ICAP Adolescent Nurse Specialist NGO Job in Kisumu, Kenya – PMTCT Adolescent Project

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the
Ministry of Health, Kenya to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and
Treatment services at County and Sub County health facilities. 
This
program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that
receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC). 
Applications are invited for the following position under the new PMTCT Adolescent Project:
 
Job Title: Adolescent Nurse Specialist
 

Location: Kisumu with travel to ICAP sites in Nyanza
 
Overall Job Function:
Under the supervision of the in-country Project Director and the
Evaluation Coordinator, the Nurse Specialist will oversee implementation
of all technical aspects of the Adolescent project. 
This position will be based at the ICAP Nyanza office with extensive on-site work and weekly travel between the project sites.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead
    development of facility SOPs and training materials for health care
    worker and adolescent / youth peer educators on adolescent friendly
    services
  • Lead
    training sessions for Ministry of Health (MOH) staff, healthcare
    workers and adolescent / youth peer educators on adolescent friendly
    services
  • Provide on-site supervision of the adolescent/youth peer educators
  • Provide
    on-site mentorship, guidance and technical assistance to healthcare
    workers during the implementation of the adolescent friendly services
  • Lead
    project documentation of best practices, lessons learned and adaption
    of implementation materials (SOPS, training materials, job aids, etc)
  • Communicate
    regularly with and provide updates to facility management and regional
    MOH staff on project implementation and challenges
  • Provide data quality assurance including monitoring documentation of project activities by healthcare workers
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements
  • Degree in nursing or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the provision of clinical care at clinic or hospital level.
  • Experience in PMTCT and the provision HIV care and treatment services.
  • Experience with program evaluations/operations research.
  • Experience with on-site training and clinical mentoring.
  • Experience working in collaboration with local government partners and community based organizations.
  • Strong problem solving skills and analytical capabilities.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing requirements.
  • Must be culturally sensitive and have strong team building skills.
  • Must be computer literate; able to use Windows, MS Office Package, and be knowledgeable of e-mail and standard office equipment
How to Apply
 
All
applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees
(one who should be at least your current / previous supervisor) should be
sent to the 
Director-Human Resources, 
jobs@icapkenya.org 
on or before July 1, 2016.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Online at icap.columbia.edu


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