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Records Clerk and Social Worker Jobs in Isiolo and Marsabit, Kenya

Vacant Positions - Tumaini Clinic Isiolo and Marsabit

Food for the hungry, Kenya (FH Kenya) and Christian Community services Mt. Kenya (CCSMKE) are both Christian organizations partnering to offer Care and treatment to PLWHIV in Isiolo and Marsabit districts.

Both organizations have established a comprehensive care centre in Isiolo and Marsabit –Tumaini Medical Centre that is giving care and treatment to PLWHIV while offering affordable medical services to general population in Isiolo.

Through this partnership FH seeks to fill in the following vacant positions in Tumaini clinic:

Data/Health Records Clerk

(1 Position)

Reporting To: Clinical Officer Incharge
Contract Period: One Year Contract- Renewable

Duty Station: Tumani Isiolo Clinic
Closing Date For Applications: 15 August, 2013

Specific Duties
  • Enter data relating to questionnaires, specimens, medications, serology, filter paper, and lab testing
  • Ensure all patient charts contain the required questionnaires
  • Ensure all files are scanned and re-filed properly
  • Verify that data has been entered correctly
  • Record and report form filling errors daily. Submit error reports monthly or as requested by Program Manager
  • Follow up with form errors with corresponding staff
  • Submit monthly report based on the indicators.

Qualifications/Experience (Minimum)
  • Hold a Certificate or a Diploma in Data management, M&E or other relevant training.
  • Training on Health Information Management System.
  • At least two years’ experience working in an HIV and AIDS comprehensive Care Centre (CCC).
  • Must be good in computer and especially data programs like MS excel, etc.
  • Additional training as VCT/HTC counselor or any area on HIV will be added advantage.
  • Committed to serve the poor in relation to FH/Kenya’s Christian foundation and beliefs

Social Worker

(1 Position )

Reporting To: Clinical Officer, Incharge.
Contract Period: One Year Contract- Renewable

Duty Station: Tumaini Clinic Marsabit
Closing Date for Applications: 15th August, 2013

Specific Duties
  • Complete Social Work Screening form for patients in the HAART Protocol.
  • Conducts home assessments for patient’s lost follow up and those requiring a home visit.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of lost follow up, in coordination with the data officer.
  • Responsible for the management and tracking of all cases which are lost to follow up for the purpose of reducing the amount.
  • Identify and build relationships with various HIV/AIDS support, home based care and social service organization s throughout Kenya, maintain records of such relationships with various HIV/AIDS support, home based care and social service organizations throughout Kenya, maintain records of such relationships and make patient referrals accordingly.
  • Write reports with respect to department activities weekly, monthly or as required
  • Coordinate posttest club activities and facilitate weekly meetings, in coordination with counselors.

Qualifications / Experience (Minimum)
  • Diploma in community health, social worker, community worker, counseling, or above
  • Minimum of 2 years in community work especially on HIV and AIDS programs
  • Trained on HIV and AIDS Management, VCT/HTC
  • Computer literate especially MS Word and MS Excel
  • Must be able to speak any of the local languages in Isiolo

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (clearly indicating their current or expected salary), updated CV with three referees, day telephone contacts to: Human Resources Manager, FH Kenya, P O BOX 14978 -00800 NAIROBI, Email address: or drop them at our Nairobi office. (Life Ministry Centre, 3rd Floor Jabavu Road, next to Kilimani Police station) latest by 15th August 2013.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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