Project Clinical Officer / Site coordinator (NAIROBI, LOWER EASTERN - Kitui, Mwingi, Makindu, Machakos; UPPER EASTERN - Meru, Embu, Chuka; CENTRAL - Nyeri, Mwea, Muranga, Kirinyaga) Position: Project Clinical Officer / Site coordinator LOCATION: NAIROBI, LOWER EASTERN - Kitui, Mwingi, Makindu, Machakos; UPPER EASTERN - Meru, Embu, Chuka; CENTRAL - Nyeri, Mwea, Muranga, Kirinyaga
Reports to: Regional Program coordinator This position works closely with and reports to the Regional program OfficerNURU II program. He/she will liaise with the CASCO, other government officers and stake holders at the County and sub county levels. The position is responsible for coordination and delivery of the project deliverables at the KP Drop in center, and during outreach sessions.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Specifically, the Clinical Officer is responsible for but not limited to:
Overall activity co-ordination in line with project objective Mentor and support staff for effective service delivery
Provide overall coordination of the Center including supervision of staff and ensure allocated targets are met
Ensure provision of Screening and treatment for STI to clients in a KPs friendly environment Provide Post exposure prophylaxis for survivors of rape.
Ensure HIV positive KPs are enrolled for Care and treatment
Ensure facilitation of health education sessions on STIs to sex workers and other at risk populations
Ensure provision or referral of KPs for risk assessment and risk reduction counseling.
Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
To make appropriate referrals for on-going support e.g. Home Based Care, PMTCT, CCC and TB Clinics. This includes follow up of the referral cases.
Ensure effective operation of the clinic in the standards required.
Create effective awareness on hygiene and health services.
Ensure maintenance of adequate stocks of drugs as well as safe custody of the drugs and equipment in the clinic.
Collect client data and store appropriately to ensure confidentiality is maintained.
Ensure family planning services are offered to KPs Ensure Promotion, demonstration of correct use and distribution of condoms.
Partnership with government agencies and other stake-holders
Create and enhance partnerships for effective service delivery to beneficiaries
Work closely with the CHMT (County health medical team) to facilitate support supervision and mentorship.
Submit timely reports Work closely with the CHMT to facilitate adequate support supervision and mentorship of the project staff and service provision especially clinical Monitoring, Evaluation Reporting and learning Collection of quality clinic/biomedical and other interventions data.
Proper storage of client information to ensure confidentiality is maintained.
Document lessons learnt and challenges to inform program decisions.
Compile and submit timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the supervisor Conduct routine data quality check/assessment to ensure all data reported is accurate, of high quality and correctly filed
The minimum required academic and professional skills for the jobholder to perform successfully in this position include:
A Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized Medical training institute.
Valid HTC certificate certified by NASCOP is desired
Should have a minimum 5 years’ experience working in a busy clinic or hospital site. Experience working with KPs is desired
Experience in providing screening and treatment at outreach sites.
Good oral and written communication skills (English and Swahili)
Computer literacy in the use of MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is desired
Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.
Personal Traits, Qualities and Aptitude
Able to work in a community setting and relate well with key populations by providing KPs friendly services.
Good record keeping skills Relate to others in a manner that creates a sense of teamwork and co-operation
Maintain effective communication with colleagues, both junior and senior High level of integrity and honesty
Utilize systems effectively to ensure economical use of equipment and supplies
Send your CV and cover letter with 2 year salary history, and three professional referees to email@example.com Candidates are required to quote the
TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied for on the subject line of the email. The closing date is 14th November 2016, 5.00 pm. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. HOPE worldwide Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.
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