Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) District Coordinators at International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP)

Category
Healthcare
Location
Kitui (Eastern), Kenya
Hours per week
As Needed: < 10
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_PMTCT District Coordinators at International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) of Columbia University in Kitui – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Applications are invited for the following positions: *PMTCT DISTRICT COORDINATORS* Location: Eastern South and Residence: Kitui *Overall Job Function:* The Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) District Coordinators will oversee the day-to-day planning and implementation of PMTCT activities within ICAP-supported facilities in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation. S/he will supervise Clinical officers and Nurse counselors providing PMTCT services at the ICAP-supported facilities within the district and will report to the regional PMTCT Advisor. *Key Responsibilities:* * Provide day-to-day technical support and supervision of the PMTCT services in facilities to support the provision of comprehensive PMTCT services in the MCH as per national guidelines * Provide technical support for the implementation and provision of comprehensive Early Infant Diagnosis services, in supported facilities within the districts * Support the training and mentorship of health care workers on the national PMTCT guidelines * Strengthen linkages between PMTCT, follow-up of HIV-exposed infants (HEI) and Comprehensive Care Clinics * Work closely with the ministry district PMTCT coordinators to oversee and supervise PMTCT services in the district * Assist in the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation for PMTCT and HEI * Participate in district PMTCT meetings *Requirements:* * Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Clinical Medicine * More than 3 years experience in the implementation of PMTCT activities * Experience in training and mentorship of health care workers on PMTCT All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP icap.vacancies@gmail.com before 10th October 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Description
_PMTCT District Coordinators at International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) of Columbia University in Kitui – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Applications are invited for the following positions: *PMTCT DISTRICT COORDINATORS* Location: Eastern South and Residence: Kitui *Overall Job Function:* The Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) District Coordinators will oversee the day-to-day planning and implementation of PMTCT activities within ICAP-supported facilities in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation. S/he will supervise Clinical officers and
Nurse counselors providing PMTCT services at the ICAP-supported facilities within the district and will report to the regional PMTCT Advisor. *Key Responsibilities:* * Provide day-to-day technical support and supervision of the PMTCT services in facilities to support the provision of comprehensive PMTCT services in the MCH as per national guidelines * Provide technical support for the implementation and provision of comprehensive Early Infant Diagnosis services, in supported facilities within the districts * Support the training and mentorship of health care workers on the national PMTCT guidelines * Strengthen linkages between PMTCT, follow-up of HIV-exposed infants (HEI) and Comprehensive Care Clinics * Work closely with the ministry district PMTCT coordinators to oversee and supervise PMTCT services in the district * Assist in the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation for PMTCT and HEI * Participate in district PMTCT meetings *Requirements:* * Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Clinical Medicine * More than 3 years experience in the implementation of PMTCT activities * Experience in training and mentorship of health care workers on PMTCT All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP icap.vacancies@gmail.com before 10th October 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Contact
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Start date
As soon as possible
Contact
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Country
Kenya
City
Kitui (Eastern)
Candidate
_PMTCT District Coordinators at International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) of Columbia University in Kitui – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Applications are invited for the following positions: *PMTCT DISTRICT COORDINATORS* Location: Eastern South and Residence: Kitui *Overall Job Function:* The Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) District Coordinators will oversee the day-to-day planning and implementation of PMTCT activities within ICAP-supported facilities in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation. S/he will supervise Clinical officers and Nurse counselors providing PMTCT services at the ICAP-supported facilities within the district and will report to the regional PMTCT Advisor. *Key Responsibilities:* * Provide day-to-day technical support and supervision of the PMTCT services in facilities to support the provision of comprehensive PMTCT services in the MCH as per national guidelines * Provide technical support for the implementation and provision of comprehensive Early Infant Diagnosis services, in supported facilities within the districts * Support the training and mentorship of health care workers on the national PMTCT guidelines * Strengthen linkages between PMTCT, follow-up of HIV-exposed infants (HEI) and Comprehensive Care Clinics * Work closely with the ministry district PMTCT coordinators to oversee and supervise PMTCT services in the district * Assist in the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation for PMTCT and HEI * Participate in district PMTCT meetings *Requirements:* * Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Clinical Medicine * More than 3 years experience in the implementation of PMTCT activities * Experience in training and mentorship of health care workers on PMTCT All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP icap.vacancies@gmail.com before 10th October 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Company
International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP)

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