LVCT Health Senior Technical Advisor- Care and Treatment - Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Senior Technical Advisor- Care and Treatment - Jobs in Kenya

•LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for the implementation of health programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Empowered Healthy Communities, LVCT Health is a leader in designing and implementing innovative HIV prevention and treatment approaches, sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence programs reaching the most vulnerable populations. The organization works with the government and other stakeholders at the national and county levels.

•LVCT Health seeks to fill the position of Snr.Technical Advisor-Care and Treatment (C&T) for the CDC- Dhibiti Project supporting the Implementation of Sustainable, Comprehensive, High-Quality HIV Prevention and Treatment Programs in the Central Region (Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri & Kirinyaga counties) of the Republic of Kenya. The project aims to support the Government of Kenya (GoK) at the National and County level in its HIV and AIDS initiatives in Kenya.

Job purpose
•The Senior Technical Advisor-Care and Treatment will work with the Dhibiti Project Clinical Services Lead in guiding providing technical assistance for activities intended to strengthen the capacity of Nyeri and Kirinyaga CHMT, project technical teams, and other stakeholders to effectively deliver integrated and quality care & treatment services including Pediatric, Adolescent and Adult HIV Care & Treatment as well as TB/HIV.

Key responsibilities
•Lead in development and oversight of program weekly, monthly and quarterly Adult HIV and TB work plans for Nyeri and Kirinyaga Counties
•Working in collaboration with the Dhibiti Project Clinical Services Lead, support county and program teams in development of integrated HIV/TB facility interventions and work plans and oversee the implementation in assigned counties
•Collaborate with CHMT and project technical staff to support in strengthening the CD4, VL lab and sputum samples networks in supported sites, ensuring timely collection of relevant lab samples for diagnosis and for monitoring treatment outcomes
•Provide support in implementation of continuous quality improvement projects to improve quality of services in supported sites
•Work in collaboration with CHMT and other project technical teams to conduct targeted site supervision visits to Dhibiti Project supported sites in Nyeri and Kirinyaga counties for technical assistance, capacity building and mentorship of HCWs
•In coordination with county teams and HSS Lead, identify training needs and support implementation of relevant training modules targeting medical staff and other HIV providers
•Supervise and support the Care and Treatment Technical officers in their routine weekly site supportive supervision along with County and sub county HMT members to ensure
quality service delivery
•Take lead in monitoring the progress in linkage of newly identified PLHIV to care & treatment, ART initiation, OI management, viral load suppression, and retention and cohort outcomes for adults, adolescents and children
•Provide support in adult Advanced HIV Disease management, Cervical cancer services and differentiated service delivery models in accordance to the national guidelines
•Work closely with the Strategic Information to provide support in monitoring achievement of program targets
•Participate in the donor review meetings on a quarterly basis and SIMS sites visits
•Collaborate with county and other project technical teams in monitoring and supporting activities towards ensuring continuous availability of commodities, equipment, and tools required for a functional HIV/TB program
•Participate in identifying and mobilize NGOs/ FBOs / CBOs that will be the link to the community for adult differentiated models supporting HIV activities
•Ensure documentation and dissemination of program best practices

•A bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery (MBCHB) or equivalent
•At least 5 years HIV/AIDS work experience especially within the context of health systems strengthening
•Diploma/degree in Project management is an additional advantage
•Excellent problem-solving, decision-making, organizational and communication skills
•Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work effectively in a demanding environment
•Demonstrated skills for quantitative and qualitative data analysis
•Experience in developing body of knowledge and dissemination for programs improvement

How to apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to .

  • The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

  • The closing date is September 07, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our website for more information about the organization

  • LVCT Health DOES NOT CHARGE any fee whatsoever in any part of the recruitment process

    For more information and job application details, see; LVCT Health Senior Technical Advisor- Care and Treatment Jobs in Kenya

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