case studies and other technical documents

•        Prepare the CU ICAP regional offices monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual work plan and report

•        Perform any other related duties assigned by the Regional Director

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

•        BSC/MSc Degree in Health informatics or M&E from recognized college/university

•        Health background will be an asset

•        5 years related work experience

·         Ability to establish and maintain excellent work relationship.

·          Strong interpersonal communication skills

·           Proficiency in written and spoken English.

·           Basic computer knowledge with ability to use the MS office application. 

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497765/regional-me-advisor

Mail and File Clerk

Job Description

 MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

·                 Record all incoming and outgoing correspondence

·                 Follow-up overdue actions with office secretaries and prepare delinquent action reports from the automated tracking system.

·                 Maintaining up-to-date files on daily basis and retrieving records when requested by staff.

·                 Ensure that out-going letters are received by the concerned organization/person

·                 Provide document reproduction, binding, scanning and laminating services.

·                 Receive and distribute letters, faxes and other types of correspondence.

·                 Write Support Letters to be issued to other entities

·                 Perform Other Tasks as instructed by immediate Supervisor.  To serve as the Mail and File Clerk for incoming/outgoing mails and interdepartmental correspondences.

Job Requirements

·         Diploma in Secretarial Science and one year of experience. Or

·         Certificate in Secretarial Science and 3 years of experience.

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497780/mail-and-file-clerk

Photocopy Clerk

Job Description

Major Duties and responsibilities:

·         Photocopies materials in accordance with the orders and right number of copies as requested;

·         Distribute photocopied materials to concerned persons;

·         Binds or staples duplicated materials in accordance with instructions;

·         Maintain updated photocopy log sheet and records quantity of paper used for photocopying materials;

·         Handles and maintains photocopying machine properly;

·         Ensures there is adequate supply of papers, ink and all other items and the proper utilization of same;

·         Make request for supply of stationary materials such as papers, ink and all other items required for proper functioning of the photocopy machine and supply of the required service;

·         Performs routine work like collecting and delivering documents and materials to and within different work units/departments;

·         Perform other related tasks as assigned to him/her by the immediate supervisor. 

Job Requirements

* 8th Grade and 0 years of experience,

* 5th Grade and 2 years of experience

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497777/photocopy-clerk

Office Attendant

Job Description

·         Move material to and from storage, pick up and deliver supplies and materials to and from different work units;

·         Participate in monthly and annual physical inventories, packs and crates material for shipment;

·         Perform custodial duties in keeping storage facilities yard and the compound clean and orderly;

·         Perform minor maintenance on furniture, restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets, windows, mirrors and walls;

·         Move and arrange furniture and equipment and set up rooms for conferences and meetings;

·         Take care of the garden in the compound, including the dumping of trash

·         Perform other related tasks as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

* 8th Grade and 0 years of experience,

* 5th Grade and 2 years of experience

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497776/office-attendant

Assistant Logistics Officer- Procurement

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Operations Unit provides a support function that works towards the effective and efficient implementation of support activities outlined by the Technical Departments. The major supports functions include Procurement, Transport, Information Technology, Materials Management, Property Control, and Reception. 

Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Officer-Procurement, the Assistant Logistics Officer-Procurement is responsible to execute and accomplish various procurement activities including vendor management and related clerical works.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

·        Track the status of purchase requisitions, orders, and contracts,

·        Maintain  up-to date procurement data base and maintain purchasing files, reports, and price lists,

 ·        Facilitate for the collection of Vendor Profile Packages (VPP) from vendors, and ensure that VPPS are correctly filled in before approval request is send out the concerned body for approval,

·        Undertake a visual check on the Descartes Visual Compliance to check the debarment status of vendors,

 ·        Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and those goods meet specifications by facilitating for technical evaluation by a requester. Collect and file technical inspection report,

·        Facilitate for the collection of Vendor Profiles (VPP) from vendors, and ensure that VPPS are correctly filled in before approval request is send out the concerned body,

 ·        Conduct Visual Screening for vendors before the issuance of orders or signing of agreement, and

 ·        Perform other related works as instructed by immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

        A Graduate Degree in Procurement, Marketing, Management, or in related fields.

·        A minimum of 2 years on clerical works  

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply:  https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497774/assistant-logistics-officer-procurement

Logistics Officer –Purchasing

Job Description

·         Collect pro-forma /quotations from vendors

·         Deliver properties to the Store Keeper and obtain Goods Receiving Note as evidence of receipt.

·         Perform execution of all regular purchasing duties

·         Maintain complete updated purchasing records/data and pricing in the system.

·         Execution and monitoring of all regular purchasing duties.

·         Assist in managing and following up overseas orders.

·         Fulfill and the required customs formalities to clear goods from customs ware house

·         Handling and monitoring of claims to vendors for defectives, shortage, missing parts.

·         Coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.

·         Responsible for the preparation and process purchase orders and documents in accordance with the established policies and procedures.

·         Monitor and co-ordinate deliveries of items between suppliers to ensure that all items are delivered to site/store on time.

·         Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers.

·         Negotiate for best purchasing package (in terms of quality, price, term, delivery and service) with suppliers and sub-contractors assigned.

·         Purchase and issue order in accordance to specification.

·         Monitor and co-ordinate deliveries of items between suppliers (local and overseas).

·         Perform other tasks as assigned to him/her by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

·         BA degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management with two years of related experience

·         Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management with four years of related experience

 

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply:  https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497771/logistics-officer-purchasing 

M & E advisor (2)

ICAP at Columbia University

        Job Description

Position: M & E advisor  (2)

Duty Stations:Addis Ababa

Line Manager: Director of M & E

Job Summary

Under the guidance of Director of MED, the M&E Advisor, will provide data quality/data improvement and data use support to MoH, and respective RHBs. S/He will facilitate the collection, processing, analysis of program data and assists data use for quality improvement as per organizational annual work plan.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 ·         Actively work with ICAP Central and Regional M&E staff to coordinate the implementation of data quality management and data use activities.

·         Build the capacity of MoH and RHB M & E staff through training and mentoring on data collection, data quality, data analysis, interpretation, and use.

·         Participate actively during joint data quality assurance activities with MoH and respective RHBs M & E team.

·         Provide support to MoH and RHB teams on the implementation of evidence driven performance monitoring through regular data analysis, interpretation, and presentation to decision makers.

·         Strengthen capacity of MoH and RHBs through focused joint supportive supervision (JSS)

·         Assist the MoH and RHBs’ M&E teams to identify data quality and data use issues requiring attention.

·         Take an active role in targeted evaluation and research activities undertaken by ICAP Ethiopia

·         Represent ICAP-Ethiopia in different forums when assigned by the supervisor.

·         Participate actively in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual ICAP’s performance review meetings.

 ·         Assist in compiling monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual activity reports.

·         Undertake other activities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

·         MD or equivalent plus MPH with minimum of 5 years’ work experience in HIV/AIDS     M& E, of which at least two years should be on data quality and data use.

·         Experience in development of national documents related to HIV/AIDS programs monitoring and evaluation.

·         Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

·         Proficiency in written and spoken English.

·         Computer skills (MS Office and statistical packages)

·         The incumbent may be requested to spend 75% of the time on a travel. 

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497767/m-e-advisor

Regional Case identification and Prevention Advisor # (5)

Job Description

Job Summary

Under the guidance of the Regional Director, the Regional Case Identification and Prevention Advisor supports the design and implementation of HIV case finding, partner notification, post-exposure prophylaxis, Gender based violence, key population services and Prevention related activities.

Under the guidance of the Regional Director, Regional Case Identification and Prevention Advisorwill have the following responsibilities:

·         Participate in regional technical working groups in HIV prevention and Case Identification.

·         Provide technical assistance to RHBs in planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of ICT, PrEP, HIVST, KP, GBV and SNS programs.

·         Provide technical assistance to RHBs in the development /customization of ICT, PNS, PrEP, GBV and KP services job aides and CEMs.

·         In collaboration with RHBs, organize and provide basic training on ICT, PNS, PrEP, GBV and KP services at RHB and high case load health facilities.

·         Support the RHBs in Strengthening risk based PITC and index case testing services to optimize HIV testing yield.

·         Propose innovative ideas that improve case identification and linkage to HIV-positive clients.

·         Support RHBs in the implementation and scale-up of HIV self-testing through assisted, unassisted and community led approaches priority with a focus on index linked HIV-self testing in children.

·         In collaboration with the RHBs, ensure the assignment of ICT, PrEP, GBV and KP services focal persons in supported facilities.

·         Support RHBs to ensure the implementation of ICT, PrEP, HIVST, GBV and KP services minimum package at KP providing health facilities.

·         Support RHBs in the recruitment and deployment of peer navigators at KP-selected sites.

·         In collaboration with community partner support RHBs to develop innovative strategies to track the sexual network of the index cases and link them to HIV testing services.

·         Support RHBs in the mapping of the catchment FSWs quarterly.

·         In communication with the regional EPSS hub, ensure availability of adequate stocks of PrEP medications and they are utilized timely.

·         Support the RHBs in roll out of the long-acting PrEP.

·         Support the RHBs to conducting ICT, PrEP, HIVST, GBV and KP services quality improvement initiatives and build capacity to benchmark and scale up best QI practices.

·         Support RHBs in the provision of quality KP service through regular KP-Quality score card monitoring.

·         Support RHBs in the mapping of PWIDs, developing minimum service packages for PWIDs and implementing integrated services for PWIDs.

·         Support RHBs in the inclusion of U=U messaging in the prevention, care, and treatment messages

·         Support RHBs in the provision of comprehensive SGBV services at all ART sites.

·         In collaboration with the RHBs, Regularly conduct SIMS assessments analyze the findings, identify gaps, and develop PIP & follow up on the improvement plan.

·         Participate actively in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual ICAP performance review meetings.

·         Provide joint supportive supervision to RHBs and Selected HFs.

·         Coordinate closely with the RHB staff to ensure appropriate, high quality and timely technical assistance for participating hospitals and IPC Focal points.

·         In partnership with ICAP’s Strategic Information unit, drive continuous use of data to track program quality, outputs, and outcomes.

·         Synthesize successful results, prepare, and disseminate reports and guidance on IPC/TB_ best practices and approaches for wider replication and use in the country.

·         Provide technical leadership and IPC training/capacity building with an initial focus on protecting health care workers, patients, and communities. 

·         Compiles and submits monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual activity reports; and perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

Required qualifications and experiences.

·         Physician or Health related BSC with a minimum of 5 years of experience involved in Prevention and HIV case Identification: Having MPH is an advantage.

·         Experience in HIV regional program technical coordination.

·         Experience in teaching, mentoring, organizing, and conducting training.

·         Experience in the development of documents related to HIV/AIDS Programs.

·         Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills.

·         Proficiency in written and spoken English.

·         Computer skills (MS Office and statistical packages).    

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: https://icapacity.icap.columbia.edu/en-us/job/497764/regional-case-identification-and-prevention-advisor

Central Lab Advisor

Job Description

Job summery

Under the guidance of laboratory support unit Head, Central laboratory advisor supports the design and implementation of laboratory program in general including viral load specimen referral/testing, DBS sample referral/EID testing, Quality RHT, AHD laboratory screening service and the overall Quality Assurance at ICAP supported regions. He or She will oversee the overall program implementation status including performance gaps, achievements, and challenges. Central laboratory advisors will provide general guidance/Strategies to improve provision of uninterrupted HIV related laboratory services and to support the effort of achieving the 95s.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • As Central laboratory advisor, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:
  • Provide high level technical assistance to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs in planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of laboratory programs of CU ICAP in Ethiopia.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs to identify performance gaps/ challenges and working strategies to improve VL testing coverage and suppression.
  • Provide technical assistance to the National/Sub National Units (SNUs)/ RRLs in developing/updating different guidelines, working formats, monitoring, and evaluation indicators.
  • Facilitate and support the revision and distribution of specimen referral maps, SOPs and referral tracking materials.
  • In collaboration with EPHI, organize and provide/facilitate Laboratory TOTs for RHBs/RRLs on major laboratory thematic areas including raid HIV testing quality assurance and EID/VL testing and specimen management.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs to sustain routine Viral Load Monitoring (RVLM) service at all ICAP supported regions.
  • Provide TA support to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs in the establishment/ strengthening of demand creation activities, tracking system (line listing) for routine VL testing for clients that need to be tested based on the national guideline recommendations.
  •  
  • Provide TA support to RHBs/RRLs to support health facilities to increase access to viral load testing and result utilization by improving clinic-laboratory interface and strengthening viremia clinics. 
  • Support EPHI to scale up multiplex testing approaches to improve VL & EID testing access.
  • Support EPHI/RHBs/RRL and testing sites to ensure comprehensive specimen referral for rapid HIV testing, viral load, EID, CD4, and Gene Xpert testing services.
  • Support EPHI/RHBs/RRL to reduce backlog samples and data to improve viral load testing Turnaround Time (TAT)
  • Provide TA to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs to plan and conduct capacity building activities.
  • Provide TA to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs to print and distribute viral load demand creation tools, specimen referral SOPs, request forms, registers, and different provider support tools.
  • Provide technical support to EPHI to facilitate viral load specimen referral network mapping and remapping process.
  • Identify and support quality improvement initiatives to increase access and quality of viral load service in ICAP supported regions.
  • Facilitate timely equipment maintenance and testing commodities refill.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs to ensure a strong supply management system.
  • Provides technical support to EPHI/RHBs/RRLs to strengthen implementation of International/ National External Quality Assessment Scheme (IEQAS/NEQAS) and Regional External Quality Assessment Scheme (REQAS) in the regions.
  • Provide technical support and facilitate the implementation of Point of Care (POC) RHT Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and certification programs.
  • Provide technical support to implement WHO AFRO Laboratory accreditation process.
  • Coordinate and provide technical assistance in planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of viral load monitoring of CU ICAP supported private health facilities.
  • Participate in the regional office weekly and monthly performance review meetings.
  • Support EPHI to conduct JSS and ensure uninterrupted VL/EID testing services.
  • Follow and ensure all SNUs/RRLs to conduct SIMS for respective high load health facilities.
  • Prepare and evaluate annual work plan with targeted benchmark indicators and evaluate them quarterly and harmonize annual, semi-annual, and quarterly basis.
  • Support RHBs/RRLs for establishment and strengthening of biomedical centers.
  • Participate in the regional office’s monthly performance review meetings.
  • Support the RHBs in preparation of continuation application (CA)
  • Participate in joint supportive supervision with RHBs and hospital-based mentors. 
  • Represent ICAP-Ethiopia in different forums when assigned by the supervisor.
  • Present and participate actively in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual ICAP performance review meetings.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual activity reports.
  • Ensure that all lab related targets are met.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

Required qualification and work experience:

  • MSc degree or above in Laboratory Science or related from recognized university.
  • Minimum of 5 years work in country experience, including laboratory support to HIV program
  • Experience in development of national/ regional documents related to specimen referral, testing and laboratory accreditation process.
  • Has TOT/ basic training on EID/VL testing, specimen referral, rapid HIV testing, CD4, TB diagnosis and DST, LQMS, SLMTA, and PT preparation and interpretation, etc.
  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, organizing, and conducting related training.
  • Experience in mentoring and assessing WHO-AFRO SLIPTA and accreditation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Computer skills (MS Office, power point, excel and statistical packages).

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: Global Careers – ICAP at Columbia University

Regional Lab Advisor (5)

Job Description

Job summery

Under the guidance of the regional director, the laboratory advisor supports the design and implementation of laboratory program in general including viral load specimen referral/testing, DBS sample referral/EID testing, Quality RHT, AHD laboratory screening service and the overall Quality Assurance at ICAP supported regions including Addis Ababa City Administration (AACAHB), Amhara, Oromia, Tigray and Newley formed regions.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • As the Laboratory Advisor to the region, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:
  • Provide high level technical assistance to RHBs/RRLs in planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of laboratory programs of CU ICAP in Ethiopia.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to RHBs/RRLs to identify performance gaps/ challenges and working strategies to improve VL testing coverage and suppression.
  • Identify performance gaps and support RHBs/RRLs to implement quality improvement initiatives to increase access and quality of viral load service in ICAP supported regions.
  • Provide technical assistance to the National/ Sub National Units (SNUs)/ RRLs in developing/updating different guidelines, working formats, monitoring, and evaluation indicators.
  • Provide support to print and distribute specimen referral SOPs and mapping and remapping.
  • Provide TA to RHBs/RRLs to print and distribute viral load demand creation tools, specimen referral SOPs, request forms, registers, and different provider support tools.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to RHBs/RRLs to sustain routine Viral Load Monitoring (RVLM) service at all ICAP supported regions.
  • Provide TA support to RHBs/RRLs in the establishment/ strengthening of tracking system (line listing) for routine VL testing for clients that need to be tested based on the national guideline recommendations.
  • Provide TA support to RHBs/RRLs to support health facilities to increase access to viral load testing and result utilization by improving clinic-laboratory interface and strengthening viremia clinics. 
  • Support RHBs/RRL and testing sites to ensure comprehensive and uninterrupted specimen referral services for viral load, EID, CD4, and Gene Xpert testing services.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to RHBs/RRLs to strengthen AHD screening and management practice.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to RHBs/RRLs to implement new HIV related testing technologies/methods.
  • Support viral load testing sites and referring health facilities to reduce backlog samples and data to improve viral load testing Turnaround Time (TAT)
  • Provide TA to RHBs/RRLs to plan and conduct capacity building activities.
  • Provide technical support to RHBs/RRLs viral load specimen referral network mapping and remapping process.
  • Facilitate timely equipment maintenance and testing commodities refill.
  • Provide high level technical assistance to RHBs/RRLs to ensure a strong supply management system.
  • Provides technical support to RRLs to strengthen implementation of International/ National External Quality Assessment Scheme (IEQAS/NEQAS) and Regional External Quality Assessment Scheme (REQAS) in the regions.
  • Provide technical support RRLs/RHBs to strengthen implementation of Point of Care (POC) RHT Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and certification programs.
  • Provide technical support to RRLs to implement WHO AFRO Laboratory accreditation process.
  • Coordinate and provide technical assistance in planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of viral load monitoring of CU ICAP supported regions.
  • Participate in the regional office weekly and monthly performance review meetings.
  • Participate in health facility mentoring, joint supportive supervision with RHBs and RRLs.
  • Follow and ensure all SNUs/RRLs to conduct SIMS for respective high load health facilities.
  • Prepare and evaluate annual work plan with targeted benchmark indicators and evaluate them quarterly and harmonize annual, semi-annual, and quarterly basis.
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of biomedical centers.
  • Participate in the regional offices’ monthly performance review meetings.
  • Support the RHBs in preparation of continuation application (CA)
  • Participate in joint supportive supervision with RHBs and hospital-based mentors. 
  • Represent ICAP-Ethiopia in different forums when assigned by the supervisor.
  • Present and participate actively in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual ICAP performance review meetings.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual activity reports.
  • Ensure that all lab related targets are met.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the regional and central supervisor.

Job Requirements

Required qualification and work experience:

  • MSc degree or above in Laboratory Science or related from recognized university.
  • Minimum of 5 years work in country experience, including laboratory support to HIV program
  • Has TOT/ basic training on EID/VL testing, specimen referral, rapid HIV testing, CD4, TB diagnosis and DST, LQMS, SLMTA, and PT preparation and interpretation, etc.
  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, organizing, and conducting related training.
  • Experience in mentoring and assessing WHO-AFRO SLIPTA and accreditation.
  • Experience in development of national/ regional documents related to specimen referral, testing and laboratory accreditation process.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Computer skills (MS Office, power point, excel and statistical packages.
  • Need based travel as scheduled by regional directors.

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: Global Careers – ICAP at Columbia University

Regional HIV Care & Treatment Advisor (5)

Job Description

Job Summary 

Under the guidance of the Regional Director, the Regional Care & Treatment Advisor will support the design and implementation of comprehensive, family centered, and quality HIV treatment, care, support, CCP, TB/HIV and quality improvement services in ICAP supported maintained regions aiming to achieve the 3- 95s. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As advisor of the C&T, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities: 
  • Lead the planning, capacity building, implementation support and monitoring of comprehensive HIV care, treatment and support services   through optimizing linkage, rapid ART initiation, ART optimization, continuity in treatment and viral suppression.
  • Participate in planning and implementation of enhanced tracing/revitalizing Bring Back to Care Campaign  (BBCC)                                                        
  • Support RHBs to scale up pilot implementation of small-scale implementation of NCD care integration at ART clinic
  • Support MRs _ RHBs in , implementation, monitoring and expansion of Differentiated Service Delivery Models including new and endorsed models
  • Support MRs _ RHBs in strengthening differentiated care for patients with advanced HIV disease.
  • Support MRs _ RHBs to conduct JSS on regional clinical mentorship implementation and organizing clinical mentorship review session/workshop.
  • Optimize clinical mentorship platform by introducing innovative mentorship platforms: (e.g. ECHO)
  • Support MRs _ RHBs to ensure continuity of clients/PLHIV on treatment in conflict affected areas.
  • Provide focused TA  for regional Pediatrics HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Acceleration Plan
  • Support MR-RHBs to analyze and review Pediatric service data and develop PIP on gaps identified and provide support and follow up.
  • Optimize existing PDC service and support the scale up of PDC in the maintained regions. 
  • Support DSD for ALHIV at existing and new OTZ sites at MRs
  • Support the RHBs in the implementation of the transition of adolescents to adult clinic.
  • Support RHBs in orientation of HCWs and Peer Champions on OTZ/DSD for ALHIV
  • Support MRs_RHB in strengthening regional prevention/elimination of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT/eMTCT) of HIV infection program.
  • Support MR-RHBs in replicating PMTCT cohort monitoring experience
  • Support MR-RHBs to improve PMTCT data quality (PMTCT data DQA/DQI)
  • Support the RHBs in the implementation of advanced HIV diseases ( AHD) in their supported facilities
  • Support RHBs  in strengthening mental health integration (MHI) and SUD screening into HIV clinics to optimize retention & quality of life and to prevent ongoing HIV transmission among PLHIV
  • Support MRs_ RHBs to ensure TPT be offered to all eligible people living with HIV focusing on TX_NEW, CLHIV clients by regularly reviewing EMR data by site
  • Support MRs_ RHBs for optimizing implementation of LF-LAM and 3HP by tracking implementation and regular performance data review.
  • Support implementation and evaluation of TB care (TPT DSD and TB_DSD model) to assess its acceptability and to explore its value as a long-term model of TB care.
  • Optimize initiation of TPT and TB treatment, patient management, and follow-up for clients on TB treatment or TPT through DSD model at selected health facilities in the region
  • Support regional quality improvement platform by identifying QI projects and implementing QI projects.
  • Improve symptom-based TB screening yield among PLHIV by implementing small scale QI project 
  • Ensure all required SOP/GL/PST/M & E Tools related to HIV care and treatment are availed to sites and used. 
  • Identify best practices at community and facility level, share and document. 
  • Lead and organize weekly PR on progress of comprehensive HIV care, treatment, and viral suppression with ICAP team and RHB. 
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor. 
  • Submit weekly/monthly reports to supervisor on time. 
  • Actively participate and support the regional Cervical screening, prevention, treatment, and control TWG
  • Support the region of assignment in the implementations of Cervical screening, prevention, treatment, and control activities.
  • Support the introduction of new innovative technologies on CxCa screening and management HPV DNA testing and thermal ablation treatment at regional level.
  • Support establishment of center of excellence sites to act as CxCa screening and management and LEEP service training sites with adequate number of TOT pool at regional.
  • Support RHB to plan, organize and execute trainings on HPV DNA testing, Thermal ablation, VIA with cryotherapy and LEEP services and Support expansion of LEEP sites at regional level
  • Support RHBs to avail the necessary GLs, SOPS, PSTs, CEMs and M&E tools to all sites with Cx Ca , TB/HIV, pediatrics, continuity in treatment , and PMTCT  services.

Job Requirements

Required qualifications and experience: 

  • MD (Medical Doctor) with a minimum of 5 years of experience in care and treatment of HIV/AIDS clients. 
  • Experience in HIV program technical coordination 
  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, organizing, and conducting training. 
  • Experience in development of national documents related to HIV/AIDS Programs 
  • Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills  
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English. 
  • Computer skills (MS Office and statistical packages)  

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply:Global Careers – ICAP at Columbia University

Software Developer

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Software developer will work with the project stakeholders and end users to undertake implementation of an OpenMRS HIV Reference Implementation (OHRI) with a focus on driving data exchange and interoperability across the HIS systems to improve efficiencies for providing patient care, improving program monitoring and leveraging analytics for data driven decision making. He/she shall be responsible for designing and co-leading the technical approach for developing and eventually implementing OHRI. To ensure bi-directional data exchange between electronic medical records systems and aggregate systems and patient’s tracker system, the Software developer will bring expertise to activities related to developing standards-based (HL7, FHIR) interoperability between EMR, Lab, and Case Based Surveillance systems. He/she shall also support other existing systems such as ERM-ART, EMR-Pharmacy, DHIS2, REDCap and Viral load dashboard. The Software developer will also provide technical support regarding software development and updates, implementation, maintenance and capacity building activities among all supported project sites. 

Job Requirements

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Analyse detailed customer requirements and coming up with a solid systems architecture and design including participation in development of a thorough functional requirements document
  • Developing and implementing highly responsive user interface components using React
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating Zeplin wireframes into high quality code
  • Design and implement middleware ETL and streaming data pipeline solutions to meet demands for analysis, reports and dashboards.
  • Work on ingesting, storing, processing and analyzing large data sets
  • Design and implement integrations between software platforms, programs, and applications.
  • Formulating strategies and designing architectures for systems integrations
  • Ensuring that best practices in integration processes are followed by the organization.
  • Provide technical support regarding software development and updates, implementation, maintenance and capacity building activities among all supported project sites.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software
  • Develop a system for data migration from the old to the newly developed system and support the process of data migration
  • Research and evaluate a variety of eHealth application software products
  • Collect user feedbacks and timely address through enhancing the system
  • Work collaboratively with FMOH, RHBs, facilities, funder, and other stakeholders to achieve goals
  • Carry out other tasks as required

QUALIFICATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • B.Sc. degree in software engineering, software development, or appropriate field of study and more than 4 years of experience in software and systems design.
  • Proficient with the latest versions of ECMAScript (JavaScript) as well as HTML and CSS
  • An understanding of common programming paradigms and fundamental React principles, such as React components, hooks, and the React lifecycle
  • Familiarity in Micro-frontend architecture.
  • Understanding of Single SPA framework
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Hands on experience using Spring, Restful web services, Maven
  • Experience with React and Micro-frontends-based architectures
  • Experience in developing data-driven applications utilizing significant relational database engines as part of the overall application architecture (experience with any or all of the following highly desirable: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server)
  • Experience working with any of the technologies such as Debezium, Elastic search, Spark, Apache airflow, Apache Parquet, Apache Camel, Apache Avro, Bunsen, Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Kafka
  • Proficiency developing and troubleshooting complex software systems that run in mixed environments including Linux, Unix and/or Windows on desktop, server, tablet, and mobile systems
  • Experience on setting up and optimizing a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Proficiency using Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes.
  • Experience working within a large team.
  • Ability to work with customers/benefiters/domain specialists to define and execute on functional requirements
  • Experience working in health-related software

How to Apply

Only online applications are received.

Click here to apply: Global Careers – ICAP at Columbia University

 NB – Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing date for receiving applications is – October 29, 2023.

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