University of Maryland Key Population Nurse Jobs in Kenya
University of Maryland Key Population Nurse Jobs in KenyaJob Type:
Full Time Qualification:
Medical / Health Job Summary
The nurse will support provision of biomedical and behavioral interventions to Key Population (KP) members through government run clinics and outreach/mobile services within the designated program locations.Primary Responsibilities:- Screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections at the DICE and during outreaches
Provide family planning services to beneficiaries in the project including education, counselling and services on emergency contraception, short-term methods and long-term methods
Directly track linkage to post-rape care for survivors of sexual violence
Provide KPs with risk assessment and risk reduction counselling
Facilitate health education sessions to KPs at the DICE and during outreaches
Mentor peer educators on providing health education to KPs on STIs, Family Planning services, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Make appropriate referrals for on-going support and actively track clients on HIV care, treatment and support services including CCC, PMTCT, TB treatment, home-based care
Provide HTS services to clients when the need arises
Support proper storage of client information to ensure confidentiality is maintained.
Any other duties which may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time
Diploma in nursing from a recognized medical training institute. BSc Nursing is an added advantage
Registered with Nursing Council of Kenya with a valid practice license
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.
Method of Application
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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