IRDO Locum VMMC Service Providers (Surgeons, Counselors & Infection Prevention Officers) Jobs in Kenya

Vacancies: Locum VMMC Service Providers
 
Impact  Research  and  Development  Organization (IRDO – www.impact-rdo.org) is  a  registered Kenyan  NGO  with  a  main  office  in  Kisumu  and  regional  offices  in  ten  counties.  
IRDO’s principal  mandate is to  design, implement and  evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs  that  improve  the  health  status  of  individuals  and  local  communities.  
We  are looking for  qualified and  experienced  personnel to  fill  in the  following positions within our VMMC Program, during the April 2016 Mini-RRI, in 10 counties of Kenya.
 

 

Duty Locations
 
County and Sub-counties
  • Kisumu – Kisumu East, Kisumu Central, Seme, Kisumu West, Nyando
  • Siaya – Rarieda, Bondo
  • Migori – Nyatike, Rongo, Awendo, Uriri
  • Homabay – Homabay Town, Rangwe, Ndhiwa
  • Busia – Samia, Bunyala, Butula, Teso North, Teso South
  • West Pokot – Pokot North, Pokot West
  • Turkana – T. Central, Loima, T. East
Duration of engagement: March 28th 2016 to April 30th 2016 (25 days)

Reports to: Sub-county MC-Incharge / Field Coordinator

VMMC Surgeons and Assistant Surgeons
 

Job  Summary: Provide  Voluntary  Medical  Male  Circumcision  (VMMC)  services,  screen  and treat Sexually Transited Infections, in the targeted sub-counties.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery / Nursing.
  • Registered with relevant professional body and has a valid practicing license
  • Must have at least one year’s experience in a busy health facility.
  • Should  have  training  and  practical  experience  in  Voluntary  Medical  Male Circumcision.
  • Knowledge on HIV/AIDS care and treatment is an added advantage.
  • Ability to diagnose and treat Sexually Transmitted Infections.
  • Must  be  pleasant,  have  good  communication  and  leadership  skills;  and  willing  to work under pressure.
HTS / VMMC Counselors
 
Job Summary: Provide VMMC counseling, consenting and HTS
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Certificate in HIV Counseling and testing from a recognized institution.
  • Trained on HTC new algorithm
  • Should have training and practical experience in VMMC counseling
  • Must  be  pleasant,  have  good  communication  skills  and  willing  to  work  under pressure.
Infection Prevention Officers
 
Job  Summary: Sterilize  surgical  instruments  for  Voluntary  Medical  Male  Circumcision  and clean the office
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Form IV Certificate
  • Should have training and practical experience in infection prevention and control
  • Must  be  pleasant,  have  good  communication  skills  and  willing  to  work  under pressure.
Submit applications, complete with CV,  copies  of  certificates and  testimonials,  copies of ID, names  and telephone numbers of two  professional referees.

Clearly indicate  the cadre and sub  county(ies) of  interest on the  envelope  and cover  letter to reach the  undersigned not later than 12th March 2016.

The Human Resources Manager,
Impact Research and Development Organization,
P. O. Box 9171-40141
Kisumu.

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