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HIV Care and Treatment Lead

REF NO:   HIV/CTTL /02/2022

Key Performance Areas

  • Deputize the Principal Investigator in oversight of the program and be responsible for any delegated functions
  • Provide technical leadership for the implementation of quality and efficient HIV/TB care and treatment services at all project supported health facilities
  • Design, coordinate, monitor and report on quality improvement strategies for care and treatment services
  • Supervise all activities for improving access and quality of HIV/TB care and treatment services
  • Plan and coordinate mentorship and coaching and continuous medical education (CMEs) for healthcare workers
  • Support the design and implementation of QA/QI activities at project supported facilities
  • Lead the proactive documentation of best and promising practices, success stories and lessons learnt for sharing at county, national and international forums
  • Support development of annual work plans and budgets
  • In collaboration with the County AIDS & STIs Coordinator (CASCO) and Sub County AIDS & STIs Coordinators (SCASCOs) , conduct service delivery assessments and develop effective strategies to address any identified gaps
  • Hold overall responsibility for achieving project targets in care and treatment services Provide technical support to health facilities and sub counties to meet set targets
  • Provide overall technical support and oversight for the integrated care and treatment services at facility and community levels in collaboration with CASCO and SCASCOs
  • In collaboration with the CASCO and SCASCOs, plan, design and conduct relevant trainings for healthcare workers involved in care and treatment
  • Ensure that care and treatment services comply with existing policies, guidelines and standards and promptly disseminate care and treatment policy updates and programmatic shifts to healthcare workers
  • Lead the development of private sector engagement strategy to facilitate ART drug refills at private outlets
  • Line manage care and treatment program officers
  • Represent the project at relevant TWGs

Qualification and experience

  • Medical degree. MPH degree an added advantage.
  • At least five years’ clinical experience in HIV/TB care and treatment programs
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/TB management
  • Good working knowledge of HIV/TB programs, strategies, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Applications and experience in strategic information management is an added advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, including report writing.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Knowledge of USG programming policies, regulations and county health department procedures and practices.

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, 3 paged CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to by 11th February 2022 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number the email subject. Interview will be done on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

“AMURT is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child safe guarding.”

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