LVCT Health Technical Officers - HTS Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Technical Officers - HTS Jobs in Kenya


  • LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for its implementation of HIV and
    health programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Healthy Empowered Communities, LVCT Health is a leader in designing and implementation of innovative HIV prevention and treatment approaches, sexual and reproductive sexual and Gender Based Violence programs reaching the most vulnerable populations.

  • The organization works with government and
    other stakeholders at national and county levels.
    The USAID Stawisha Pwani is a 5-year program funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase the use of quality county-led health services in four Coastal counties of Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa and Taita Taveta.

  • The aim of the program is to strengthen county health systems with a focus on HIV Prevention & Treatment, Family Planning, Reproductive, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (FP/ RMNCAH) and Nutrition. The program will support the four county governments toward sustainability in quality and systems of health services. The program objectives are:

  • Increased demand for and access to quality HIV prevention services.

  • Increased demand for and access to quality HIV treatment services.

  • Use of quality FP, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health and Nutrition services(FP/RMNCAH).

  • Strengthened capacity of county health systems, local partners and communities to deliver quality health services.

    Job Purpose

  • The Technical Officer – HTS will be responsible for providing technical support, regular mentorship and support supervision to HTS providers and ensuring that project targets are
    achieved while ascertaining quality at all HTS delivery points. The technical officer will liaise
    with the project technical lead and facility in-charges to support delivery of quality HTS.

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • To provide technical support and quality HIV services at all HTS delivery points.

  • Together with other program team members, organise meetings to review HTS performance and make the necessary recommendations.

  • Engage in county & sub-county policy forums to ensure the USAID Stawisha Pwani agenda is mainstreamed in the
    local government activities.

  • Support development and implementation of strategies for HTS.

  • Develop work plans and targets in collaboration with relevant teams and ensure
    implementation of work plan is adhered to.

  • Ensure presence and effective use of guidelines, standard operating procedures
    (SOPs) and data tools in the facilities.

  • Working with the commodities technical officer, ensure that the HTS commodities
    are available in the facilities.

  • Supervise and follow up to ensure the highest standards and targets are achieved and
    maintained within the program.

  • Identify capacity gaps and conduct mentorship and capacity development of counsellors’ and HTS counsellors.

  • Ensure all HTS providers are qualified and that they undergo periodic quality assurance through proficiency testing (PT) and observed practice as per national guidelines.

  • Support facilities in effective documentation, data quality and use for decision
    making.

  • Document and disseminate program work achievement work through abstracts, papers, newsletters and other approved platforms.

  • Provide feedback to the deputy chief of party on issues that require to be addressed for
    effective performance of HTS providers.

  • Submit monthly, quarterly and other regular HTS reports for inclusion in the program technical report to USAID.

    Requirements

  • Diploma in nursing, laboratory technology and/or other relevant health science with additional certification as a HTS provider, with at least 7-years post qualification experience, at least 3 of which was gained in technical assistance in implementing donor HIV programs with demonstrable success in achievement of targets.

  • A valid professional certificate and practice license is mandatory.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; LVCT Health Technical Officers - HTS Jobs in Kenya


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