Clinician/Lead Surgeon/Assistant Surgeon, Assistant Surgeon, VMMC Counselor, Infection Prevention Officer at Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB)

On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) is a Global NGO in Kenya working in collaboration with the IMPACT Research and Development (IRDO) and Ministry of Health to provide Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) activities in Nairobi, Siaya and Homabay County.
Founded in 1928 and rooted in the healing ministry of Jesus, CMMB works collaboratively to provide quality healthcare programs and services, without discrimination, to people in need around the world. 
CMMB is seeking to recruit Locum staffs that will support the implementation of the activities of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) in Nairobi, Siaya and Homabay County during April RRI Period.
 
Clinician / Lead Surgeon / Assistant Surgeon
 
 Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Work with CMMB teams to meet the assigned target.
  • Ensures screening and consenting is done for VMMC clients before surgery as recommended by the guidelines.
  • Ensure proper treatment of STI for VMMC clients and follow up as recommended by guidelines
  • Provides surgical procedures to eligible VMMC clients
  • Ensure VMMC clients are done post op follow up
  • Ensures that all VMMC adverse events are well managed and reported.
  • Ensures that VMMC data is captured accurate and reported consistently to the MOH and entered in the data base.
  • Ensure daily summaries are reported to the relevant officers.
  • Over sees mobilization activities within the catchment area.
  • Responsible for rational use of Company’s assets and resources including vehicles.
  • Ensures proper storage, quantification and safety of VMMC supplies within the sites.
  • Submit monthly program reports to the program manager.
  • Provide leadership in professional development of staffs within the site.
  • Ensures safety, custody and functionality of CMMB equipment and other assets within the site.
Key Qualifications
  • Diploma holder in Clinical Medicine or nursing
  • Must be registered with Council of clinical officers or the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Must be trained in VMMC service provision.
  • Past experience in Male circumcision program an added advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must exhibit flexibility in time management and be able to work for longer hours to beat tight deadlines
  • Basic knowledge on Computer mandatory.
Assistant Surgeon
 
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Perform preoperative and post-operative management of VMMC clients.
  • Provide supervision to the Infection control officer.
  • Ensures safety, custody and functionality of CMMB equipment and other assets within the site.
  • Ensure availability of VMMC supplies and proper inventory management of the same within the site.
  • Assist or Perform surgical procedures to eligible VMMC clients.
  • Ensure VMMC clients are done post op follow up and documented.
  • Ensures that all VMMC adverse events are well managed and reported.
  • Ensures that VMMC data is captured accurate and reported consistently to the MOH and entered in the data base.
  • Ensures proper storage, quantification and safety of VMMC supplies within the sites
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor
Key Qualifications:
  • Diploma holder in Nursing / Clinical Medicine.
  • Must be registered with relevant professional body of Kenya.
  • Must exhibit flexibility in time management and be able to work for longer hours to beat tight deadlines
  • Past experience in Male circumcision program is an added advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic knowledge on Computer mandatory.
VMMC Counselor
 
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Facilitate client registration.
  • Provide Education to the clients.
  • Provide HIV testing to clients opting for HIV test.
  • Provide information on consenting for VMMC procedures
  • Correctly quantify, request and report HIV test kit consumption using CDRR.
  • Ensure proper storage of HIV test Kits.
  • Ensure daily and monthly summaries are done.
  • Participate in proficiency testing.
  • Ensure client confidentially is kept.
  • Ensure client referral and linkage is done as recommended and as necessary.
  • Ensure PITC data is accurately captured and reported to MOH and CMMB
  • Any other duty or responsibility assigned by the immediate supervisor or management.
  • Work with Data officers to ensure all the M&E tools are available in the site
Key Qualifications:
  • Diploma in HTC /PITC Counseling certified by NASCOP.
  • Trained or previous experience in MC program an added advantage
  • Must exhibit flexibility in time management and be able to work for longer hours to beat tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic knowledge in computer.
Infection Prevention Officer
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Reports to the VMMC nurse.
  • Ensure theatre cleaning schedule is kept.
  • De-contaminate surgical instruments
  • Operate sterilization equipment safely.
  • Sterilize surgical instruments and linen.
  • Manage waste disposal.
  • Ensure Equipment are maintained and routinely serviced
  • Any other duty allocated by the immediate supervisor.
Key Qualifications:
  • Must be KCSE certificate holder.
  • Trained in VMMC infection control.
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili.
  • Must exhibit flexibility in time management and be able to work for longer hours to beat tight deadlines
Submit you’re CV, Cover letter, testimonials and three referees and daytime telephone to [email protected] to be received on or before Wednesday 23rd 2016.
 Late applications will not be considered. 
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
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