University of Maryland Key Population Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya
University of Maryland Key Population Clinical Officer Jobs in KenyaClosing date
: 30 Oct 2019
University of Maryland Baltimore School Of Medicine through its operating arm Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Kenya, implements comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment programs to facilitate the Ministry of Health in Kenya towards epidemic control. MGIC Kenya is seeking suitably qualified persons able to fill the following position:Position
: Key Population Clinical OfficerLocation
: KisiiJob Summary
The Clinical Officer will support direct provision of clinical services for key population members through government run clinics and outreach/mobile services under roving mechanism within the designated program locations.Primary Responsibilities:- Provide quality clinical services at the outreach and DICE in accordance with the current clinical practices and approved national guidelines including screening diagnosis and appropriate management.
Provide overall coordination of the roving service units and ensure allocated targets are met.
Ensure provision of RH services including screening and treatment for STI, cervical cancer screening and family planning.
Ensure HIV positive KPs are enrolled for care, initiated on treatment and appropriately followed up for better treatment outcomes.
Ensure an effective referral and linkage system of KP individuals for various services.
Support proper storage of client information to ensure confidentiality is maintained.
Support effective partnerships through working with the integrated DiCE teams and liaison with the CACCs (Constituency AIDS Coordinators), SCASCOs, relevant facility in charges and other government officers and stakeholders at the sub-county levels.
Diploma in clinical medicine from a recognized medical training institute.
Training in HIV management.
At least 3 years’ post internship experience working in a high volume facility.
Experience working in a KP program.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision
How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 30th October 2019. Applicants are advised to include the position title as the subject.
University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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