Nurses (2 positions)

at LVCT Health
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted April 8, 2023
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. We also carry out sexual and reproductive health research – translating our research to policy and practice; providing evidence for HIV policy reforms and service delivery; and developing capacities of indigenous organizations in building sustainable human resources for community HIV Prevention. We give special attention to those with greatest vulnerability to infection and with special service needs – including survivors of sexual violence, persons living with disabilities, men who have sex with men, Youth and Sex Workers. Our offices are in Nairobi, Western Region, Eastern and Central Region and Rift Valley.



  • Provide clinical services to HIV positive clients in the facility as per the national guidelines.
  • Provide HIV counseling and testing services at the facility
  • Strengthen referrals and linkages between PMTCT activities and the Comprehensive Care Clinics
  • Prepare HIV positive patient for immediate initiation of HAART
  • Ensure all HIV positive clients are followed up and retained on treatment by strengthening appointment schedule.
  • Ensure there is a system in place to track missed appointments and treatment interrupters
  • Provide day-to-day technical support of the facility HIV /TB Program as per national guidelines
  • Provide on job training and mentorship to other health care workers using the national ART guideline
  • Oversee Early Infant Diagnosis, care and follow-up of HIV-exposed infants
  • Strengthen linkages between PMTCT, follow-up of HIV-exposed infants (HEI) and Comprehensive Care Clinics
  • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of the PMTCT program at the facility.
  • Establish a work improvement team for the department and ensure monthly meetings are taking place to discuss the quality of care given to clients.
  • Participate in facility Multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Provide adherence counseling to patients on HAART and enhanced adherence support to those who are not virally suppressed.
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring of patients on HAART is done through viral load testing.
  • Undertake assessment, planning and implementation of interventions for addressing patient care problems.
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.
  • Working with other health care providers, promoting the right of patients/clients and maintaining the privacy and dignity of clients/patients and staff.
  • Prepare and implement annual work plan based on department work plan.
  • Using your job description and work plan, to continually appraise yourself and rectify any shortcomings or suggest necessary assistance.
  • Ensure that you undertake requisite professional development activities.
  • Perform any other official duties that may be assigned by the Facility in charge.


  • At least a certificate in Nursing from the Kenya Medical Training College or equivalent institution recognized by the government of Kenya.
  • Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • More than two years’ experience in implementation of PMTCT activities.
  • At least 2 years of clinical nursing and management experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and good report writing skills

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