Migori County Program Officer, Treatment and TB/HIV Jobs in Kenya

Migori County Program Officer, Treatment and TB/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 HIV care and treatment; and TB/HIV services in all relevant service delivery points and supported health facilities as per MoH policy guidelines

    • Support efficient and effective strategies that ensure immediate ART initiation, retention, defaulter management, access to viral load testing and viral suppression.

    • Provide onsite mentoring of clinical teams with the goal of performance improvement in the overall patient care

    • Support site level clinical teams in management of HIV, TB/HIV, and related diseases as per the
    recommended national guidelines

    • Support health facilities and other service delivery point’s implement effective retention strategies including proactive appointment management system and enhanced defaulter management
    system across population groups and facilities.

    • Support efficient and effective strategies that ensure immediate access to TB/HIV services including active case finding, immediate ART, Integration of TB/HIV services, TB preventive Therapy.

    • Support and strengthen health systems that identify and manage patients failing treatment

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

    • Institutionalize continuous quality improvement systems for HIV care and treatment and TB/HIV 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 care and treatment and TB/HIV 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, Treatment and TB/HIV Jobs in Kenya

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