Due Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Advances in HIV care and treatment have resulted in more people living with HIV (PLHIV) having comparable life expectancy as the general population. As a result, PLHIV are susceptible to developing NCDs as the general population. As the burden of NCDs rises among PLHIV, quality screening, early diagnosis, and treatment of NCDs in PLHIV is a priority in promoting healthy ageing with HIV.
The Organization for Public Health Interventions and Development (OPHID) PVO 31/16 develops and implements innovative approaches and strategies to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services in Zimbabwe, by providing enhanced access for communities to comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment. OPHID, works with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) in implementing these interventions. OPHID is looking for suitably qualified and motivated individuals to fill the following post:
Reporting to the Provincial Manager, the NCD Integration Officer is responsible for implementing a program to build capacity of health care workers in public health facilities and community health posts to provide quality screening, referrals, and management of key NCDs (hypertension and diabetes). The NCD Integration Officer will coordinate with MOHCC health executives and managers to facilitate training and mentorship to strengthen care management, and monitoring of clients with NCDs.
Diploma/Degree in Nursing, Diploma/Degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, Health Promotion, or equivalent qualification
Current registration with relevant professional bodies (e.g., Nurses Council of Zimbabwe, Environmental Health Professions Council)
Post-basic qualification in community health, project management, health services administration or similar will be an added advantage
At least 3 years’ experience working in HIV Care and Treatment
VIAC Training is an added advantage
Experience with management of non-communicable diseases
An understanding of the MOHCC structures, programs and policies.
Proficiency in MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project Planning, Outlook), and online collaboration technologies.
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