TB/HIV LGA/Facility Referral Coordinator in Abuja, Nigeria

Hospital & Health Care
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Essential Functions
The TB/HIV LGA/Facility Referral Coordinator is to stay at the highest HIV burden site in a given LGA from where support is to be provided to other sites. S/he is to:

  • Visit every HIV comprehensive facility at least once a month to supervise and mentor the facility-based TB/HIV referral coordinator and ensure that all TB/HIV records are up to date
  • Visit every supported stand-alone DOTS facility at least once monthly to ensure that all TB patients are tested for HIV, properly documented and those testing positive are promptly referred to a comprehensive facility for enrollment into ART.
  • Conduct spot checks by reviewing recording and reporting (R&R) tools and HIV/TB registers at TB DOTS sites and comprehensive facilities to monitor referral completion
  • Ensure the availability of all TB and TB/HIV recording and reporting tools at all TB/TB-HIV service delivery points.
  • Facilitate sputum transport from supported facilities to proximal Xpert sites
  • Keep an up to date LGA presumptive TB/HIV diagnostic evaluation treatment register to abstract information from the existing tools from facilities.
  • Follow-up and document of TB treatment outcome for all TB/HIV co infected patients within a given LGA with real time documentation of diagnostic and treatment outcome in the provided study data tool.
  • Receive Xpert results through the Gx alert system in the state and keep track of all positive Xpert results from facilities within the assigned LGA
  • Monitor IPT implementation (screening, referral completion, initiation and reporting) especially reporting IPT outcome within 12 months of treatment in collaboration with health facility staff and facility TB/HIV referral coordinator
  • Hold monthly TB/HIV review meetings with the facility TB/HIV referral volunteers and Local Government Tuberculosis and Leprosy Supervisor (LGTBLS)
  • Submit monthly report and data to the Implementing Partner Focal Person first week of every month.



Reports To: State IP Facility Focal Person
Position Locations: The Local Governments Areas are in six states and the FCT as follows:

  • Akwa Ibom: Ikot Ekpene, Okobo, Oron, Uruan, Uyo
  • Benue: Buruku, Gwer West, Katsina-Ala, Konshisha, Logo, Tarka, Ushongo
  • Cross River: Calabar South, Calabar-Municipal
  • FCT: Abuja Municipal and Bwari Area Councils
  • Lagos: Agege, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Alimosho, Apapa, Ifako-Ijaye, Ikeja, Mushin, Surulere
  • Nassarawa: Doma, Karu, Lafia, Nasarawa, Obi
  • Rivers: Eleme, Obio/Akpor, Port-Harcourt.



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