BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION MALAWI (BAYLOR-MALAWI) TINGATHE COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Malawi (Baylor-Malawi) is a not-for-profit organization partnering with the Government of Malawi in the health sector. Our mission is to improve the health and lives of HIV-infected children and families through high quality, high impact, ethical, state-of-the-art and comprehensive care and treatment interventions, including training of health professionals, and clinical research. Baylor-Malawi has an international reputation for innovative, evidence-based HIV service delivery programming.
The Baylor-Tingathe program was designed in 2008 to respond to suboptimal uptake of PMTCT and pediatric HIV services In Malawi and currently seeks to support Malawi in reaching the ambitious UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals. The Tingathe Program utilizes community health workers (CHWs), HIV Diagnostic Assistants (HDAs) and clinical mentors to improve HIV case finding and linkage to care, retention in HIV care and treatment, Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT), Early Infant Diagnosis (EID), and HIV care and treatment services in Malawi.
Baylor-Malawi is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of;
POSITION: District Lead
CONTRACT DURATION : 1 year (renewable)
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
Reports to: Medical Director
The District Lead(DL) will provide oversight and guidance to the Tingathe program in Mangochi and support to the district leadership to achieve the 95-95-95 UNAIDS goals.
The DL in Mangochi will oversee the Baylor office in Mangochi and all district staff. S/he will lead district teams to implement the Tingathe program at site level in the district, provide mentorship to site level staff and strengthen the health care system.
This is summary of the primary responsibilities of the position, not an employment contract; it does not restrict the responsibilities that may be assigned. Baylor-Malawi may revise this document at any time.
KEY COMPETENCIES, TECHNICAL BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Applications must include the following:
Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should address their applications to:
For physical delivery:
Tingathe Program Director
C/O Human Resource Officer
Accord House, 2nd Floor,
For email delivery: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receiving applications is on 1st November, 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.