Clinical Officer at The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB)

  • Anywhere
Ciheb is an international health, education, and research center founded by the Institute of Human Virology within the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s School of Medicine. The center is comprised of a network of international experts who work with local stakeholders to combat infectious and non-communicable diseases in resource-limited regions of the world. Job Summary: 

The Clinical Officer will be responsible for provision of leadership and quality clinical services at the outreach/static sites. Will be the point of contact of program at the drop-in service center (DiCE) level and coordinate the program with relevant stakeholders at the sub-county(ies) level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support and coordinate the running of the DiCE.
Ensure 100% KP Prev targets achievement.
Provide and ensure quality of community clinical outreach services as planned by Nurse Counsellor, other service providers, and Peer Educators.
Mentor the clinical service providers in the DiCE and ensure services are rendered as per the standard operation procedures.
Counter check the data collections tools and do correction on them before submitting them to the Data/M&E Assistant.
Offer clinical services to KPs in the DiCE and outreaches (PrEP, ART, CACX screening, IPT, and TB screening and treatment, Post Violence Care).
Screening and treatment of STIs.
Compile and submit monthly reports to KP Officer by 3rdof every month.
Organize routine (weekly) staff meeting to review and evaluate the program progress and initiate CQI projects on areas identified for improvement.
Ensure all data collected are keyed in the relevant electronic data bases.
Develop and share DiCE work plans.
Any other program duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Ensure safety of the program assets.
Promote effective working relations with sub-county stakeholders.

 Minimum Required Qualifications:

Education:Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a recognized training institution and in possession of a registration certificate issued by Clinical Officers Council
ART and PrEP certificate will be an added advantage
Experience:Two (2) years’ relevant experience working in a clinical setting

Skills and Attributes:

Good Interpersonal / Communication skills
Good report writing skills
Results orientated
Good Leadership skills
Teamwork and Cooperation
Motivation and Innovation
Relevant computer skills