Centre For Health Solutions Kenya
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS), in partnership with the County Government of Nyandarua, is seeking to employ the services of motivated and proactive individuals to fill the following vacancy in the Ministry of Health (MoH)/CHS Tegemeza Plus Project, which supports and strengthens HIV/AIDS services in Nyandarua County.
Position: Registered Clinical Officer (10 positions)
Location: Nyandarua County
The Clinical Officer is responsible for providing HIV/TB and related treatment services at supported sites as a member of the clinical team. The Clinical Officer will ensure that optimal standard of care is achieved in line with National guidelines, client satisfaction and good clinical outcomes.
Management and coordination of HIV/TB Clinic activities
Assist and work together with other clinic team members, in support of all the CCC activities
Ensure proper patient management of HIV/TB is done in line with National guidelines
Provide adherence counselling and implementation of clinical aspects of Positive Health Dignity and Prevention program (PHDP) to clients attending the clinic
Ensuring that the optimal standard of care is achieved by establishing and maintaining the use of nationally approved clinical guidelines and protocols and with the help of the facility in charge and program officer, updating ones’ knowledge of HIV/AIDs management using evidence-based practice
Counsel clients on adherence to treatment
Provide information, education and communication to clients and their families in the clinic through support groups, health talks and educational materials
Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
Ensure integration of HIV services in OPD, MCH, inpatient and other outpatient clinics.
Participate in weekly multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs) to discuss complicated cases.
Participate in continuous quality improvement initiatives to improve service delivery and patient-level outcomes
Participation and contribution to the capacity building of clinical and other staff through CMEs, mentorship, sensitization and updates
Ensure complete documentation in various HIV care related tools as recommended
Provide regular feedback to care staff/ facility management on work-related concerns
Conduct any other duty as may be prescribed by the supervisor
Qualifications and Requirements
For appointment to the post of Clinical Officer, a candidate must;
Have a Basic Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery from Kenya Medical Training College or any recognizes institution
Have a valid License from the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya
At least 2 years’ work experience in busy Comprehensive Care Clinic (CCC)/ TB clinic or MCH
Experience working with MOH/County systems and personnel will be an added advantage
Experience working in PEPFAR funded projects is an added advantage
Should be self-motivated
Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
Successful candidates will be supervised by their respective hospital/facility health management team (HMT) from the Ministry of Health in conjunction with the CHS Program team.
Applications should include the following
Cover letter and current CV with names and telephone contacts of at least three (3) referees
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Photocopy of ID
Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM on or before Thursday, June 21, 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