Kwa Zulu Natal District Health Referral & Linkages Coordinator Market related
Our client in the Health Industry is looking to hire a District Health Referral & Linkages Coordinator join their team in developing, coordinating and supporting interventions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide direct support to ensure functional bi-directional referral systems in all districts by leading in partnership development with DOH at provincial, district and local level; PEPFAR district support partner and any other local health focused NPOs • Monitor success of the referral systems, and provide support to troubleshoot and problem-solve as needed • Conduct technical assistance and mentoring with DSD 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. Conduct follow up with staff to ensure that children identified as HIV+ are linked to a health facility and on antiretroviral treatment • Coordinate monthly feedback on caseload of HIV+ children to DSD staff, NPO staff, project staff and health facility staff for programmatic decision making • Jointly coordinate services including community outreach with HIV Testing and Counseling providers • Attend quarterly district level quality improvement meetings with relevant HTS stakeholders as required • Work collaboratively with Program and M&E teams to ensure all bi-directional referrals data is accurate, produced weekly, is used for decision-making to plan needs based interventions and ensure systematic follow-up of all cases of incomplete referrals • Promote and maintain teamwork and open communication for a motivated workforce across all project site
Education and Experience Requirements: • Minimum qualification is a General Nursing Diploma • At least three 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