Medical Officer (Tuberculosis Care & Prevention)

Full Time

RDRS Bangladesh

RDRS Bangladesh

 

RDRS Bangladesh

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Summary

  • Vacancy: 01
  • Age: at most 40 years
  • Location: Lalmonirhat
  • Maximum Salary: Tk. 66267 (Monthly)
  • Experience: At least 2 years
  • Published: 10 Jun 2024

 

Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(MBBS)

Experience

  • At least 2 years

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 40 years
  • At least 2 years experience in relevant field and/or area of Health Program Management;
  • Age Maybe relaxed for highly deserving candidates.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Report writing skill;
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) will get preference.

Responsibilities & Context

RDRS Bangladesh is inviting applications to fill the position of “Medical Officer” under Integrated TB Care and Prevention in Bangladesh Project supported by GFATM.

lmplementation:

  • Strengthen the government health system for integrated TB control and prevention services.
  • Promote government ownership and stewardship for implementing TB services Support the National TB Programme for implementation and long term sustainability.
  • Coordinated planning with NTP rn support of the transition towards government stewardship of key programme activities.
  • Support National TB Programme for implementation of National TB/PPT/DR TB/ TBHIV/High Risk population guidelines and SoPs.
  • Optimum utilization of the resources and smooth implementation of the programme under the leadership of NTP.
  • Monitor and supervise the implementation of TB programme with an extensive field visit.
  • Periodic data analysis, programme reviews/meetings at different levels with filed staff in collaboration with NTP following national guidelines and reach targets/milestone.
  • To functioning Gene X-pert and TB diagnostic centre.
  • Coordinate and provide support in activities for TB programme in the relevant geographic areas.
  • Support to identify training need and ensure training to concerned staff.Supervise and provide technical support to ensure anti-TB treatment according NTP guidelines including Directly Observed Treatment.
  • Supervise and provide support for proper recording of patients and updating information to ensure improved case detection and treatment success.
  • Coordinate and provide support referral of presumptive and complicated cases to designated facilities for further diagnosis and management.
  • Facilitate monthly and quarterly staff meetings to review progress and develop actions for further improvement of the programme.
  • Coordinate and provide support in availability of anti-TB drugs and other supplies.
  • Coordinate and provide support with government and field staff to well- functioning Gene X-pert site to catch up missing cases.
  • Prepare action taking report based on previous findings.

Monitoring,Supervision and Coordination:

  • Maintain regular coordination with Government, BRAC, and other stakeholders in implementing TB Control activities.
  • Monitor project activities and supervise the work of the supervisory staff directly through regular field visit and providing technical assistance.
  • Supervise and coordinate quality assurance and surveillance system.
  • Ensure contract investigation actively in respective area for strengthening case findings.

Reporting and Dissemination:

  • Ensure timely, accurate and complete reporting as per agreement.
  • Ensure any other report to BRAC and NTP as and when necessary.
  • Prepare and submit periodic field visit report as per action plan.

Skills & Expertise

Good at Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Good Communication Skill (Bangla and English)

Good Communication Skills (oral written)

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Weekly 2 holidays

Other benefits as per project budget

Workplace

Work at office

Employment Status

Contractual

Job Location

Lalmonirhat

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