LVCT Health Technical Officer HTS - Jobs in Kenya
LVCT Health Technical Officer HTS - 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 Technical Officer-HTS 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
•To support implementation and scale-up of robust HIV Testing services strategies under the Dhibiti Project in Central Kenya, including cost-effective identification of new persons living with HIV and their linkage to HIV care and treatment services.
•The Technical Officer will be responsible for providing technical support to Sub-County Health Management Teams (SCHMT), HTS providers, Counsellor Supervisors, and other health care workers. The technical support will aim to strengthen implementation of integrated and comprehensive HTS activities, improve quality of HTS and linkage to care, and monitoring progress in line with the 1st 95 of the UNAIDS goals.Key responsibilities
•Support the Sub-County teams to implement cost-effective and targeted strategies for identification of PLHIV
•Support in strengthening the systems to ensure all newly identified PLHIV are linked to care and treatment
•Working with the SCHMT to implement and continuously improve the quality of HTS services through supervision and the PT program, including corrective action for non-satisfactory performance
•Work with the sub-county teams and health systems strengthening (HSS) specialist to strengthen systems for ensuring availability of HTS commodities to minimize service interruptions
•Work closely with the SCHMT and consortium partners in identifying training needs, planning and delivering training for facility staff
•Support SCHMT in providing supportive supervision and site assessments including SIMS, CQI, and RDQAs and feedback to
the facility teams
•Support SCHMT and health facilities in monitoring performance against targets and utilization of data for improvement of HTS service delivery
•Working with the HRIOs support facilities to ensure HTS data management, including collection using standard tools and timely reporting Requirements
•A bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery (MBCHB) or equivalent
•A University Degree in Nursing, community Health, social science or other relevant disciplines
•At least 5-years progressive experience implementation of HTS program
•Training in TOT and experience in training and facilitation
•Experience in implementation of support supervision and mentorship for HTS providers
•Significant and up to date knowledge of effective HTS strategies for identification and linkage of PLHIV to care and treatment
•Knowledge of PEPFAR Program and NASCOP reporting requirements including familiarity with the data collection and reporting tools used by NASCOP
•Proficiency in basic computer packages
•Ability to meet tight deadlines and utilize performance based approaches to program implementation
•Excellent communication, interpersonal, report writing and analytical skills
•Dedicated team player with ability and experience to work in a multidisciplinary teamHow to applyInterested 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 email@example.com .
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 www.lvcthealth.org 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 Technical Officer HTS Jobs in Kenya
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