Biomedical Officer – The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity – Nairobi

Job Summary:
The Biomedical Officer will provide and lead biomedical interventions at the DREAMS ward, including STI screening and syndromic management, HIV testing services, contraceptive method mix, post violence care management, and pre and post exposure prophylaxis, to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) accessing DREAMS services.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Screen and provide ALL required biomedical intervention/services including STI screening and syndromic management, HIV testing services, contraceptive method mix, Post Rape Care management, PEP, PrEP and other clinical services in the DREAMS clinics.
Support and track referral completion for male sexual partners linked for required biomedical services including VMMC and HTS.
Build the knowledge and capacity of ward staff and mentors on HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and other HIV prevention interventions through mentorship, training, and facility level continuous medical education.
Work with facility staff and community teams to sensitize adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) on available biomedical interventions.
Conduct site-level support supervision and mentorship to ensure biomedical service interventions are implemented per national standard and quality parameters.
Lead site level continuous quality improvement (CQI) projects and track performance on digital platform.
Support access to comprehensive HIV care and treatment for AGYWs who sero-convert while in the DREAMS Program.
Participate in CHMTs, SCHMTs DREAMS joint planning and data performance review meetings
Ensure availability of commodities including rapid test kit, PrEP, STI and FP commodities for seamless provision of biomedical interventions.
Prepare site Biomedical activities reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.

Diploma or Degree in Clinical medicine or Nursing
Registered by Clinical officers or Nursing council of Kenya
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in busy health facility and with AGYWs
Training in NASCOP certified HIV prevention and STI management
Skills on youth friendly services
Strong interpersonal and coordination skills

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

Method of Application
Kindly send your application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of three professional referees to on or before 24th April 2023. Applicants are advised to include the title on the subject line.