FHI 360 Associate Director- Clinical Services Jobs in Kenya
FHI 360 Associate Director- Clinical Services Jobs in Kenya Job DescriptionJob Title
: Associate Director- Clinical ServicesReports To
: Deputy Chief of Party Program
: Afya Nyota ya Bonde ProgramLocation
: NakuruJob Summary:
The Associate Director Clinical Services will be a very critical part of the HSDSA Afya Nyota ya Bonde Team working very closely with the Deputy Chief of Party to drive the Technical Direction and Oversight for the project.
S/he will be responsible for providing leadership, technical oversight, and strategic direction for integrated HIV Care and Treatment services covering the 90s across HIV identification, linkage to care and ART initiation, retention and viral suppression.
S/he will also provide leadership in PMTCT, TBHIV, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV services, quality Improvement and service delivery. S/he will work closely with the County Health Management Teams to provide mentorship for site level staffs, lead site mentorship missions and performance review.
S/he will provide mentorship, coaching and regular updates to technical officers at project level with a goal of increasing technical and management competencies across the project.
S/he will be responsible for working closely with the entire project management team and service providers to ensure that the quality of care is sustained across the program as defined by the MOH quality standards.Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities: With the DCOP, set program direction and approaches
Lead and direct technical capacity building activities for provision of evidence based and quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment services
Oversee the work of the technical staff and ensure that the work of each technical area is coordinated at all levels.
Lead TA Field Missions, CMEs for HSDSA Staff and MOH staffs; Lead SURGE Review meetings and site visits
Represent the DCOP as needed
Collaborate with monitoring and evaluation staff to monitor and evaluate contribution of trainings, support supervision and mentorship activities to service delivery outcomes
Provide support to project personnel to technically enable them to provide high-quality prevention, care, and treatment technical assistance and mentorship support to implementing partners
Develop a detailed implementation and activity program plan, including program targets to guide implementation
Ensure all other care and treatment components including M&E, laboratory, community linkage, pharmaceuticals, QI, trainings, are all linked and implemented according to the plan
Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and annual narrative progress reports
Provide high level mentorship to TOs/STOs in service delivery across all counties
Perform site visits and technical program reviews
Ensure dissemination and distribution of care and treatment job aides, including guidelines, SOPs, and other related documents
Participate in identifying program training-needs and-provide recommendations
Participate in relevant meetings with the Ministry of Health and as well as with donors and other implementing partners
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities, Expertise and Competence:
Demonstrated experience in program design, strategic planning, and program management and implementation experience.
Experience in clinical management of HIV care and treatment for infected adults and children in resource poor
Knowledge and experience in program management and capacity building
Knowledge and experience in writing proposals and reports
Extensive knowledge on PMTCT, TBHIV, HIV care and ART services and quality of care assessment
Team Leadership and continuous improvement
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Teamwork and positive attitude
Efficiency and effectiveness
Key Performance Indicators:
Proportion of individual work-plan achieved by the end of the reporting period- 95%.
Proportion of PLHIV identified across supported sites- 95%
Proportion of allocated targets achieved for HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults newly starting ART at HSDSA supported sites- 95%
Proportion of HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults eligible for ART with a current viral load- 95%
Proportion of HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults achieving viral suppression (<1000) at HSDSA supported sites 90%
Proportion of supported sites achieving >80% (Green and Dark Green) score in HIV C/T and TB program area during SIMS visit conducted by the donor 95%
Proportion of PLHIV screened for TB in the last visit at HSDSA supported sites 95%
Proportion of allocated targets achieved for TB/HIV co-infected patients started on ART 95%
Proportion of eligible PLHIV screening TB negative started on IPT- 80%
Proportion of sites conducting CQIs using KHQIF Model, maintaining a current CQI file with completed CQI projects- 80%
Minimum Requirement Standards:
Masters’ Degree in MMed or Public Health (MMed/MPH) or related field with at least 7-9 years HIV/AIDS works experience (especially within the context of health systems strengthening or health systems development); or quality assurance/quality management.
Training in Project Management will be an added advantage
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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