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Ongoing Recruitment at Damien Foundation (DFB), 24th January, 2020

Damien Foundation (DFB) is a non-profit humanitarian medical organization affiliated with Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB) and is assisting the Federal Government of Nigeria with the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in Oyo, Osun, Kwara, Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti and Lagos States.

As Sub Recipient (SR) to LSMOH / GMU and IHVN TB project under Global Fund Grant, DFB has been vested with the responsibility of implementing Active TB case finding programme in 20 LGAs (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja).

Damien Foundation Nigeria (DFB) is looking for qualified persons to fill up the positions below for the TB grant in the respective 20 LGAs in Lagos State:

Job Title: Contact Tracer: Adhoc Staff

Location: Lagos
Contract period: 1 year

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify presumptive TB cases using the screening checklist
  • Collect sputum samples if presumptive TB cases are identified in the households
  • Mark the houses visited
  • Transfer specimen to lab for tests
  • Link positive cases to treatment at the nearest DOT centres.
  • Identify TB cases in the facility register (currently on treatment or completed treatment in the last few years).
  • Extract the contact details of such client from the register.
  • Visit the address in the community like routine door to door search for TB
  • Collect information on persons screened in the households

Education / Experience

  • Past experience in Public health programme will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of an OND in any field (Basic Sciences or Medical related discipline are added advantage)

Requirements:

  • Age: Not more than 40 years
  • Coverage Area: 4 LGAs in Lagos State (Lagos-Mainland, Kosofe, Surulere and Ikeja).
  • Experience: 1 year

Job Title: Linkage Coordinator: Adhoc Staff

Location: Lagos
Contract period: 1 year

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide treatment supporting services to identified cases.
  • Assist in defaulter tracking of TB patients.
  • Support active contact tracing for diagnosed TB patient- (using SOP on contact tracing)
  • Collate the PMVs and CPs data on monthly basis and prepare their payment voucher.
  • Report weekly and monthly using the summary form to the DOTs officer, TBLS and DFB
  • Perform other roles as can be assigned by the CTS with directive from DFB.
  • Relate with the PMVs and CPs in their domain.
  • Conduct Community health promotion and education towards demand creation.
  • Escort presumptive identify by PMVs and CPs to DOT for sample collection or (where applicable with IC Knowledge) Collect samples from identified client of the PMVs and CPs
  • Transfer specimen to lab for tests
  • Link positive cases to treatment at the nearest DOT centres

Education / Experience

  • Past experience in Public health programme will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of an OND in any field (Basic Sciences or Medical related discipline are added advantage)

Requirements:

  • Coverage Area: 4 LGAs in Lagos State (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ifako-Ijaye).
  • Age: Not more than 40 years

 

Job Title: Cough Officer: Adhoc Staff

Location: Lagos
Contract period: 1 year

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the facility staffs at the different OPDs;
  • Provide health Education on TB to all outpatients
  • Visit the different OPDs and identify all patients coughing
  • Enter the coughers name on the community referral register
  • Escort presumptive TB to the DOTs clinic or where applicable collect the sputum sample from presumptive TB (following infection control guild)
  • Ensure the name of the presumptive TB case are captured on the presumptive clinic register
  • Ensure sputum specimen are taken to the laboratory and result retrieved for diagnosed patient to commence treatment
  • Support active contact tracing for diagnosed TB patient- (refer to SOP on contact tracing)
  • Report weekly and monthly using the summary form to the DOTs officer, TBLS and DFB.

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of an OND in any field (Basic Sciences or Medical related discipline are added advantage)
  • Past experience in Public health programme will be an advantage.

Requirements:

  • Age: Not more than 35 years
  • Coverage Area: 20 LGAs in Lagos State (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja).
  • Experience: 1 year

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: adminco@dfbnigeria.org.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

 

Application Deadline 31st January, 2020.

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