Migori County Program Officer Jobs in Kenya

Migori County Program Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • Migori County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 176 and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 Section 59(1)(b).

    Required Qualifications

    • A bachelor’s degree in Clinical Medicine or bachelor’s degree in Nursing

    • Active/ current registration with professional body.

    • Training in HIV Testing and assisted Partner Notification service.

    • Very good knowledge of HIV testing guidelines

    • At least three (3) years’ experience in providing and/or overseeing HIV Testing services and/ or

    • PrEP or other HIV services at facility and County/Sub-County Level

    • Good report writing skills and ability to use data to inform programming.

    • Good communication skills, written and verbal, in English and Kiswahili languages.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft office application including Word, Excel, Power Point

    • Training on HTS and or adherence counselling by NASCOP or equivalent professional body

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Organize and oversee effective and efficient implementation of HIV Testing and Services (HTS) and PrEP services in all relevant service delivery points and supported health facilities.

    • To provide training, mentorship, and supervision of HTS and PrEP providers at the selected facilities

    • Oversee establishment of efficient patient workflow, eligibility testing amongst children, adolescents, and adults; testing of all eligible persons and linkage of all HIV positive person to treatment as well as optimum provision of PrEP in all supported programs and health facilities in line with MoH guidelines

    • Support efficient and effective strategies that ensure immediate linkage to treatment

    • Oversee screening of persons seeking HIV testing for TB, IPV, PrEP, PEP and VMMC, and link all those
    that are eligible to appropriate services

    • Implement internal and external quality assurance measures for HIV testing services, at selected health facilities such as proficiency testing (PT), observed practice and HIV Rapid Testing Continuous Quality Improvement (RTCQI)

    • Support counselling supervision sessions for HTS providers as recommended by MoH

    • Support scale up and implementation of HIV testing as recommended and guided

    • Support optimum implementation of recommended service delivery digital/ electronic platforms e.g., e-HTS

    • Institutionalize continuous quality improvement systems for HIV testing services and PrEP towards

    • improvement of performance in low performance indicators/ services and quality.

    • Support accurate documentation, data collection, collation, review, and accurate reporting on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis as may be guided or required.

    • Evaluate outcomes of e-HTS and PrEP related activities and shares recommendations for program improvement

    • Timely preparation and submission of activity budgets, work plans, reports, and other technical papers

    • Represent the project team at technical/ stakeholder forums with the county and national government, the donor institutions and other implementing partners on laboratory related matters.

    • Support any other work-related responsibilities as may be assigned by the program manager.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Migori County Program Officer Jobs in Kenya

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