Adherence Officer

Nairobi Adventist Hospital

Medical & Pharmaceutical

Healthcare KSh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

Responsible for providing technical support in planning, implementation and evaluation of adherence support required for HIV prevention, care and treatment services within NAH supported facilities in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH).

  • Minimum Qualification:Certificate
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:1 year

Job Description/Requirements

Nairobi Adventist hospital, a level 4 Faith Based Hospital provides excellent employment opportunities to competent, diligent and ethical individuals. We are located in Nyari, Westlands off Redhill Road. .


As part of our strategic realignment, we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our facility goals and therefore must have in place right human resources. .


NAH therefore invites applications from qualified professionals


JOB TITLE

ADHERENCE OFFICER


POSITIONS

1


REPORTS TO

DIRECTOR CLINICAL SERVICES

Job Purpose

Responsible for providing technical support in planning, implementation and evaluation of adherence support required for HIV prevention, care and treatment services within NAH supported facilities in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH).


Roles & Responsibilities
  • Attend and contribute during site meeting within and outside.
  • Offer quality integrated HTS at the site and in outreaches
  • Ensure effective referral, linkage and follow up of HIV positive clients
  • Effectively follow up index and social clients to reach their contacts – PNS & SNS  Participate in QA activities-PT and internal quality improvement processes  Adhere to the set SOPs and algorithm in delivering services.
  • Participate in support supervision.
  • Ensure proper waste management and cleanliness of the site.
  • Undertake routine data quality assessment per supervisor guidance.
  • Timely and accurate report writing, on weekly and monthly basis.
  • Do monthly summary for test kit used at the site and outreach.
  • Manage RTKs (Rapid Test Kits) and ensure Infection Control and Preventions practices.
  • Conduct GBV screening and lead SNS activities.
  • Help client develop an understanding of their treatment and its challenges.
  • Prepare clients to initiate treatment.
  • Provide ongoing support for clients to adhere to treatment over the long term.
  • Facilitate clients develop good treatment-taking behavior.
  • Ensure appointment keeping and tracking of clients.
  • Conduct targeted home visits.
  • Maintain and update appointment diary and missed appointment registers  Supervise ART client’s trackers.
Qualifications, Skills and Abilities
  • Diploma in Social or health sciences
  • NASCOP certified training in HTS Counselling
  • NASCOP certified training in Adherence counselling
  • At least 1-year experience conducting HTS and adherence counselling services among PWIDS
  • Strong interpersonal and coordination skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure as a team leader and player
To apply for the advertised position:

Interested candidates are invited to send their Application Letter, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 to careers@nah.or.keThese documents should be merged into one PDF document. For details on job purpose and job description, kindly visit our website www.nah.or.ke/careers. Late applications will not be accepted and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Addressed to: The Human Resource Manager,

                          Central Kenya Conference

                          P.O. Box 41352-00100

                          Nairobi

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