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Title Technical Advisor – Adherence, Retention, (EGPAF)
Role responsible for providing overall leadership, coordination and management for the implementation of high-quality HIV psychosocial services across all EGPAF supported regions
Category Health Care
Location Douala
Company cameroonjobs, Vacancies [ - - ] ( Posted on 03/07/2019, 08:02:54 PM)
Experience 5 to 7 Years
Educational Qualification Doctorate - Phd
Skills Experience
Salary - -
Career Level Senior Management
Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full Time
 
Description
JOB SUMMARY
Reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, the Adherence, Retention and Linkage Technical Advisor is responsible for providing overall leadership, coordination and management for the implementation of high-quality HIV psychosocial services across all EGPAF supported regions, districts and sites in Cameroon. S/he will act as a resource for the Atteindre95 project on all matters pertaining to demand creation, community-facility referral and linkage, ART adherence and 95% client retention in HIV service and promote the attainment of 95% viral suppression.
SPECIFIC ROLES:
Provide overall technical leadership, capacity building and day to day management of the adherence, retention and linkage team of program officers within the project;
Collaborate with MOH and EGPAF national/regional teams and EGPAF national technical teams to develop strategies, guidelines, SOPs, patient educational materials for implementing ART adherence and psychosocial support in accordance with the MOH national guidelines;
Work in close collaboration with program officers and other project technical advisors to ensure that client effectively navigate within the services network and are not lost to follow up;
Ensure that clients receive high quality adherence counseling, client messaging and tracking, case management and retention in care;
Ensure that eligible patients are enrolled into differentiated models of care available at their facilities;
Engage with EGPAF supported health facilities to provide oversight and support in ensuring that client receive relevant HIV care and treatment services including psychosocial care, information and education;
Strengthen and monitor bidirectional referrals between supported sites and the OVC programs;
· Provide technical guidance and regular supervision to community partners;
Will keep abreast of emerging data concerning referrals, community facility linkage and retention in care and will provide guidance and advice to program officers and MOH staff
Design and develop high quality patient-focused demand creation, adherence and retention activities at all EGPAF supported sites.
Regularly review, develop and disseminate SOPs for ART adherence support and monitoring activities are undertaken at the EGPAF supported sites and links with the Care and Treatment technical team to facilitate facility-community linkages to ensure clients remain on the various therapies and are retained on care;
Identify best practices, document, recommend, implement and disseminate effective and innovative approaches to adherence, client retention, defaulter tracing, community - facility linkage and stigma reduction at each supported site.
Facilitates documentation of QI interventions at supported sites;
Represent EGPAF in relevant meetings with the MOH/NACC, the donor and other key stakeholders;
Make summary reports to higher administrative levels along with recommendations to improve program performance.
· Support documentation of program experiences in HIV care and treatment as well as enhanced knowledge sharing to internal and external audiences around EGPAF's program experiences including publishing in peer-review journals.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a CV and cover letter through the following link:
Screening of applications will be on a rolling basis. Please note that only shortlisted applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.
Applications are only acceptable through the above link.
This position is subject to donor funding.
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EGPAF complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.
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