Talent Acquisition System

National (only for Bangladeshi nationals) employment opportunities
Posted on: October 11, 2023
Application deadline: October 28, 2023

Field Attendant (Adv#254/2023)

icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. icddrb as a values-based organization encourages women and people with disabilities.

The USAID’s Alliance for Combating TB in Bangladesh project is working to establish a dynamic and fresh approach to accelerate Bangladesh’s fight against TB. The solutions will be aimed at creating an environment aligned with the universal health coverage (UHC) vision and focused on defined priority areas – increased TB detection, decentralized DR-TB management, improving detection and management of child TB, expanded prevention, and others. 

The Field Attendants will report to the Programme Assistant/Programme Officer. The position holder will be responsible for screening patients attending health facilities in different districts and upazilas of different Divisions of ACTB activity areas. S/he will be involved in–

  • Find the presumptive TB cases by active case-finding process with the use of screening tools as per national TB control guidelines;
  • Referral of the presumptive TB cases to the physicians of assigned UHC/District Hospitals/Medical College Hospitals for further evaluation;
  • Ensure all types of investigations according to the physician’s advice;
  • Ensure enrollment of TB patients, their treatment and regular follow-up;
  • Collect data on index cases and conduct their house visits;
  • Collect and document patients’ information using Tab/computer;
  • Operate mobile, Tab, computer, printer etc. and software like MS Word & Excel;
  • Maintain necessary registers;
  • Maintain coordination with field staff, govt. health officials, officials of concerned partner NGOs;
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Required qualification and experience:

  • HSC pass or equivalent;
  • Minimum 1 year relevant experience, however candidates having experience working in TB screening will be given preference.
  • Local Candidates are highly encouraged to apply
  • Candidates are requested to select one preferred district while applying


  • Chattogram Division: Cox’s Bazar, Rangamati, Bandarban, and Khagrachhari District
  • Khulna Division: Bagerhat, Chuadanga, Jashore, Jhenaidah, Khulna, Kushtia, Magura, Meherpur, Narail, and Satkhira District
  • Barisal Division: Barisal, Barguna, Bhola, Jhalokati, Patuakhali, and Pirojpur District

Contract Type and duration:

  • Short Term Contractual Service Agreement; duration will be 6 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of fund and performance.

Number of Positions: Approximate 300

Salary & benefits:

  • Tk.17,100/-per month (consolidated) inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances;
  • Festival bonus, income tax paid by icddr,b.

Notes of attention:

  • Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for written test /interview;
  • The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised;
  • icddr,b does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: career.icddrb.org by October 28, 2023.