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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 jobs@amurtafrica.org 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.

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