Centre for Health Solutions Program Officers Jobs in Siaya County, Kenya

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.

CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Program Officer

Ref: 014/41/2016
13 Positions
Location: Siaya County


Overall Job Function: A key member of CHS program staff involved in the planning and execution of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services. 
Specifically, the Program Officer is responsible for on-site mentoring and implementation of Prevention, Care and Treatment activities at CHS-supported sites under the SHINDA Project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical advice and support to health workers (doctors, clinical officers, nurses, counselors , laboratory and pharmacy staff) in all aspects of planning and implementation of HIV services (care and treatment, TB/HIV, HIV testing and counseling) to ensure that patients receive the full complement of prevention, treatment and care in accordance to GoK/MoH and other applicable standards
  • Build the skills and knowledge of targeted clinical staff on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment through thematic training (off-site and on the job), mentorship, case reviews, CMEs
  • To provide on-going supervision of CHS-supported HIV prevention, care and treatment activities  in assigned sites including scheduled joint supportive supervision with County and Sub-County level MoH staff
  • To assist in program monitoring and evaluation with reporting through national HMIS tools and other tools in use by CHS and its funding partners
  • Routinely monitor program quality through QI approaches as well as elements of operations research including identification and documentation of  ‘best practices’ to ensure high quality HIV/AIDS service provision
  • Timely preparation and submission of activity budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers
  • To assist in monitoring sub agreements
Person Specification
  • A minimum of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a recognised institution.
  • Training in HIV/AIDS, TB comprehensive care and support
  • Good knowledge of practical delivery of HIV/AIDS clinical care and ART including patient centred management and family support
  • Excellent management abilities within multi-disciplinary team, support, training and mentoring
  • Good use of MS Office packages and office automation solutions.
How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to vacancies2016@chskenya.org clearly indicating the job title and reference number on the subject line, on or before 5:00PM on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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