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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
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    Amref Health Africa in Kenya is the country programme office of Amref Health Africa, Africa’s largest International Health NGO. This is the largest and oldest country programme in Africa with an average annual budget of USD 40million. We have 19 innovative products and project models that have successfully been implemented and transformed 5.4 million l...
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    Assistant VMMC Surgeon - USAID Imarisha Jamii Project


    USAID Imarisha Jamii is a USAID Kenya and East Africa funded activity that aims to increase the use of qualitycounty-led health and social services in Turkana County, Kenya. It is an integrated health  and social services program that focuses in areas of HIV; Family Planning, Reproductive, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (FP/RMNCAH); Nutrition; and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program. Reporting to the facility in charge, works together with the surgeon (team lead), in the provision of safe male medical circumcision services as part of a team working in a health facility or VMMC mobile or outreach setup.

    Key Responsibilities

    •  Assists in providing quality and safe male circumcision services to clients in the fixed, outreach, and mobile sites and facilities.
    •  Provide STI screening and treatment for clients attending male circumcision services presenting with STI.
    •  Monitor the health process of the clients and ensure that the national standards are strictly adhered to by the team.
    •  Screen patients and ensure that they are fit for surgery.
    •  Document and manage circumcision-related adverse events accordingly and promptly report appropriately.
    •  Ensure patient safety is guaranteed before surgery, during surgery, and immediately after surgery.
    •  Review all circumcised clients on the 7th day and conduct active follow-up for all clients failing to come back for review.
    •  Engage facility healthcare workers in male circumcision services to ensure their participation and skills development.
    •  Supports the team lead in stock and inventory management.
    •  Ensures that all VMMC protocols and checklists are available at the site and strictly adhered to.
    •  Ensure timely and proper documentation of client files and registers accordingly.
    •  Keep information about clients in strict confidence.
    •  Ensure participation in CMEs and documentation of the same.
    •  Any other official duty as assigned by the supervisor


    •  Diploma/Degree in Clinical Medicine or Nursing
    •  Registered by the relevant registration council
    •  Trained and certified in all VMMC areas- dorsal slit, EIMC and device.
    •  2 years’ experience providing continuous voluntary medical male circumcision services
    •  Relevant work experience within Turkana County is an added advantage 

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