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HIV Diagnostic Assistants

Date Posted: Aug 11, 2019

Job Description

Malawi AIDS Counselling and Resource Organization (MACRO) is a non-governmental organization that provides quality HIV prevention and treatment services to individuals, families and communities through static and outreach outlets in order to reduce HIV transmission and the impact of HIV and AIDS in Malawi.

MACRO is implementing The Gateway Project in Mzuzu, Lilongwe, Blantyre and Thyolo Districts with support from Jhpiego.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of HIV Diagnostic Assistant for MACRO Mzuzu Clinic (1), Lilongwe (1), Blantyre (2).

Reporting to : Clinic In Charge

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide HIV Testing Services to clients according to National HIV Testing Guidelines for Malawi
  • Provide health education talks to patients in Outpatient and Under 5 departments on the importance of HIV Testing services
  • Support linkage of newly diagnosed HIV positive clients to HIV treatment
  • Collecting data, keeping records, and writing reports
  • Support quality assurance activities at the health facility
  • Assisting in Monitoring and evaluation of project activities

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Certificate HIV Testing and Counselling
  • Those with HTS Supervisors’ Certificate will have added advantage
  • Must have Malawi School Certificate of Education or its equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS Programing.
  • Aged between 18 and 45 years
  • Must be in a reasonably good health and clear state of mind
  • Be motivated, enthusiastic, sensitive and have a genuine desire to help others
  • With adequate vision or wears corrective lenses
  • Must have no criminal record

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Be able to read and write in English
  • A team player
  • Be familiar with the language, culture and religious beliefs of the community of the district concerned.

How to apply

All interested applicants for the above position are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees to:

The Executive Director,
Malawi AIDS Counselling and Resource Organization

by email to:

Email: recruitments@macromw.org

or by hand delivery to any of MACRO facilities. Closing date for receiving applications is Wednesday 14th August, 2019. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe/Mzuzu/Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    4
  • Apply Before
    14 Aug, 2019

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