Job no: 492763
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Kagera
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support
The Linkage and Retention Assistant is responsible for following up the linkage to care, initiation of HIV treatment, and retention in care of beneficiaries diagnosed with HIV through the FIKIA project which a community-based HIV prevention program. The Linkage and Retention Assistant’s responsibilities include identification of clients who are not linked to or retained in care, and follow-up of these clients to ensure they achieve viral load suppression. The Linkage & Retention Assistant follows up cases between community and facility-based service delivery to ensure continuity of care. The incumbent must have a minimum of 1 year experience working directly with people living with HIV, providing counselling or other prevention and treatment services.
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The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding. Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, age or status.