Senior Technical Advisor/ Medical Officer

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004511
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops Senior Technical Advisor/ Medical Officer – Adult Care and Retention Positions

Job Purpose

The Senior Technical Advisor-Care and Treatment will collaborate with the KCCB ACTS Deputy Program Director-Clinical Services to provide technical assistance for initiatives aimed at enhancing the capabilities of supported health facilities, project technical teams, and other stakeholders. The goal is to effectively deliver integrated and quality care & treatment services, covering Pediatric, TB/HIV, PMTCT, VMMC, Adolescent, and Adult HIV Care & Treatment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and oversight of weekly, monthly, and quarterly Adult HIV and TB work plans for the program.
  • Support health facility and program teams in the collaborative development of integrated HIV/TB facility interventions and work plans, overseeing their implementation.
  • Strengthen CD4, VL lab, and sputum samples networks in supported sites, ensuring timely collection of relevant lab samples for diagnosis and monitoring treatment outcomes.
  • Implement continuous quality improvement projects to enhance the quality of services in supported sites.
  • Conduct targeted site supervision visits to KCCB ACTS supported health facilities for technical assistance, capacity building, and mentorship of HCWs in collaboration with S/CHMT and project technical teams.
  • Identify training needs and support the implementation of relevant training modules targeting medical staff and other HIV providers in coordination with county teams and HSS Lead.
  • Supervise and support technical advisors/component leads in their routine weekly site supportive supervision along with County and sub-county HMT members to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Monitor progress in the linkage of newly identified PLHIV to care & treatment, ART initiation, OI management, viral load suppression, and retention and cohort outcomes for adults, adolescents, and children.
  • Provide support in adult Advanced HIV Disease management, Cervical cancer services, and differentiated service delivery models in accordance with national guidelines.
  • Work closely with the M&E team to monitor the achievement of program targets.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery (MBChB) or its equivalent.
  • Diploma/degree in Project management is an additional advantage.
  • 5 years’ experience with technical knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues and trends.
  • Analytical
  • Interpersonal
  • Problem-solving
  • Conceptual
  • Presentation
  • Negotiation
  • Proposal/report writing

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