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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 hrrecruit@materkenya.com so as to reach us not later than 16th August 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

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