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Full-time Nursing and Provider Initiative Testing and Counselling (PITC) Officer

at Kenya Episcopal Conference - Catholic Secretariat in Kisumu

Nursing and Provider Initiative Testing and Counselling (PITC) Officer at Kenya Episcopal Conference – Catholic Secretariat in Kisumu – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

NURSING AND PROVIDER INITIATIVE TESTING AND COUNSELLING (PITC) OFFICER
Kenya Aids Response Programme (KARP)
Based in Kisumu

Key activities and responsibilities:

  • Support the nursing team in clinic management, patient triaging, infection control, adherence including defaulter management and other related nursing duties at the regional HIV clinics
  • 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
  • Onsite mentoring to nursing staff with the goal of performance improvement in the overall patient care
  • Examine facility operations and systems and recommend ways to improve outputs and outcomes
  • Coordinate all site HIV counseling and testing services
  • Exemplify the roles of nursing staff as part of healthcare team in patient care and how they interact with others and other departments
  • Assist training center to develop the nursing components, processes and SOPs within an HIV program at the site level
  • Prepare regular reports status of activity implementation for the Director Clinical Services
  • Participate in the development of the continuation application documentation and breaking down of specific roles for direct reports.
  • Prepare monthly activity schedules as per the annual work plan

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Diploma in Advanced Nursing
  • At least 5 years’ experience, 3 of which should be in a field based environment offering mentorship and training to nursing staff
  • A valid Practice License from the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Basic training in HIV/AIDS

How to apply
Apply to the Secretary General, Kenya Episcopal Conference through email, attaching your application letter and detailed CV only to hr@catholicchurch.or.ke

Deadline: Friday, 8th February 2013

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB. All the positions are based in Kisumu except the Project Officer – Health Systems Strengthening which will be based in Nairobi.



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