Tuberculosis Specialist (Nursing and Counselling)

Burnet Institute, Australia

Skill Required: Training and Capacity Building
Apply By: 
11th October, 2017


Job Description

The TB Specialist (Nursing and Counselling) will work as part of the RID-TB team to design and implement an effective model of care for the detection, treatment and prevention of DS-TB and DR-TB at the facility and community level in Western Province. The position will be responsible for capacity building of provincial TB team staff to deliver high quality patient-centred care for DS-TB and DR-TB, with areas of focus including clinical skills (nursing), patient education and counseling, household contact screening and preventive therapy. The position will work with facility and community-based staff and partners, including World Vision. The position will support the design of systems implementation of protocols, procedures and conduct/support training and on-the-job mentoring.


Recommend your friend