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  • Posted: Aug 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Mater Hospital was opened in 1962 by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order of Nuns originating from Ireland, three years after registering themselves as the Registered Trustees of an entity under the Perpetual Succession Act (the succeeding legislation after independence). The "Sisters of Mercy" first set up a 60 bed general hospital to cater ...
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    TAS Lead/Community Lead

    Position Summary

    To provide HIV/ART support for adherence services and advancing TAS services in the clinic and community. Assist with integrating quality of care data into site-specific plans for improvement. PITC services support at local partner treatment facilities (LPTF’S)

    Main Duties

    •  Understand key LTPF HIV targets and takes lead in ensuring the adherence teams meet the set targets

    •  Provides mentorship and supervision to the LTPF treatment adherence support teams and PITC counselors

    •  Assist LPTFs to develop and implement networks for Partner notification services/HIV testing and Linkage, HIV treatment support

    •  Support LPTF treatment and adherence support feedback and documentation done in registers and client’s files

    •  Implementation and maintenance of successful differentiated care models including facility fast track models and support Community ART Groups.

    •  Assist in identifying, building and strengthening Community Health Volunteers (CHV) capacity to support treatment adherence and HIV testing

    •  Coordinates client education sessions including treatment preparation sessions, treatment preparation for second line regimen switch and other ongoing counselling sessions within the facility

    •  Ensure health messages on key client adherence and HIV testing are conducted

    •  Management of section budget

    •  Maintain competence through clinical practice

    •  Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing treatment support procedures and patient progress

    Required Qualifications for the Position

    •  Licensed Registered Community Health Nurse / A degree holder in Community Development or Social Sciences or its equivalent

    •  Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

    •  Supervisory role in the healthcare industry

    •  Extensive knowledge and at least 3 years’ experience in HIV care and treatment support in a resource-limited setting

    •  Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment

    •  HIV testing training and experience in community work in low-resource settings will be an added advantage

    •  Fluent in English and Kiswahili

    •  Ability to train & develop staff; on and off the field

    Method of Application

    If you are interested in the above position and you meet the requirements listed, please send your application together with a detailed CV, copies of Academic Certificates, three [3] referees and include their telephone contacts and email address to [email protected] so as to reach us not later than 16th August 2021

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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