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Tumaini Medical Centre, Marsabit Jobs in Kenya

1.     Clinical Officer
2.     Nurse/Counsellor
FH/Kenya (Food for the hungry, Kenya) and Christian Community services Mt. Kenya (CCSMKE) are both Christian organizations partnering to offer Care and treatment to PLWHIV in Marsabit districts. Both organizations have established a comprehensive care centre in Marsabit –Tumaini medical centre that is giving care and treatment to
PLWHIV while offering affordable medical services to general population in Marsabit.
Through this partnership CCSMKE seeks to fill in the following vacant positions in Tumaini clinic.
1. Clinical Officer
1 Position
(To be based in Marsabit)
Duties:
Reporting to the clinic manager, the clinical officer is expected to carry out the following duties among others:
  • Offer medical treatment services to PLWHIV as per WHO guidelines.
  • Attend other patients visiting the clinic.
  • Provide training to other clinic staff on HAART protocol and ART adherence.
  • Participate in community HTC outreach.
  • Assist in scaling up of the client enrollment
  • Prepare treatment data and submit the monthly reports to clinic manager.
  • Build and maintain relationship with DMOPHS through Marsabit District Hospital.
  • Assist clinic manager in managing day to day running of the clinic.
Qualification

  • A diploma in clinical medicine or its equivalent from KMTC or other reputable organizations.
  • Trained on HIV and AIDS care and treatment
  • Knowledgeable on HAART protocol and WHO guidelines on providing care and treatment to PLWHIV, PMTCT, PITC, DTC and basic counseling.
  • At least three years relevant experience.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ready to work in challenging environment.
  • Computer knowledge is an added advantage.
2. Nurse/Counsellor
1 Position
(To be based in Marsabit)
Duties:
Reporting to Senior Nurse, the Nurse/Counsellor will be expected to carry out the following duties.
  • Offer nursing care to the PLWHIV enrolled in the clinic and other patients.
  • Offer counseling (pre and post test, adherence and nutrition) to those attending the clinic for the first time and those already enrolled.
  • Assist the CO in attending patients with minor illness.
  • Participate in defaulter tracing and client tracing.
  • Participate in community HTC outreach.
Qualification
  • Must be a certified Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse.
  • Trained on VCT, and other HIV related counseling.
  • Knowledgeable of HAART protocol and WHO guidelines on providing care and treatment to PLWHIV, PMTCT, PITC, DTC and basic counseling.
  • Clear understanding of HIV/AIDS epidemic and treatment in Kenya
  • At least two years relevant experience.
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment and under minimal supervision.
  • Ready to work in a challenging environment.
  • Computer knowledge is added advantage
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications, updated CV with three referees, day telephone contacts to:
Human Resources Manager, FH Kenya, P.O Box 14978 – 00800 Nairobi.
or email address hr_fhkenya@fh.org.
Closing Date is 12th June 2010.
(Only short listed candidates will be contacted)

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