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Roving Clinician

Published on 12.11.2020


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Position : Roving Clinician

Roving Clinician.

Job Summary

The Roving Clinician will oversee HIV and TB clinical service delivery in multiple sites in various regions.

Job Description

LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for its implementation of HIV and health programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Healthy Empowered Communities, LVCT Health is a leader in designing and implementation of innovative HIV prevention and treatment approaches, sexual and reproductive sexual and Gender Based Violence programs reaching the most vulnerable populations. The organization works with government and other stakeholders at national and county levels.

LVCT Health has recently began implementing a CDC funded comprehensive TB/HIV prevention and treatment project in Kenya Prisons Services (KPS) across the country. The project involves delivery of TB/HIV prevention, testing, linkage and treatment services in KPS health facilities serving prisoners, KPS staff and host communities.

LVCT health seeks to fill in the following position: -

POSITION: Roving Clinician (6 Positions) RC/LVCT/11/2020
REPORTING TO: Program Officer

Job Summary
The Roving Clinician will oversee HIV and TB clinical service delivery in multiple sites in various regions. They will provide clinical services at their base stations and offer mentorship support to service providers at other stations in their regions. They will also oversee Project Coordinators in their region to ensure optimal support to sites, prudent use of resources and timely and accurate reporting. Working with Kenya Prisons Services (KPS), the Ministry of Health and County Health Management Teams, the Clinical Managers will build the capacity of uniformed county clinical coordinators towards eventual transition of their roles to KPS.

Job responsibilities
Service delivery
• Provide HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services at the base station
• Work in collaboration with the facility in-charge and officer(s) in-charge of the base station to offer leadership in HIV and TB services at the site
• Strengthen systems for high quality service delivery at the base station towards centre of excellence including active continuous quality improvement teams, multi-disciplinary team meetings, regular continuous medical education activities etc.
• Oversee routine and adhoc reporting and data demand and information use

Leadership and Management
• Strengthen the capacity of KPS facility cliniciams in HIV and TB program management with incremental role transfer
• Work with the Program Officers and KPS Regional AIDS Coordinators (RACUs) to plan, prioritize, implement, report and review HIV and TB activities at supported prison facilities
• Conduct regular mentorship visits to supported sites
• Ensure timely reporting and data use at facility levels

Required profile for job ad : Roving Clinician

• Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing from a recognized institution
• Higher diploma or bachelor degree in related field (added advantage)
3 years’ experience in providing clinical TB and HIV care and treatment service
• Registration and valid practice licence from the Clinical Officers’ Council or Nursing Council of Kenya
• Training in the National Advanced HIV Clinical Course (NAHCC) (added advantage)

Job criteria for job ad : Roving Clinician
Job category :
Health and social professions
R&D, project management
Industries :
Associative activities
Health, pharmacy, hospitals, medical equipment
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Central - Coast - Eastern - Nairobi - North Eastern - Nyanza - Rift Valley - Western
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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