Migori County Program Officer, PMTCT and SGBV /HIV Jobs in Kenya

Migori County Program Officer, PMTCT and SGBV /HIV 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 paediatric, adolescent, and adult care and treatment

    • Training in advanced HIV care and treatment is an added advantage

    • Training in paediatric and adult TB/HIV

    • Very good knowledge of HIV treatment and TB/HIV guidelines

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

    Roles and responsibilities

    • Organize and oversee effective and efficient implementation of PMTCT and SGBV services in all
    relevant service delivery points and supported health facilities as per MoH policy guidelines

    • Organize and oversee capacity building activities for health providers and case managers working within MNCH clinics through trainings, update sessions etc.

    • Providing supportive supervision, mentorship and on the job training for all the clinical staff at supported health facilities

    • Support establishment and sustained SGBV screening processes and linkage to appropriate SGBV services

    • Work to improve patient management through identifying and improving client flow systems, data capture, clinical management, clinical recording, referral to laboratory and pharmacy and preventing loses to follow for pregnant women and children.

    • Support facilities to ensure good client monitoring and
    viral suppression among pregnant and breastfeeding women.

    • Institutionalize continuous quality improvement systems for continuity of care and patient care improvement.

    • Develop and strengthen adherence and retention innovations and evidence-based interventions through staff mentorship and follow-up and document best practices.

    • Support accurate documentation, data collection, collation, review, and accurate reporting on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis for PMTCT/Paediatric HIV at supported facilities.

    • Support and strengthen health systems that identify and manage pregnant or breastfeeding women failing treatment

    • Support optimum implementation of recommended service delivery digital/ electronic platforms

    • Support health facilities and other service delivery point’s implement effective retention strategies

    • including proactive appointment management system and enhanced defaulter management system for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

    • Evaluate outcomes of PMTCT and SGBV 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, PMTCT and SGBV /HIV Jobs in Kenya

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