Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 25th ka January 2022.

Community Healthcare Workers X3

AQUITY Innovations NPC - O.R. Tambo District Municipality, Eastern Cape

Contract | Healthcare

Closing date yi 25th ka January 2022

AQUITY Innovations NPC Community Healthcare Workers X3 O.R. Tambo District Municipality

Purpose

  • The incumbent will be working with a designated team in sub-district to screen communities for TB and COVID-19 link them to care and provide support to patients during their treatment journey and prevention of TB and COVID-19 during the current pandemic.

Requirements

  • Must have at least a Grade 10-12 qualification
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the public health sector/ working as community health care worker or equivalent.
  • Experience of working in the TB/HIV sector will be an added advantage

Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to use and capture on a mobile tablet
  • Fluency in English and district local languages (OR Tambo: IsiXhosa. Ehlanzeni: Siswati; Xitsonga)
  • Good interpersonal skills

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that patients with COVID-19 receive the necessary support 
  • Assisting in educating patients and their families on COVID-19 and TB prevention and management as well as on infection prevention measures.
  • Report to catchment health facility to get list of all TB cases in your area of intervention
  • Participate in door to door to activations to conduct health education on COVID-19 and TB infection control
  • Screen people for TB, including collection of sputum and delivery to health facilities/GP
  • Linkage of TB patients to allocated Health facilities and psychosocial services
  • Assist in the distribution of nutritional packages, IEC material and medication for TB patients
  • Ensure TB patients on treatments are attending monthly appointments in health facilities
  • Report to QI Officers on patients screened, diagnosed, linked to care and visited

Additional Information

  • Only candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Ref No

  • Aqu_ORT_202

Remuneration

  • Monthly Total Cost to Company of R4 800.00Funding till 31st March 2022.

Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 25th ka January 2022.

Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 19 ka January 2022