KEMRI RCTP District Program Officer (Clinical) extensive Jobs in Suba, Migori, and Rongo Districts Kenya July 2013

Vacancy No. FN-062-07-2014
Program Description: Research Care and Training Program (RCTP) is collaboration between the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW).
RCTP leads the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program, a comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment program working in 100 clinics in Nyanza Province, Kenya.
We have the following vacancies in the FACES program for District Program Officers Clinical
Position: District Program Officer – Clinical
Reports to: District Coordinator
Location: Suba, Migori, and Rongo Districts
Duration: One Year Renewable
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all HIV-related program areas including, adult and pediatric HIV care and treatment, PMTCT, PITC , and TB/HIV care at designated facilities
  • Responsible for supporting systems for decentralization, quality of care, commodity management, and reporting along with support supervision
  • Plan and facilitate trainings including on-job training and NASCOP trainings
  • Mentorship of clinical staff
  • Work closely with DHMT counterparts, facility in-charges, and other MOH staff to ensure for provision of quality HIV services and increasing MOH ownership and capacity
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Registered Clinical Officer
  • At least Two (2) years working experience actively involved in HIV services – care and treatment, PMTCT, TB/HIV, PITC
  • Must have mentorship/training experience
  • Must have demonstrated leadership experience
Applications must include the following:
  • A cover letter stating current work (if applicable), current salary and date available to start work on the project
  • A current CV with names and telephone contacts for at least 2 referees
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and copy of the latest pay slip
  • At least two recommendation letters, preferably from previous employers
All applications must be sent electronically to the email address below followed by hard copies which should be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 12th July 2013:
Human Resources Manager
P. O Box 614-40100
Please write the Vacancy Number indicated in the advert on the envelope and in the subject Line for email applications.