LVCT Health Technical Officer - PMTCT,Peds and Adolescents - Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Technical Officer - PMTCT,Peds and Adolescents - 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-PMTCT,Peds and Adolescents 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 establishment, expansion and implementation of a robust Prevention of mother to child transmissions and HIV Care & treatment program in the Dhibiti Project, including provision of quality integrated HIV prevention, HIV counselling and testing, integrated MCH model PMTCT, AYP and SGBV services within the Ministry of Health, Private and Faith Based Sector health facilities in Nyeri or Kirinyaga Counties.

Key responsibilities
•Support SCHMT and program staff in the project to strengthen integrated HIV/PMTCT/pediatrics/adolescents facility interventions including for AYP and OVC
•Provide support in strengthening the EID, CD4 and VL lab-networks with networked facilities
•Collaborate with other technical teams, including RAL to support SCHMT and site teams in implementation of community PMTCT activities including pregnant women mapping
•Provide support in implementation of differentiated service delivery models for PMTCT, Pediatric and adolescents in Dhibiti supported sites
•Works closely with the HMT in identifying training needs in CALHIV, PMTCT/RH, AYP, OVC as well as execution of trainings
•Support health facilities in improving quality of services offered through participation in observed practice, preceptorship, and clinical review/switch meetings
•Collaborate with SCHMTs and project technical teams to monitors on a regular basis the availability of supplies necessary to accomplish project objectives
•Working with the SI & E program officer, assists the Project in working with clinic staff in data collection, management and reporting including utilization of such data for decision making
•Participate in preparation of progress reports as required (weekly,
monthly, quarterly and annually)
•Working closely with other SCHMTs and project technical teams to plan and implement site assessment, follow up on identified gaps and implementation of intervention
•Working with other Teams within the project, identify opportunities for integration including decentralization of PMTCT, care and treatment services, AYP, SGBV, participation in Multi- Disciplinary Teams (MDTs), community-facility linkages and documentation of best practices
•Any other duties assigned

•BSc Nursing Officer/Higher diploma nursing/clinical medicine (RH) with 5 years of continuous HIV program implementation or diploma in nursing/clinical medicine with 5 years of continuous HIV program implementation.
•Up to date knowledge of the current ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV, HTC guidelines, standards, tools and best practices
•Experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program implementation with demonstrated expertise in initiating care and treatment services in a public, faith based or private health facility
•Demonstrated experience in facilitating training in HIV /AIDS prevention, care and treatment areas
•Knowledge of PEPFAR Program and NASCOP reporting requirements including familiarity with the data collection and reporting tools used by NASCOP
•Proficiency in computer packages
•Excellent communication, interpersonal, report writing and analytical skills
•Dedicated team player with ability and experience to work in a multidisciplinary team

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 Technical Officer - PMTCT,Peds and Adolescents Jobs in Kenya

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