Pmtc Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Centre For Health Solutions Kenya

Job Description

CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of PMTCT Officer – 05/CHS/PMTCT/2018 in Siaya.

Overall Job Function

Reporting to the Senior Program Officer (SPO) and working closely with the PMTCT Technical Advisor, this role is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day planning and implementation of PMTCT activities within CHS-supported facilities in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Providing day-to-day technical support and supervision of the PMTCT program in CHS-supported facilities as per the national PMTCT guidelines
Assisting with training of health care workers using the national PMTCT curriculum and participating in the organization of facility-level CMEs and capacity building activities
Strengthening referrals and linkages between PMTCT activities and the CCC
Overseeing EID care and follow-up of HEI and ensuring Mother and HEI are followed up together longitudinally
Ensuring weekly update of EID website
Ensuring DNA PCR Audit for any HEI Positive within the month and sharing the data promptly with the Monitoring and Evaluations team
Integrating HIV services within FP/RH and child welfare services; administer and track pregnancy intention among women living with HIV and refer for appropriate FP/RH services
Implementing continuous quality improvement projects at the site level to improve quality of services in supported sites
Participating in facility-level MDTs and helping in decision making on patients
Supervising nurse counsellors providing PMTCT services at the CHS-supported sites
Participating in weekly program TWGs and actively preparing cases for discussions

Qualification and Skills Required

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or an equivalent
Trainer of Trainers in PMTCT and Early Infant Diagnosis
More than five (5) years’ experience in the implementation of PMTCT activities
Experience in training and mentorship of health care workers on PMTCT

Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details of three referees clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM on or before Friday, June 22, 2018.

Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification