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NGO Jobs in Kenya – ICAP

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health Kenya to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services at County and Sub-County 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 position:

Infection Prevention Officer - Siaya County, Nyanza
Infection Prevention Officers will be responsible for maintaining high hygiene standards for the VMMC mobile teams, as well as coordinating surgical instruments sterilization for supplies and equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage equipment and supplies before and after VMMC services
  • Ensure a steady supply of sterile MC packs the VMMC team
  • Ensure operating theatres, consultation rooms, and recovery areas are clean and ready for use during and after the VMMC
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, with higher education preferred.
  • Trained and certified on VMMC
  • Have at least one years’ experience in VMMC work
  • Demonstrate awareness of the Infection Prevention and Universal Precautions guidelines and standard operating protocols

VMMC Counselor – Siaya County, Nyanza
VMMC Counselor will be responsible for counseling of VMMC clients on the VMMC procedure and oversee consent prior to undergoing surgery and address any post-operative counseling issues. 

Sh/e is also responsible for HIV counseling and testing of VMMC clients. 

S/he will report to the VMMC Surgeon Team Leader.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Counsel and register all prospective VMMC clients on the procedure and other key messages as per national guidelines
  • Ensure all prospective VMMC clients receive HIV counseling and HIV testing to those who accept
  • Assist with document of client information and compilation of project data
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Certificate in Voluntary Counseling and Testing from NASCOP
  • Trained and certified on VMMC
  • Have at least two years of experience in counseling VMMC clients

Data Manager - Machakos with travel to ICAP sites in Eastern South
Overall Job Function: Under the supervision of the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Research the Data Manager will be responsible for the capture of all ICAP data, on-going analysis of aggregate and patient level data, and the timely reporting of data to all funding agencies.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage data files of routine databases that includes; KePMS, DHIS and ICAP Aggregate Management Information system
  • Ensure timely Data collection, collation and reporting of program data on a monthly, quarterly and/or annual data reports to all funding agencies
  • Perform Data Cleaning and verify the accuracy of the data before reporting
  • To produce monthly data summaries that will help track and inform program performance
  • Assist in the preparation of data summary slides for presentations
  • Support the implementation of the ICAP patient level electronic medical records system (C-PAD).
  • Masters degree or equivalent in Statistics, Computer studies, epidemiology or mathematics;
  • At least 2 years relevant experience and advance skills in MS Access/Excel application development & programming skills; SPSS; MS Office
  • Expert skill level in the use of KePMS & MoH DHIS aggregate databases.
  • Experience in working with MOH systems and HIV-related reports will be an added advantage
  • Strong Data management and analysis skills.

How to Apply

All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (current/former supervisors should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP on or before 18th December 2014.

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