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  • Posted: Jan 28, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 7, 2021
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    Pro-Health International was founded in 1991 by four medical professionals: Drs. Mark Umoh, Efem Iyeme, Owido Udofia, and Iko Ibanga, who were concerned about taking free, quality healthcare to rural communities in Africa where easy access to healthcare was a challenge. For Iko Ibanga, Pro-Health International was a culmination of past desires and experience...
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    Care and Support Assistant

    Job Responsibilities

    • Develop an effective relationship through clear communication and building trust with HCWs in all supported facilities and communities.
    • Ensures that adolescents/adult at different points of care are provided with HTS services (PITC, IT and PNS) and such also extended to family members and loved ones.
    • Provide the HCWs at the facility level with necessary support and counselling to enable the newly tested positive come to terms with the diagnosis.
    • Follow up with all testing points within the facility to ensure all clients testing positive newly, are linked to treatment.
    • Follow up on tracking appointment defaulters and help HCWs set up appointment reminders to ensure all clients on ARV in all facilities are accounted for.
    • Assist Adolescent champions/peer educators in graded disclosure to adolescents where necessary.
    • Ensure that transitioning process is ongoing and eligible adolescents are successfully transitioned to adult clinic.
    • Follow up on facility counselor in educating patients on HIV, ART, Nutrition, Stigma and other related topics.
    • Support adherence counselling when necessary.
    • Follow up on support group, caregiver’s forum and OTZ club meetings
    • Follow up on PMTCT services at the facility and community level.
    • Ensure timely EAC to virally unsuppressed clients at the facility level.
    • Follow up on GBV services at the facility with report collation and submission.

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Registered Nurse / Midwife (RN) / (RM), or Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc.)
    • Candidate must have 1 to 2 years USG funded PEPFAR HIV Prevention care and support implementation experience
    • Candidate should have strong interpersonal skill and communication skills
    • Fluency in written and spoken English.
    • Demonstrated willingness to work in a team.
    • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to use all micro soft packages including excel and PowerPoint

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter along with their Resume / CV to: prohealthcareers1@gmail.com with the "Job title and Location" as a subject of the email.

    Note

    • This job description is not an exhaustive list, rather it is intended to be indicative of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.
    • Equal Opportunity Employer: “Pro-Health International is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”

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