• Clinical Officer Job at Turkana Pastoralist Development Organization (TUPADO)

  • Posted on: 12 December, 2016 Deadline: 20 December, 2016
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  • Turkana Pastoralist Development Organization (TUPADO) is an NGO founded in 2000 and registered in Kenya by the NGO Coordination Board.
     
    The organization implements a range of activities including
    • rain water harvesting (transfer of skills on modern farming techniques and dry land farming), 
    • reproductive health targeting four sub-counties of Turkana County through training of community groups and supporting social events,
    • animal health (through training on Community Based Animal Health Care and drug provisions),
    • marketing and value addition of hides and skins,
    • training on the workings and operation of revolving funds community food, veterinary drugs and rainwater harvesting stores,
    • resettlement of internally displaced persons (IDPs),
    • restocking of post raids and drought victims,
    • support to disabled persons, HIV/AIDS behavior change communication targeting most at risk populations, and
    • capacity building (training of communities on participatory development approaches).

    Clinical Officer

     

    The clinical officer will provide clinical services at the drop-in center and during integrated outreaches.
     
    Major Responsibilities
    • Overall in-charge of the drop in center
    • Screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
    • Diagnosis and treatment of HIV opportunistic infections
    • Diagnose and treat general medical conditions
    • Antiretroviral treatment for HIV positive patients and identification of adverse events related to ART
    • Referral of KPs to other health facilities for additional care and treatment not available at the DIC
    • Help in preparation of monthly program reports
    • Participate in monthly meetings between KP community members and the program team
    • Advise the program on matters pertaining to clinical care of key populations
    • Perform HIV counseling and testing at the drop-in center
    • Perform HIV counseling and testing during outreaches
    • Participate in quality improvement at the drop-in center
    • Help in preparation of reports
    Qualifications
    • Diploma in Clinical medicine and Surgery.
    • Working experience in the field of HIV/AIDS including counseling, administration of antiretroviral therapy and data collection.
    • Computer literacy skills with MS Office software
    • Good communication skills, good inter-personal skills
    • Able to provide stigma-free and non-discriminatory services
    • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Experience with Key populations is an added advantage

    Method of Application

     Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to: tupadongo@gmail.com
     
    Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than December 20th 2016.
     
    Kindly note that only short listed persons will be contacted.

     

     

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