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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 4, 2022
  • Ciheb is an international health, education, and research center founded by the Institute of Human Virology within the University of Maryland, Baltimore's School of Medicine. The center is comprised of a network of international experts who work with local stakeholders to combat infectious and non-communicable diseases in resource-limited regions of the world. 
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    Nurse Counsellor - 2 Positions

    Job Summary: 

    The Nurse Counsellor will be responsible for provision of clinical services both at the drop-in center (DiCE) and outreaches. They will coordinate and take charge to oversee clinical services at the outreach sites and supervise Peer Educators (PEs) and Outreach Workers (ORWs) to enhance optimum Key Population (KP) community mobilization for services.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Focal person at the DiCE in coordinating PEs, ORWs, and PHDP champions, ensuring community mobilization is optimized towards KP Prev target achievement.
    • Render ART services to KPs as per the National guidelines for ART.
    • Ensure all clients initiated on ART are screened for TB and all those eligible for IPT are initiated on IPT.
    • Screening and treatment of STIs as per the current algorithm.
    • Offer cervical cancer screening to sex workers.
    • Take lead of clinical services at the outreach sites.
    • Support the DiCE in charge populate monthly reports in ART, TB, and other clinical services rendered.
    • Ensure completeness of the clients’ folders and entry to respective registers including cohort registers and Kenya EMR.
    • Any other program duty as may be assigned by the supervisor 

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

    • Education: Diploma in Nursing/clinical medicine with a valid practicing license and registered with reputable Council in Kenya
    • Experience: Two (2) years’ working experience in a clinical setting (experience in KP is an added advantage)

     Skills and Attributes:

    • Good Interpersonal/communication skills
    • Good report writing skills
    • Results orientated
    • Good Leadership skills
    • Teamwork and Cooperation
    • Motivation and Innovation

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