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LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that utilizes research to inform policy reform advocacy and strengthen HIV service delivery. We optimize our impact on the HIV/AIDS response by building capacity of partners and pay special attention to vulnerable groups and populations with special needs. Our focus is on the scale-up of quality-assured HIV counseling, testing and care services.

We are looking for a dynamic Kenyan, well qualified and motivated individuals to fill the following positions;

POSITION: CLINICAL OFFICERS (2 POSITIONS)- CO/LVCT/10/2020

REPORTING TO: SITE-IN-CHARGE

LOCATION: NAIROBI

Job Purpose

The clinical officer will be a member of the LVCT Health clinical team with the role of providing HIV/AIDS and related treatment services to all patients and clients. The clinical officer will ensure that the optimal standard of care is achieved in the LVCT Health HIV clinic and other outreach services to ensure quality in service provision in line with national guidelines, patient satisfaction and good clinical outcomes

Responsibilities

  • Clinical management of clients attending the care and treatment
  • Performing medical consultations for OI’s and Antiretroviral therapy (ARVs) for PLWHA and Post exposure prophylaxis for at risk
  • Providing adherence counseling and PWP to clients attending the clinic
  • Ensuring that the optimal standard of care is achieved by establishing and maintaining the use of nationally approved clinical guidelines and protocols and with the help of the care manager, updating your knowledge of HIV/AIDs management using evidence based
  • History taking and physical examination of clients.
  • Counsel clients on compliance to
  • Implementation of clinical aspects of Positive Health Dignity and Prevention program in the care and treatment
  • Ensure Integration of Services within the Prevention
  • Timely preparation and submission of Clinic Program Progress
  • Documentation of program work.
  • Take lead in documentation and follow up of clinic clients including TB
  • Provide regular feedback/updates to care staff and site in charge on work related
  • Communication to clients on issues that concern
  • Continuous mentorship of clinical staff, including nurses and counselors on clinical management of clients.
  • Ensure participation and contribution to capacity building of clinical and other staff through CMEs, Sensitization and
  • Provide information, education and communication to clients and their families in the clinic through support groups, health talks and educational materials like
  • Support delivery of other clinical duties (e.g. triage, nutrition) when
  • Support in delivery of outreach services including STI diagnosis and treatment for general and at risk populations.
  • Up to date record keeping and management of clients’ data

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine/Surgery from a recognized Medical college
  • A registered member with the clinical officer’s council.
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience in a busy Comprehensive Care Clinic or relevant
  • Must be trained in Adult and Pediatric ART from National Aids control council (NASCOP)
  • Good understanding of HIV in Kenya
  • Experience in working with the Government of Kenya guidelines, standards, tools and best
  • Good data management and report writing
  • Good communication and interpersonal
  • Experience in clinical mentorship or support supervision in MOH settings will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or any other source.

How to Apply

Further details can be obtained from our website: www.lvcthealth.org

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with contacts of three referees, Salary history and expectations to [email protected] clearly indicating the position applied for and reference number. Applications should reach us NOT later than October 15, 2020, male candidates are encouraged to apply.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

 LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer.

 LVCT Health does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application or interview meeting). LVCT Health does not ask for information on applicants’ bank accounts either.

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