TB Control Assistant (TCA)

HEED Bangladesh

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Job Context

  • HEED Bangladesh is Non-Government and non-political National Organization working in the field of Health, Education and Economic Development for more the 48(forty-eight) years. The Organization invites applications from the suitable candidates for it’s TB Control Program in Sylhet, Hobigonj and Moulvibazar Districts of GFATM project as a sub-recipient NGO of BRAC.
  • One Year Contractual Appointment (With Possibility of Extension)
  • Start Date- As soon as possible

Job Responsibilities

  • • Strengthen government health system for integrated TB control and prevention services
  • • Promote government ownership and stewardship for implementing TB services
  • • Responsible for implementation of TB Control activities in assigned area in coordination with govt.and related stakeholders.
  • • Support increased case notification and treatment of TB patients.
  • • Provide DOT in line with treatment category as determined by the physician in line with National guidelines.
  • • Organize different awareness activities of TB control programme.
  • • Conduct 8 outreach sputum collection/ smearing centers in the catchment in every month
  • • Refer regularly, presumptive cases to Gene X-pert and TB diagnostic centre for early diagnosis and management.
  • • Ensure regular drugs and diagnostic supplies to Volunteers/ DOT providers.
  • • Ensure DOT through follow up every patient and the DOT provider, once in a fortnight.
  • • Maintain contact investigation register for active case findings and refer presumptive cases to nearby diagnostic facility. •
  • • Ensure TPT/ IPT according to national strategy and under guidance of government.
  • • Ensure appropriate storage of drugs and logistics to maintain optimum quality.
  • • Actively participate in monthly and quarterly meetings.
  • • Maintain different forms, cards, registers and related documents.
  • • Participate in annual planning, prepare monthly action plan and follow.
  • • Planning new outreach centre to conduct sputum collection/ smearing centre.
  • • Plan and prepare quarterly indent for anti-TB drugs and logistics.
  • Monitoring, supervision and coordination:
  • • Maintain regular coordination with related stakeholders.
  • • Assist in different monitoring visits.
  • Reporting and dissemination:
  • • Ensure accurate data for all related reports regularly. •
  • • Ensure proper recording and reporting.

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Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree from any recognized university. Any third division/class in academic career will lead to ineligibility.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 1 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 35 years
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • Ability to work with government and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Good oral and written communication skill.
  • Knowledge In Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel is preferable.
  • Experience in Health Project
  • At least 1 year in TB field will preference.
  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Hard Worker

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Compensation & Other Benefits

  • As per policy & Budget approval.

Job Source

Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

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