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Clinical Officer Job in Kenya

Liverpool VCT, Care & Treatment (LVCT) 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.

LVCT’s focus is on the scale-up of quality-assured HIV counseling, testing and care services.

We have vacancy for the following position:

Position:
 Clinical Officer - CO/LVCT/2011

Location: Nairobi

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing medical consultations for OI’s and Antiretroviral therapy (ARVs) for PLWHA and Post exposure prophylaxis for at risk groups
  • 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 practice
  • Provide medical consultation to LVCT staff members when so required
  • Facilitation of referral of patients to other health institutions for further management and to inform the care manager of any such referrals
  • Assisting in the training of healthcare worker when called upon to do so by the care manager in collaboration with the training department
  • Keeping records of case studies for discussion and ensuring that the clinic patient files are properly maintained and filled and participation in regular random checks to confirm the same
  • Compile data on number of clients attending the clinic and in addition, ensuring that the data is correct and up to date.
  • Ensuring proper utilization and reporting and requesting for consumable in collaboration with the site in charge and other staff.
Requirement
  • Ability to consult, examine, report, diagnose and give treatment without supervision
  • Must be registered with the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya with over 3 years experience in a busy Comprehensive Care Clinic
  • Experience in clinical mentorship or support supervision in MoH settings an added advantage
  • Good data management and proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • A team player.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts for three referees, salary history and expectations to:

Human Resource and Administration Division,
Liverpool VCT, Care and Treatment,
P.O Box 19835, 00202 Nairobi, Kenya

Or email: recruitment@lvct.org so as to arrive NOT later than November 30, 2011

Note: Only short listed applicant will be contacted.

LVCT is an equal opportunity employer

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