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Healthcare NGO Jobs in Nairobi / Nyanza / Eastern Kenya


ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities.

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Applications are invited for the following positions:

1. PMTCT / Pediatric Advisor

Location:
 Nairobi/Nyanza

Overall Job function:

The PMTCT/Pediatric Advisor will provide technical support in the planning and implementation of PMTCT activities within ICAP-supported facilities in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.

He/she will supervise regional PMTCT Advisors and will report to the Director of Programs.

In addition he/she will be responsible for the planning, coordination and providing overall direction for the Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment programming as well as providing strong leadership to a team of implementers working with the facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To oversee the planning and implementation of PMTCT in ICAP supported facilities.
  • To provide on-going technical support and supervision to regional PMTCT officers who will in turn provide technical support to facilities in the implementation of PMTCT activities.
  • To participate in the PMTCT/Paediatric technical working groups in the Ministry of health, National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP)
  • To oversee the planning, initiation and implementation of HIV Pediatric Care and Treatment services at ICAP-supported facilities.
  • To develop a standard package of Paediatric HIV care services and ensure its implementation in ICAP supported facilities
Requirements:
  • Specialist degree in pediatrics
  • More at least 5 years experience in the implementation of PMTCT activities
2. Program Officers (2)

Location:
 Nyanza / Eastern

Overall Job Function:The officer will plan and perform day-to-day implementation of HIV care and TB/HIV treatment services at facilities

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Planning and implementation of HIV care and treatment services and TB/HIV activities at facilities
  • Provide on-going supervision of HIV care and treatment and TB/HIV programs
  • Co-ordinate mentorship of facility staff
  • Participate in quality assurance/quality improvement of HIV and TB/HIV programs
  • Assist in program monitoring and evaluation
  • Preparation of budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers
Requirements:
  • Degree or Diploma in Medicine Experience with HIV programming
  • Familiarity with district-level health care programs in Kenya
  • Clinical experience of HIV medicine
All applications including a current CV (attachments bearing both your names and the job title), telephone number, referees current and expected salary should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP, icap.vacancies@gmail.com on or before 26th April 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.columbia-icap.org

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