Goldstar Technical Officer – Clinical Mentor Jobs in Kenya

Through the APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde and APHIA plus Health,
Communications and Marketing projects, Goldstar Kenya is building the
capacity of private practitioners to provide comprehensive and
integrated HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services that are
in line with Government of Kenya health strategies and national

We seek qualified candidates for the following positions.

Technical Officer – Clinical Mentor

Location: Nakuru
Reference No: GSKenya-TOCM-047

Basic Function:

Provides training, on-site technical supportive supervision, mentorship, coaching and regular updates to Gold Star Network (GSN) service providers in the area of integrated HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment, including male circumcision. 
Responsible for working closely with service providers that Gold Star (GS) Kenya engages with to ensure that the quality of prevention, care and treatment is sustained across the program as defined by the Ministry of Health (MOH) quality standards and national guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides training, supportive supervision, mentorship, on-site coaching and updates to GSN service providers to ensure patients receive quality HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services according to the national guidelines and standards.
  • Supports GSN service providers by recommending relevant prevention, care and treatment for the patients with opportunistic infections and recommend initiation of ART treatment in accordance with the MOH recommended guidelines.
  • Offers mentorship to GSN service providers attending to HIV-infected individuals.
  • Coordinates and provides needed programmatic support to ensure GSN providers with high patient workloads and poor performing sites in terms of initiating patients on treatment are mentored and the necessary skills and confidence are transferred to the clinicians.
  • Supports providers to institute systems for inter- and intra-facility referrals.
  • Ensures quality of care is attained for patients seeking the services.
  • Ensures documentation of appropriate services rendered to the patients is done in the relevant service registers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Requirements:

MD/MB ChB registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board with 3- 5 years work experience with at least 2 years of experience working in a health facility offering HIV comprehensive care and treatment, demonstrable knowledge of HIV and TB knowledge and the various interventions being offered to prevent and control the morbidity and mortality arising from the infections will be an added advantage
Gold Star Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. 
Interested candidates are encouraged apply via email to: 
specify source in your application and quote the Reference # provided
on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including
salary requirements, to be received not later than November 2, 2012. 
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

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