25 Dec 2016

University Research Co Jobs : Pediatrics/eMTCT Advisor

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The URC Quality & Performance Institute (QPI) is a division of URC which serves as an organizing force to bring together best practices, staff experience, partnerships, and documentation on improving health care at URC. URC is currently seeking for a Pediatrics/eMTCT Advisor for an upcoming USAID/ Kenya- HIV Service Delivery Support Activity (HSDSA) Program.Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor, this role will ensure enhanced delivery of quality services in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), pediatric and adolescent HIV care and treatment. He/ She will serve as the technical lead for development of a comprehensive approach for PMTCT, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Care and Treatment through the expansion of evidence based interventions and models of care to reduce morbidity and mortality of HIV infected mothers, children and adolescents.

The overall goal of this activity is to increase access and coverage for HIV prevention, care and treatment services towards achieving the ’90-90-90′ targets.

Qualified applicants can also send a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae indicating present employer, and position, daytime telephone number, current salary, names and addresses of three work related referees to hrkenya@urc-chs.com.

The closing date for submitting applications is 6th January, 2017.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day technical support and supervision of the county PMTCT and pediatric HIV program as per national guidelines
  • Oversee implementation of the Accelerated Children on Therapy (ACT) program
  • Assist with training of health care workers using the national PMTCT curriculum
  • Provide supervision and technical support to the provincial and district level teams involved in clinical mentoring and training for PMTCT, pediatrics and adolescent HIV care and treatment
  • Strengthen referrals and linkages between PMTCT activities and the CCC
  • Oversee follow-up care of PMTCT clients, HIV exposed infants, HIV infected children and adolescents in project supported facilities
  • Assist with implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation systems for PMTCT
  • Utilize site data to inform quality of care performance at the site and show staff how to make use of such information to improve operations.
  • Represent the organization in various fora at the National, County and Sub County levels.
  • Prepare regular reports status on PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV service delivery at the points of service.
  • Work plans, reports and other technical papers relating to PMTCT and pediatrics

Job Requirements

  • Higher Diploma or Degree (Bachelor of Clinical Medicine, Bachelor of Science in Nursing)
  • More than 3 years’ work experience in the implementation of PMTCT Programmatic activities.
  • ART Management training and relevant job experience of at least three (3) years working experience after internship in a CCC set up.
  • Must be Registered and Licensed with the Clinical Officers Council or Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Experience in training and mentorship of health care workers on PMTCT
  • Working in a US Grants environment is an added advantage.


How to Apply

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