VMMC Surgeon at APHIAplus Western Kenya in Kisumu – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies
APHIAPLUS Western Kenya in collaboration with the Government of Kenya (GOK) is implementing a five year project funded by USAID in Nyanza and Western provinces to increase use of quality health services, products and information and social determinants of health for improved well-being of the targeted communities and populations. APHIAplus Western Kenya, in collaboration with the Ministries of Health, is currently seeking highly talented and hardworking individuals to be part of a dynamic team that will scale up access to Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) services in the Nyanza and Western provinces.
All applicants must demonstrate an ability and eagerness to work flexibly, efficiently, diplomatically, and within a team-based environment.
Applications are invited for the following positions which will be hired on one year fixed contracts to work in mobile VMMC teams.
The VMMC Surgeon will work under the guidance of the APHIAplus Western Kenya Technical Advisor for VMMC. S/he will serve as lead for a 4-person VMMC mobile team, and be held accountable for the team’s performance.
Duties and responsibilities
Perform screening and medical evaluation of clients in readiness for medical male circumcision
provide voluntary male medical circumcision to eligible clients as per national guidelines
Perform post-operative reviews for circumcised clients, including managing any complications arising from the medical circumcision and making referrals as appropriate
Provide supervision and support to VMMC staff working at APHIAplus Western Kenya-supported health facilities offering VMMC services.
Be in possession of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing from a recognized medical training college
Be currently registered by the Clinical Officers Council/Nursing Council of Kenya
Be trained and certified on VMMC
Have at least 3 years’ experience in VMMC surgery
Have demonstrated capacity to serve as a team leader
For full details about the duties and requirements for these positions, please visit: www.jobs-jhpiego.icims.com
If you believe you meet the relevant criteria for any of the positions above, please submit your application with a detailed CV with references, stating your current position, e-mail and telephone contacts.
To be considered your application must be received by 14th May 2012 by email, post or delivered to the offices listed below:
APHIAplus Western Kenya,
Attn: VMMC Advisor, Mega City Mall, 1st Floor,
P.O Box 19128-40123, Mega City,
or By Email: HRemail@example.com
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.