CHS Technical Officer HIV Care and Treatment Jobs in Kenya
CHS Technical Officer HIV Care and Treatment Jobs in Kenya Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence-informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Technical Officer HIV Care and Treatment to be based in Siaya County.
Overall Job Function
Reporting to the Senior Technical Officer, the Technical Officer HIV Care and Treatment is a key member of CHS program staff involved in the planning and execution of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services.
The Program Officer is responsible for on-site mentoring and implementation of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment activities.
Provide technical support to health workers in all aspects of planning and implementation of HIV services (care and treatment, TB/HIV, and PMTCT & GBV) to ensure that patients receive the full complement of prevention, treatment and care in accordance to GoK/MoH and other applicable standards.
Build the skills and knowledge of targeted clinical staff on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, TB and PMTCT through on job training, mentorship, case reviews and CMEs
Provide on-going supervision of CHS-supported HIV prevention, care and treatment activities in assigned sites including scheduled joint supportive supervision with County and Sub-County level MoH staff.
Assist in program monitoring and evaluation with reporting through national HMIS tools and other tools in use by CHS and its funding partners.
Routinely monitor program quality through QI approaches as well as elements of operations research including identification and documentation of ‘best practices’ to ensure high quality HIV/AIDS service provision.
Support scale up of PNS in Viremia clinics at CCC and PMTCT set ups.
Oversee follow-up care of PMTCT clients and HIV exposed infants in CHS supported facilities.
Timely preparation and submission of activity budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers.
Assisting in program monitoring and evaluation and use of data to inform program planning and continuous improvement as well as research as needed.
Support in design and implementation of GBV interventions, mentorship on GBV, documentation and report writing on GBV.
Track and ensure real time documentation of patients’ information in the EMR by Clinician/Nurse in sites implementing EMR Point of Care
Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Degree in Clinical Medicine, public health, Nursing or health-related field. Master’s degree in a relevant health related field will be an added advantage.
At least three years’ experience in implementing HIV programming
Training in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment including current national guidelines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages for report writing and presentation. Experience in EMR utilization is added advantage.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships
Ability to use data to identify gaps/challenges and design interventions and strategies and oversee their implementation.
Ability to train and mentor others through CMEs, on job training and skills transfer
Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to
email@example.com indicating the subject title as Technical Officer HIV Care & Treatment: CHS/TO/SP/001/2020, by 5:00 PM Friday, March 13, 2020.
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