Centre for Health Solutions Nurse Jobs in Kenya
Centre for Health Solutions Nurse Jobs in KenyaOverall Job Function
Reporting to the site/clinic coordinator, the holder of the position will be responsible for the provision of biomedical, behavioural, structural HIV prevention interventions to Key Populations (KPs) in the DiCE and during outreaches.Screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections at the DICE and during outreaches
Provide family planning services to beneficiaries in the project including education, counselling and services on emergency contraception, short-term methods and long-term methods
Directly track linkage to post-rape care for survivors of sexual violence
Provide KPs with risk assessment and risk reduction counselling
Condom promotion, demonstration of correct use and distribution
Facilitate health education sessions to KPs at the DICE and during outreaches
Mentor peer educators on providing health education to KPs on STIs, Family Planning services, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Make appropriate referrals for on-going support and actively track clients on HIV care, treatment and support services including CCC, PMTCT, TB treatment, home-based care
Provide HTS services to clients when the need arises
Collect client data and store appropriately to ensure confidentiality is maintained
Any other duties which may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time
Diploma in nursing from a recognized medical training institute, BSc Nursing is an added advantage
Registered with Nursing Council of Kenya with a valid practice license
Valid HTS certificate – NASCOP certified
Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision
Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
Able to work in a community setting and relate well with key populations by providing KPs friendly services
Relate to others in a manner that creates a sense of teamwork and co-operation
Ability to maintain effective communication with both junior and senior colleagues
High level of integrity and honesty
Good oral and written communication skills (English and Swahili)
Computer literacy in the use of MS Windows, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Good record-keeping skills
Commitment to and understanding of CHS vision, mission and values.
Relevant Work Experience
At least 2 years’ post-internship experience working in a busy clinic or hospital site.
Experience in providing family planning services is required.
Experience working with KPs will be an added advantage
Experience in providing STI screening and treatment at outreach sites is desired.
Experience in providing cervical cancer screening is desired.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV as one document stating the current and expected salary, contact details of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly indicating the subject title as Nurse: CHS INSTITUTE/NUR/003/2019 by 5.00 PM 22nd September 2019.
For more information and job application details, see; Centre for Health Solutions Nurse Jobs in Kenya
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