To coordinate the TB program activities within the hospitals and down referrals to primary health care services.
To strengthen the management and notification of TB in the hospitals.
To ensure effective down referral of patients for continuity of care.
Improve quality standards for recording, reporting of TB data in the hospital.
Register patients who are diagnosed with TB in the hospital.
Coordinate the down referral of patients diagnosed in the hospital and follow up to confirm that they reached the clinic and close contacts are traced.
Supervise and monitor capturing of TB data in the information system by the data capturer.
Collate the data in the TB identification register for the hospital for reporting.
Coordinate TB activities in the hospital, in close collaboration with hospital management.
Compile quarterly reports for SR program manager and district TB/HAST Manager
Coordinate the Finding cases Actively, Separating safely and Treating effectively (FAST) strategy and QI activities in the hospital.
Work closely with information officers in the hospital.
Support in-hospital TB and HIV care and Infection prevention and control activities
Promote the provision of treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI) in eligible patients.
Map their feeder clinics and create and maintain a data base
Participate in district quarterly TB and data review meetings.
Coordinate TB specific training based on the need.
Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor's degree (B. Cur).
Qualification in Community health nursing or Primary Health Care will be an advantage.
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse
Minimum of 3 years working experience in public health care sector
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in clinical management of TB and HIV
Sound knowledge on TB/HIV data tools and systems
Sound leadership and people management skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages
Verbal and written communication skills
Valid driver’s license
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Innovative thinking, initiative, and leadership skills.
Good conflict resolution skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Time management skills
Stakeholder management skills
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
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