MNCH Improvement Specialist Job in Kenya – Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation

University of Maryland
 
School of Medicine
 
MNCH Improvement Specialist – Kisii, Migori & Nairobi
 
The MNCH Improvement Specialist will oversee the day-to-day planning and implementation of PMTCT activities within supported facilities in collaboration with the County.
 
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day mentorship to ANC nurses and supervision of the facility PMTCT as per national guidelines.
  • Oversee the provision of Early Infant diagnosis, care and follow-up HIV-exposed infants
  • Participate in training of health care workers using the national PMTCT curriculum.
  • Strengthen linkages between PMTCT and HEI services and Comprehensive Care Clinics and the follow-up and retention of HIV-infected pregnant women and HIV-exposed infants (HEI) through training and mentorship of Case Managers to support this service
  • Support the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation for PMTCT and HEI services
  • Liaise with the sub-county nursing officer to supervise PMTCT/HEI services in supported facilities
  • Participate in Sub-County PMTCT meetings.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in medicine, nursing or any other relevant field.
  • An equivalent of five years of experience in public health, preferably in MNCH, is required.
  • Experience in implementing Maternal and Child related interventions within health programs of large NGOs.
  • Trainers of Trainers qualifications in MNCH.

How to Apply
 
If
you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your
application and CV to hr@mgickenya.org by September 16, 2016. 

Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. 

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.