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John Karisa

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Degree: Bachelor's Degree
Career Level: Experienced
Occupation: Healthcare
Career Title: Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other
Target Title: Case manager, Case manager
Target Locations: colorado springs, CO , milwaukee, WI , milwaukee, WI
Skills: Highly experienced in HIV counselling and Testing,Care and treatment and clients retention strategies;
Goal: Provide standard package of care to people living with HIV.
HighLight: I am competent in HIV care and treatment to children and adults living with HIV that includes initiating and monitoring patients on ARVs through viral load testing, managing opportunistic infections, providing basic information on HIV and AIDs to patients through group sessions, empower people with information on nutrition ,establishing retention strategies such as defaulter tracing systems, support groups ,implementation of case management and differentiated care models in health facilities, developing monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and budgeting, report writing, and documenting life changing stories . I have also made strategic partnerships with other stakeholders as well as represent the project and organization in various stakeholders’ forums both at county and regional level to leverage on resources and skills.
Certification: I hold Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology and Associate degree in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
Honor: Courage Award Winner Awarded by Pathfinder International in Boston, USA
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John Karisa is Case manager, Case manager(Healthcare) from Malindi,Kenya Kenya.

Experience


Pathfinder International Malindi, coast Kenya
Industry: Health
07/01/2016 - current
Service Delivery/Clinical Manager
• Providing technical and programmatic assistance in areas within the continuum of clinical and support services in HIV and TB program
• Planning and coordinating project activities at the health facilities and other project catchments areas in collaboration with other stakeholders to ensure successful implementation and monitoring of the project. • Providing technical and programmatic assistance in areas within the continuum of clinical and support services in HIV and TB program • Identifying training needs for HCW in HIV and TB and facilitate capacity building of HCW through training, CME and updates. • Providing facilitative supervision and mentorship to staff in care and treatment sites. • Ensure that competencies gained by service providers’ HIV and TB services and integrated services are applied in service provision. • Participate in identification, dissemination and documentation of ‘best practices’ in care and treatment for adoption and possible replication • Collaborate and support the counties in dissemination and implementation of HIV and TB policies and guidelines. • Managing program activities to increase the sustainability of and improve quality of HIV and TB services within government health teams and selected local partner NGOs/CBOs. • Acting as a linkage between CHMT/ Public/CBO/Private sectors with supply chain management system to secure resources for private and public sectors. • Participate in HIV and TB technical working groups and stakeholders’ meetings in Lamu County. • Strengthening Commodity management in Lamu County for HIV and TB supplies and commodities. • Conducting needs assessment for staff and equipment in both public and private sector and advice on required procurements for Lamu County. • Providing technical assistance in annual work planning (AWP) process to the C/SCHMT • Ensure integration of HIV and TB activities into FP, Youth, Gender and MNCH at supported facilities. • Liaising with Community teams for cross cutting issues and to ensure integration. • Writing accurate and clear monthly and /quarterly reports for the HIV and TB program and ensure timely submission to line supervisor • Review Lamu County HIV and TB monthly data before submission to supervisor • Ensure accurate and timely data reporting for the relevant HIV and TB program
Pathfinder International Malindi, coast Kenya
Industry: Health
04/2013 - 06/2016
Service Delivery Manager
• Provide technical and programmatic assistance in areas within the continuum of clinical and support services in HIV and TB program, Malaria, Nutrition, family planning, reproductive health and maternal Neonatal Child Health.
• Provided facilitative supervision and mentorship to staff in care and treatment sites. • Support Lab networking where CD4 samples and DBS for Viral load and PCR are transported from peripheral facilities across the county to testing laboratory at Lamu district hospital and Coast general provincial hospital • Support establishment and strengthening of patient’s retention strategies such as ART defaulter tracing mechanism and support groups to ensure all client enrolled remain in care. • Supported and participated in ART integrated outreaches in hard-to-reach areas of Lamu County to ensure increased access to quality ART, HTC, RHFP, MNCH and Nutrition services • Supported and participated in quarterly ART, PMTCT performance review meetings • Ensured linkage with M&E team for compilation of data from the project sites/facilities and monthly service statistics from CHRIOs. • Liaise with other technical officers to support CHMTs/CUs in the provision of services including information/education in HIV/TB/RH/FP/MNCH/Malaria/Nutrition in health facilities and communities. • Prepared monthly and quarterly reports of all activities and forward the same to the Technical Advisor
Pathfinder International Malindi, coast Kenya
Industry: Health
03/2011 - 03/2013
Service Delivery Coordinator
• Provided technical assistance and support to health workers which ensured provision of quality HIV care to adult and children this included initiating and Monitoring of ARV as well as managing opportunistic infections in accordance with GOK guidelines and requirements
• Planned, coordinated and participated in HIV, TB, Malaria, Maternal and child health, Reproductive health and Family planning activities in Health facilities and community • Provide facilitative supervision and mentorship to staff in care and treatment sites • Collaborated and supported CHMTs in dissemination and implementation of HIV & other related policies, standards and guidelines. • Supported District health management team and participate in running health education on TB, HIV, reproductive health, family planning and malaria in health facilities and communities • Supported the establishment and strengthen ART defaulter tracing mechanism to ensure all client enrolled remain in care. • Worked with District management teams to ensure constant and regular supply of TB, ART and rapid HIV test Kits • Prepared monthly and quarterly reports of all activities
Bomu Medical Clinic Malindi, Coast Kenya
Industry: Health
11/2010 - 03/2011
Clinical officer (comprehensive care Centre Department)
• Provided Clinical and support services to people living with HIV which included: Initiation of treatment to children and adults living with HIV, Monitoring clients on ARVs through Viral load tests, managing opportunistic infections, providing basic information on HIV and AIDs to patients through group sessions, Empowered people with information on nutrition, encourage preventive behavior and helping HIV positive clients and those close to them cope with the diagnosis.
• Provided clinical and support services to patients with various medical conditions which included treatment of minor ailments, providing Counseling and testing services, Initiating and monitoring clients on ARVs, visit transport companies for HIV/AIDs sensitization, distributed male and female condoms to track drivers and patients. • Organized and conducted monthly and quarterly partner’s meetings • Prepared and submitted comprehensive monthly health, operation and financial reports to North Star alliance head office

Education


Kenya Medical Training College, Portreitz Campus mombasa, coast, Kenya
09/2004 - 07/2007
Degree: Associate's Degree
Major:Clinical Medicine and Surgery
I hold an Associate Degree in Clinical medicine and Surgery
Mount Kenya University mombasa, coast, Kenya
09/2015 - 12/2018
Degree: Bachelor's Degree
Major:Counselling Psychology-Social Sciences
I hold Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology,Second class Honours-Upper Division

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