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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2023
  • Nairobi Adventist Hospital (NAH) is a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church-established and owned Hospital. It is a tertiary (level 4) hospital located in Nyari west area in Westlands sub-county, Nairobi County, Kenya.
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    Adherence Officer

    Job Purpose

    Responsible for providing technical support in planning, implementation and evaluation of adherence support required for HIV prevention, care and treatment services within NAH supported facilities in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH).

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Attend and contribute during site meeting within and outside.
    • Offer quality integrated HTS at the site and in outreaches
    • Ensure effective referral, linkage and follow up of HIV positive clients
    • Effectively follow up index and social clients to reach their contacts – PNS & SNS  Participate in QA activities-PT and internal quality improvement processes  Adhere to the set SOPs and algorithm in delivering services.
    • Participate in support supervision.
    • Ensure proper waste management and cleanliness of the site.
    • Undertake routine data quality assessment per supervisor guidance.
    • Timely and accurate report writing, on weekly and monthly basis.
    • Do monthly summary for test kit used at the site and outreach.
    • Manage RTKs (Rapid Test Kits) and ensure Infection Control and Preventions practices.
    • Conduct GBV screening and lead SNS activities.
    • Help client develop an understanding of their treatment and its challenges.
    • Prepare clients to initiate treatment.
    • Provide ongoing support for clients to adhere to treatment over the long term.
    • Facilitate clients develop good treatment-taking behavior.
    • Ensure appointment keeping and tracking of clients.
    • Conduct targeted home visits.
    • Maintain and update appointment diary and missed appointment registers  Supervise ART client’s trackers.

    Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

    • Diploma in Social or health sciences
    • NASCOP certified training in HTS Counselling
    • NASCOP certified training in Adherence counselling
    • At least 1-year experience conducting HTS and adherence counselling services among PWIDS
    • Strong interpersonal and coordination skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure as a team leader and player

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are invited to send their Application Letter, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 to careers@nah.or.keThese documents should be merged into one PDF documentFor details on job purpose and job description, kindly visit our website Late applications will not be accepted and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Addressed to: The Human Resource Manager,

                              Central Kenya Conference

                              P.O. Box 41352-00100


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