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Full Time Opportunities
Senior Technical Officer
Title: Senior Technical Officer | Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract | Location: Harare
Under the guidance of the Technical Director contribute to the costed work plan development; Work closely with the provincial teams to develop, implement, and monitor provincial and district annual work plans and budget; Provides technical support related to implementation and scale-up of high impact client-centred behavioural and biomedical (HTS, PMTCT, PrEP) HIV prevention strategies at facility and community level; Provides key technical support related to HIV care and treatment in support of the MOHCC’s commitment to attain UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets by 2030;Participate in development and review of MOHCC technical guidelines, training materials and M&E tools for HIV prevention, care, and treatment activities within the project; Implement evidence/data driven strategies for clinical and community HTS and care & treatment services at the provincial, district and primary health levels; Ensure appropriate program monitoring and accurate financial and programmatic reporting to the National Office; Ensure adherence to ZHI’s internal program implementation and financial policies including timely submission of programmatic and financial reports to the National Office; Contribute to strengthening a standardized monitoring and evaluation system in support of the continuum of care for integrated HIV services (prevention, care, and treatment) with implementation of QA/QI strategies; Undertake regular targeted frequent monitoring supportive visits to project sites as necessary; Provide technical assistance in quarterly evidence-based review meetings; Coordinates all capacity building and external quality assurance activities for ZHI staff at district levels; Review and consolidate periodic reports (programmatic and financial) submitted by all ZHI staff at provincial and district level; Contribute to development and dissemination of lessons learned from the project and other relevant projects that are related to community-based management of integrated HIV/AIDS services and apply these lessons to modify and improve the project; Ensures that all ZHI assets and other resources are effectively managed; Perform other duties as assigned.
Part Time Opportunities
Locum Cervical Cancer Nurse
Title: Locum Cervical Cancer Nurse | Contract Type: Part- time Contract | Location: Buhera, Chipinge, Makoni, Mutasa, Mutare, Gweru, Gokwe, Kwekwe, Mberengwa
Conduct cervical cancer screening and treatment of precancerous lesions for WLHIV between the ages of 25-65 years per national guidelines; Work with the health care workers at the health facility to identify HIV positive women between the ages of 25-65 years for cervical cancer screening; Register eligible clients in the electronic and paper-based registers before client is screened; Counsel client on the benefits and potential side events of cervical cancer screening so that client can give informed consent; Expansion of same day/fast track cervical cancer screening and treatment of pre-invasive lesion services in high volume antiretroviral treatment clinics in alignment with the algorithm for cervical cancer screening approach in PEPFAR programs; Conduct VIAC for each client in a safe, private, confidential and dignified environment for every client; After screening client, treat client using the provided SOPs and algorithms; Track and re-screen WLHIV with negative cervical cancer screening results every two years in order to closely monitor outcomes in the context of HIV-related immunosuppression; The nurse will be expected to offer treatment to clients with STIs, cervicitis or genital ulcer disease incidentally diagnosed during the screening process. Adhere to the STIs treatment guidelines; In consultation with the client, the nurse will be responsible for drawing up a follow up plan/schedule and book the client in the provided diary; Conduct treatment for precancerous cervical cancer lesions; For clients who screen positive for pre-cancerous lesions the nurse will provide treatment using cryotherapy or thermal ablation, depending on availability of treatment method; For all clients with precancerous lesions, the nurse will be expected to use treat and see approach to avoid missed opportunities; Treat and monitor all clients for adverse events. It is the responsibility of the nurse to report all adverse events to the ZHI and MOHCC databases; ensure referral of women with ablative-ineligible lesions for LEEP (when applicable); Women with suspected cervical cancer should be referred for additional evaluation and treatment at established referral sites in the country that are identified during the planning process; Clients with suspected invasive cancer shall be referred to the next level of care in consultation with the hospital doctor and/or mentor. The nurse will be responsible for following up of the client and calling the receiving facility to ensure client completes referral. Documentation of the patient referral outcome shall also be done by the nurse; Where applicable, the nurse shall be responsible for issuing client with suspected invasive cancer with biopsy and/or transport coupons; Outreach, community mobilisation and demand creation; Conduct educational awareness within facilities and community groups to enhance accurate sensitization to cervical cancer and the necessity of screening and treatment among WLHIV; Link clients with unknown HIV status who present with cervical cancer to HIV testing services and follow-on care and treatment if positive for HIV; Conduct outreach VIAC visits to screen women in hard-to-reach areas. The CCN will also compile a list of names for the outreach team and develop a duty roster; Schedule follow up visits for all clients screened and treated during outreach visits. Support identification of clients who are defaulting for tracking and tracing; Strategic Information and Evaluation (SIE); Registration of all clients screened for cervical cancer in the provided standard MOHCC electronic and paper registers; Record and maintain a filing system for all client records as per MOHCC procedures; Prepare monthly report on services rendered for submission to supervisor; Using the relevant primary data sources, the nurse will be responsible for timeously collecting, compiling and reporting to MOHCC and ZHI; Facilitate linkage between HIV testing, diagnosis, care, support and treatment; Provide adherence counselling and initiate clients on ARV treatment; Link and refer clients to facility and community based Psychosocial Support Services; Provide routine follow-up and monitoring of clients (including scheduling interpreting Viral Load and CD4 tests) and provide adherence support to clients issued with results; All the duties will be performed within an integrated system, i.e., HIV care and treatment, family planning and cervical cancer services must be offered to the client under one roof where possible. The nurse will be asked to perform other duties that contribute to the achievement of cervical cancer targets and improve the quality of care for the clients through provision of comprehensive and client-centred services. This may include but is not limited to ART refill, viral load bleeding and TPT initiation, to mention a few.
OI/ART Direct Service Delivery Nurse – Locum
Title: OI/ART Direct Service Delivery Nurse - Locum | Contract Type: Part- time Contract | Location: Buhera, Chipinge, Makoni, Mutasa, Mutare, Gweru, Gokwe, Kwekwe, Mberengwa
The OI/ART DSD nurse will provide Provider Initiated Testing Counselling (PITC) services and initiate HIV positive clients on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART). The OI/ART DSD nurse will provide quality health care, treatment monitoring and enhanced adherence counselling to clients as per protocol; Conduct Provider Initiated Testing and Counselling as per national guidelines; Work with facility-based lay cadres, out-reach workers and village health workers to mobilise clients within facility and community for HIV counselling and testing; Provide pre and post – HIV confidential counselling and testing; Perform rapid HIV testing on all clients (adults, adolescents and children) that have consented to testing/re-testing and interpret the results to the clients; Perform viral load DBS sample collection on infants and counsel caregivers; Counsel HIV-positive clients and link them to ART initiation; Counsel HIV-negative clients and link them to prevention counselling and support; Screen all HIV positive clients for TB and STIs and make appropriate referrals; Provide quality care for HIV-positive clients on anti-retroviral (ARV) Treatment; Ensure the number of patients who are transitioned to currently recommended ART regimens, considering stock availability. This includes using preferred ART regimens at initiation of treatment and switching patients currently on ART to optimal regimens; Ensure that all adults and children over 20kg on first line regimens are on integrase-inhibitor regimens (such as Abacavir-Lamivudine-Dolutegravir or Tenofovir-Lamivudine-Dolutegravir) and that children <20kg receive Lopinavir/Ritonavir-based regimens; Facilitate linkage between HIV testing, diagnosis, care, support and treatment; Provide adherence counselling and initiate clients on ARV treatment; Link and refer clients to facility and community based Psychosocial Support Services; Provide routine follow-up and monitoring of clients (including scheduling interpreting Viral Load and CD4 test results) and provide adherence support to clients provided with results; Support identification of clients who are defaulting ARVs for tracking, tracing and retention into care; Documentation of clients in the relevant monitoring and evaluation tools (registers); Report MER-recommended regimen disaggregation for TX_CURR; Record and maintain filing system for all client records as per MoHCC and ZHI procedures; Prepare monthly report on services rendered for submission to supervisor; Programme Targets; Work towards meeting the programme set targets for the site which are reviewed on a weekly, month quarterly basis.
Direct Service Delivery Cluster Nurse – Locum
Title: Direct Service Delivery Cluster Nurse - Locum | Contract Type: Part- time Contract | Location: Buhera, Chipinge, Makoni, Mutasa, Mutare, Gweru, Gokwe, Kwekwe, Mberengwa
Provide support and mentorship in HIV prevention, care, treatment, and retention to the health facilities in their cluster including testing, VL, TPT, DREAMS, Cervical cancer and mental health screening; Provide targeted HIV Testing Services including integrated symptom screening, at the health facilities in their cluster and at community level and ensuring linkages to care and treatment; Optimize community index case testing by offering index testing to all eligible clients, contact elicitation, screen for IPV and refer for LIVES support, ensure appropriate handover and updating of information from community; Working with community to provide targeted mobile testing; Support the scale up HIV screening tool and HIV-ST on the ACCE community program to reduce program inefficiencies; Ensure that all clients identified to be living with HIV care are linked to ART at the nearest health facility though community ART initiation; Ensure linkage to ART at nearest health facility or/and provide community ART; Initiation to clients identified to be living with HIV at community level; Micro plan community work and ensure efficient provision of comprehensive quality integrated HIV care and treatment services; Strengthen health facility and community linkages through working closely with MOHCC site nurses and community-based health workers in the development of robust referral systems for PLWHIV; Working closely with the facility-based nurses and health centre committee, engage and recruit community-based cadres to support project implementation; Capacitate and supervise the community-based cadres working to support implementation of ACCE project activities and administer a performance-based incentive scheme to the community-based cadres; Ensure retention in care of PLHIV and treatment continuity through formation and maintenance of community HIV DSD models, Support groups; Working with project and facility staff and support the identification, the line listing of clients interrupting treatment and tracking and tracing; Provide VL testing, TB screening and TPT initiations as appropriate to PLHIV at facility and those in community DSD models accessing care within the supported cluster of health facilities and CARGS; Support the management of clients with high viral loads through implementation of Enhanced Adherence Counselling (EAC) clinics to PLHIV at community level and referring to health facilities and other service providers as maybe needed; Ensure that client in community DSD models are provided with HIV care and treatment services VL, TPT, Cervical cancer and mental health screening; Ensure implementation fidelity in all aspects of the program work towards meeting the programme set targets for the site which are reviewed on a weekly, month and quarterly basis; Any other activities as directed by the supervisor.
Administrative Graduate Intern
Title: Administrative Graduate Intern x 3 | Contract Type: Internship | Location: Makoni, Mutare, Kwekwe
Assist the Admin team to ensure smooth operation of all administrative matters; Answering calls and directing to respective staff members; Assist with minute taking during weekly meetings; Assist in sourcing of quotations; Assist in filing of supporting documents/invoices linked to administration; Assist in maintaining an updated and easily accessible hard copy and electronic admin office filing system; Assist with payment processing; Assist in receiving of purchased goods and distributing them to user departments and provinces; Any other administrative duties as assigned.
Title: Programs Intern | Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract | Location: Harare
Works closely with the Program Officer to ensure smooth operation of all administrative matters; Manns the front office and receive visitors; Answers calls and directs to respective staff members; Assists with minute taking during weekly and all staff meetings adhoc meetings and tracking of action points; Assist with the Prepares for meetings and manage board room bookings; Liaises with the Admin department for corporate procurements; Checks for comments and questions that are posted on ZHI website and social media - create a list of comments twice a week and tracks if the responsible persons have responded adequately to the question/queries; Supports with editing and formatting of documents and communication materials; Stand in for the Program Officer when unavailable working with the Executive Director and SMT; Any other duties as assigned.
Grants and Contracts Graduate Intern
Title: Grants and Contracts Graduate Intern | Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract | Location: Harare
Assisting in filing all Grants and Contracts documents in an organized manner both physically and electronically; Assisting the CGA in the compiling of Sub Awardee Finance Report (SFR) reimbursements packs and other clerical tasks involved in review of SFRs; Assisting the CGA in verifying the accuracy and completeness of Fixed Amount Sub-Award milestone deliverables; Assisting in the actual conducting of routine sub-award monitoring and support tasks as may be assigned by the CGA; Logging and tracking administrative requests from Sub-Awardees and supporting the CGA to ensure that they are all fully resolved; Manage all stationery requests for the CCG department; On the job training in USAID Acquisition awards (Contracts) and Assistance Awards (Grants and Cooperative Agreements) issues; On the job training in USAID rules and regulations including the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), and Automated Directive System (ADS) among other tools; Undergo training in Sub-Award reviews and Compiling Sub-Award packs; Undergo overall training in USAID guidelines on General Compliance, Financial Management, Human Resources, Procurement, Reporting, MEL, Branding, Marking and Environmental Compliance; Conduct other Compliance, Grants and Contracts functions as may be requested
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