TB Screener (TBS)  
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Job Title:   TB Screener (TBS)
Category:   Project Management
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Hafizabad
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   Graduation preferably in social sciences or a relevant discipline.
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   3 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Apr 3, 2023
Job Description:

General Position Summary

The TBS is a self-motivated individual who will skillfully and objectively communicate with the people visiting out-patient Departments (OPDs) of the designated Hospital, for verbal screening, to detect TB patients as per the Guidelines.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Verbally screen all the people attending different OPDs of the designated Hospital, using the screening tool
  • Ensure that all the identified presumptive TB cases reach the designated Doctor for diagnosis/ treatment.
  • Ensure that all the identified presumptive cases provide sputum samples for lab testing.
  • Coordinate with the district field supervisor (DFS)/ (sputum transportation rider/ Gene Xpert Testing Incharge) and ensure that the sputum sample is transported to the testing facility as per the Guidelines.
  • Ensure that results of the sputum tests are documented in the recording register.
  • In case the TB patient is detected as having Rifampicin Resistance (RR), TBS, with the support of DFS will coordinate with the PMDT site for patient registration at the PMDT site.
  • Prepare a monthly record of the screened; presumptive; registered TB cases; and report the same to the Regional Coordinator as per the Guidelines
  • Ensure complete and accurate documentation as per the Guidelines.
  • Conduct him/herself professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and in no way jeopardize its humanitarian efforts.
  • Support and facilitate field visits from national, provincial, and district-level stakeholders.
  • Comply with all the Mercy Corps Policies for example Feld Procurement Policies and Procedure (FP3)
  • Any other task or responsibility as assigned by the Regional Coordinator or the Project Manager

Supervisory Responsibility



Reports Directly To: Regional Coordinator

Works Directly With: Regional Coordinator, Project Assistant, District Field Supervisor, Doctors, Lab, Xpert Testing In-charge.  

Knowledge and Experience

  • Graduation preferably in social sciences or a relevant discipline
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Urdu and Punjabi
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • At least three years of relevant work experience with community-based programs, preferably one year with TB DOTS awareness programs
  • Excellent communication skills are essential. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. The organization reserves the right to accept or reject any or all CV(s) without assigning any reason.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and Females are strongly encouraged to apply.

Company Information
Company Name:  Mercy Corps
Company Description:
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.

Mercy Corps has operated in Pakistan since 1986. Mercy Corps’ work in Pakistan originated from its support to Afghan refugee communities, focused on providing access to water, health improvement and vocational training for the refugee community in Balochistan Province. In recent years, Mercy Corps has expanded both sectorally and geographically throughout the country, and is now one of the lead agencies providing health services especially tuberculosis control and maternal, neonatal and child health. It has been a major player in all emergency relief efforts in the country, responding to the earthquake of 2005 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; flooding and earthquake in Baluchistan in 2007 and 2008; and to the Sindh floods of 2010 and 2011. In addition to public health and emergency response, Mercy Corps currently implements programming in the sectors of youth engagement, water/ sanitation, and economic development.

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