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  • Posted: Nov 14, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2022
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    Centre for Health Solutions - Kenya (CHS) is a local, not-for-profit organisation. We understand the local context, make use of local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure we implement evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
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    Technical Officer HIV Care & Treatment

    REF: CHS/HR/STP/TOCT/03/2022

    Overall Job Function

    Reporting to the HIV Adult Treatment Lead, the Technical Officer HIV Care and Treatment is a key member of the CHS program staff involved in the planning and execution of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services including PMTCT, GBV and TB/HIV treatment. The Technical Officer is responsible for on-site mentoring and implementation of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment activities.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide technical support to health workers in all aspects of planning and implementation of HIV services (care and treatment, TB/HIV, and PMTCT & GBV) to ensure that patients receive the full complement of prevention, treatment, and care in accordance with MoH guidelines.
    • Build the skills and knowledge of the targeted clinical staff on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, TB, GBV and PMTCT through on-job training, mentorship, case reviews, and CMEs
    • To provide ongoing 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
    • To support scale-up and sustenance of APNS in Viremia clinics at CCC and PMTCT setups
    • Oversee follow-up care of PMTCT clients and HIV-exposed infants in CHS supported facilities
    • Timely preparation and submission of activity budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers
    • Assisting in program monitoring, evaluation, and use of data to inform program planning and continuous improvement as well as research as needed.
    • Support in the design and implementation of GBV interventions, mentorship on GBV, documentation and report writing on GBV.
    • Track and ensure real-time documentation of patient’s information in the EMR by Clinicians/Nurses in sites implementing EMR Point of Care.

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Public health, or other health-related courses will be preferred.
    • Master’s degree in a relevant health-related field will be an added advantage.
    • At least five years experience in implementing HIV programming.
    • Training in HIV/AIDS, TB comprehensive care and support.
    • Trainer of trainers in HIV management.
    • Training on GBV, minimum package of care for survivors.
    • Training on Kenya EMR and the ability to use EMR for reporting.
    • Advanced training in antiretroviral management is an added advantage
    • Good knowledge of practical delivery of HIV/AIDS clinical care and ART including patient-centered management and family support
    • Excellent management abilities within a multi-disciplinary team, support, training and mentoring
    • Good use of MS Office packages and office automation solutions.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details to clearly quoting the position you are applying for, and reference number as indicated in the subject line. Applications close on Friday 18 November 2022. CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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