Program Officer: Care and Treatment .Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Program Officer: Care and Treatment – 16/CHS/040/2017 in Siaya.
Overall Job Function
A key member of CHS program staff involved in the planning and execution of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services. Specifically, the Program Officer is responsible for on-site mentoring and implementation of Prevention, Care and Treatment activities at CHS-supported sites under the SHINDA Project.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide technical advice and support to health workers (doctors, clinical officers, nurses, counsellors, laboratory and pharmacy staff) in all aspects of planning and implementation of HIV services (care and treatment, TB/HIV, HIV testing and counselling) to ensure that patients receive the full complement of prevention, treatment and care in accordance with GoK/MoH and other applicable standards
Build the skills and knowledge of targeted clinical staff on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment through thematic trainings (off-site & on the job), mentorship, case reviews, CMEs
To provide on-going supervision of CHS-supported HIV prevention, care and treatment activities in assigned sites including scheduled joint supportive supervision with County and Sub-County level MoH staff
To assist in program monitoring and evaluation with reporting through national HMIS tools and other tools in use by CHS and its funding partners.
Routinely monitor program quality through QI approaches as well as elements of operations research, including identification and documentation of ‘best practices’ to ensure high-quality HIV/AIDS service provision
Timely preparation and submission of activity budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers
To assist in the monitoring of sub-agreements
Qualification and Skills Required
A minimum of diploma in clinical medicine and surgery from a recognised institution
Training in HIV/AIDS, TB comprehensive care and support
Good knowledge of practical delivery of HIV/AIDS clinical care and ART including patient centred management and family support
Excellent management abilities within multi-disciplinary team, support, training and mentoring
Good use of MS Office packages and office automation solutions
Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details of three referees to [email protected] clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM on or before Thursday, October 05, 2017
Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification