Biomedical Officer Job, Medical Jobs In Kenya 2020,

Position: Biomedical Officers (10 Positions)

Reporting To: Ward-In-Charge

Location: Migori/Homabay County

Contract Duration – 1 Year

Job Description

Ensure implementation of the biomedical component in DREAMS program, is in a standardized way using the defined strategy and achievement of set contractual and organizational targets. The incumbent will work in their respective areas of work to ensure the program is implemented according to the set standards.

Responsibilities

  • Taking history, examining, diagnosing and treating AGYW in the program, at the safe spaces.
  • Guiding and counseling patients, clients and staff on health
  • Sensitizing patients and clients on preventive and promotive
  • Routine STI screening and treatment of AGYW at the safe
  • Offering Contraceptive Method Mix IEC (Information, Education and Communication) to AGYW.
  • CMM (Contraceptive Method Mix) provision at the safe spaces
  • Supporting in offering HTS services at the
  • ALHIV (Adolescent living with HIV) viral load tracking in other
  • Coordinating and collecting commodities (drugs/FP commodities) from MOH link facilities and Dices for continuum of
  • Referring patients and clients to appropriate health
  • Collecting and compiling clinical
  • Identify best practices and provide input to improve
  • Ensure implementation of and adherence to defined strategies for the program area in the wards.
  • Develop monthly biomedical activity plans and share with the Ward-In-Charge and Program Officer supporting the Ward, to ensure targets are met and ensure
  • Participate in accurate and timely data collection, reporting and utilization at the
  • Identify emerging issues and opportunities from field visits and communicate back to improve
  • Provide feedback to the Ward-In-Charge, Program Officer and Clinical Mentor on biomedical issues emerging from program implementation.
  • Document and disseminate LVCT Health’s work in DREAMS – including abstracts, human interesting stories and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate

Qualifications

  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine/Nursing and registered by the relevant
  • Have a valid practicing
  • A training in HTS by NASCOP (added advantage).
  • At least 1 year experience in a similar
  • A clear understanding of Health systems in
  • Coordination abilities and ability to build
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of constituents and have an understanding of priority population (AGYW).
  • Flexibility in working hours including weekends and willingness to assume a range of unanticipated
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their letters of application, curriculum vitae along with contacts of three referees, salary history and expectations to [email protected] . Clearly indicate the position applied for, reference number in the subject line. Applications should reach us NOT later than July 10, 2020.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer.

LVCT Health does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application or interview meeting). LVCT Health does not ask for information on applicants’ bank accounts