Centre for Health Solutions Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Centre for Health Solutions Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Overall 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

    Academic/Professional Qualification
  • 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

    Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • 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 vacancies@chskenya.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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