Medical Officer Job at NASCOP
JG ‘P’ – 1 position
Location: NASCOP National Office, Nairobi
National AIDs and STI Control Program (NASCOP) is a Unit under the Ministry of Health that works to strengthen and support prevention of HIV, Care and Treatment services at County and Sub-County health facilities. This program is part of the Ministry of Health initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria through the National Treasury.
The Ministry plans to recruit several staff to support the implementation of activities at both National and County levels. The contract period is one year which is renewable yearly subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
This person will report the National HIV Clinical Support Coordinator. The medical officers will provide technical support to field clinicians. He/she will be responsible for day to day interaction with service providers managing HIV clients
Roles for the Medical Officer Job
- Provision of technical support to clinicians who are HIV care providers.
- Participate in the update or review of treatment guidelines by providing through provision of feedback to the program on the matters arising from the consultations.
- Plan and participate in periodic technical support and M&E field visits
- Liaise with other medical practitioners or consultants on the management of HIV patients
- Organize periodic continuous professional development and or Continuous medical education sessions for service providers
- Participate in quality improvement initiatives
- Promote adherence to set organizational, national and international standards of HIV care.
- Prepare monthly/quarterly and annual reports on all consultations received, feedback provided to the service providers and CMEs conducted.
Medical Officer Job Requirements
- Medical Doctor with MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized institution with a master’s degree in a health related field
- Have a minimum of 3 years practical experience in providing clinical care to HIV clients.
- Counseling skills and providing mentorship to other health care providers in HIV is an advantage
- Note: Fluency in English and Kiswahili both oral and written is a requirement for all the above positions
How to Apply
Submit hardcopy application of your current CV, certified copies of professional certificates and a copy of ID to NASCOP reception at Afya Annex, near KNH grounds, during office hours on or before 31st October, 2017.
Also send soft copies of your applications and necessary attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.