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NIMDR-TB Coordinator needed at The Aurum Institute

Job title : NIMDR-TB Coordinator

Job Location : Northern Cape, Kimberley

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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Work Description

The NIMDR-TB coordinator is responsible for on-site and hands on mentorship of TB focal nurses, assist with refresher courses and updating nurses on changes in the DR-TB program. Inclusive support in the Clinical Governance that includes assisting with conducting clinical assessments/folder reviews, TB program gaps analysis, assisting with remedial action plans and quality assurance activities at all levels of care. They will also contribute to monitoring and evaluation of patients that were initiated on DR-TB treatment both clinically and on EDR.web, monitor ADR’s being reported and recorded, monitor treatment outcomes of patients initiated by NIMDR-TB nurses.

Technical Work Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Internal and External Customers/Stakeholders
  • Leadership and generic management competencies and experience
  • Site visit scheduling, coordination, and oversight
  • Generate innovative ideas for Mentees, Mentors and Facilities to improve DR-TB program management.
  • Validating EDR.web data at a Sub-district and district level
  • Record keeping
  • Human capital management
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Ensure the management of DR-TB patients efficiently according to DoH guidelines.

Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice (BCMP) degree (clinical associate)
  • Professional Nurse with a minimal or equivalent qualification of NQF 7 in Primary health care with a dispensing license

Experience

  • The NIMDR-TB coordinator should have prior/current experience, not less than three years, in the treatment and management DR-TB care
  • Be updated with the current DR-TB clinical practises as per the 2019 DR-TB clinical reference guidelines
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in DR-TB programme management
  • Experience and knowledge of DR-TB management: programmatic and drugs, adverse events, and the management thereof
  • Good understanding of the M&E system

Requirements

  • Proficient personal computer skills
  • Current registration with HPCSA or SANC
  • SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Be able to use initiative in interpreting data.
  • Driver’s license
  • Own car
  • Minimal/Moderate/Excessive overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air if required
  • Willing to work overtime.
  • Willing to travel.

Advantageous

  • Qualification in NIMDR
  • Experience on working on TB data systems used in public health care sector eg., TIER.net, EDR.web
  • Qualification in quality improvement

Skills and competencies

  • Innovative thinking, initiative, and leadership qualities
  • Good writing and presentation skills
  • Leadership and generic management competencies and experience
  • Personal, interpersonal, and cognitive competencies

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