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DISTRICT HEALTH REFERRAL AND LINKAGES COORDINATOR - 336365
DISTRICT HEALTH REFERRAL AND LINKAGES COORDINATOR
Healthcare/ Pharmacies / Hospitals / Medical / Emergency Services
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
The Provincial Health Referral and Linkages Coordinator will be responsible for developing, coordinating and supporting interventions to ensure functional bi-directional referral systems between communities, clinical services, and social service providers, increasing program reach to children living with HIV and AIDS.
Duties & Responsibilities
General Nursing Diploma
At least 3 years’ experience in public health system
Experience with PEPFAR funded projects in South Africa is preferable
Able and willing to work flexible hours as needed and without constant or close supervision.
Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills.
Key Performance Areas:
Conduct technical assistance and mentoring with staff, NPO staff, project staff and health facility staff on effective bi-directional referral systems and case management.
Coordinate case management and tracking for all children identified as HIV+ in selected provinces.
Monitor success of the referral systems, and provide support to troubleshoot and problem-solve as needed.
Coordinate monthly feedback on caseload of HIV+ children to staff, NPO staff, project staff and health facility staff for programmatic decision making.
Attend quarterly district level quality improvement meetings with relevant bidirectional referrals stakeholders as required.
Coordinate with HIV Testing and Counseling providers and conduct community outreach.
Coordinate with the Program and teams to ensure all bi-directional referrals data are accurate and produced weekly.
Use data for decision-making and ensure partners are using data to conduct needed follow-up for systematic follow up of cases of incomplete referrals.
Ensure that a spirit of motivated teamwork and open communication is maintained throughout the project sites.
Package & Remuneration
R Market related -