Nurse Clinician in Anambra, Nigeria

Industry
NGO
Specialization
NonProfit Organization Management
Minimum Qualification
Professional Qualification
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Contract
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

  • The ART nurse assists the clinician in ensuring smooth implementation of the ART service delivery within the facility.
  • He/She will directly supervise the community HIV prevention programs.
  • This position is crucial to the achievement of AHF Nigeria's programmatic targets and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based care in HCT Prevention,ART, PMTCT, arid TB services.
  • Provides skilled nursing procedures (i.e dressing changes).
  • Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
  • Performs phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered.
  • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
  • May act as team leader to assist with the provision and supervision to patient care.
  • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Provides patent and family education.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
  • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
  • Reports significant changes in the patients physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.
  • Establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.
  • Ensures that all disseminated protocols are strictly adhered to by site staff.
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all services provided.
  • Implement operational research protocols to answer important questions within AHF's treatment and prevention programs.
  • Any other duty designated by the supervisor

 

Responsibilities

  • Location: Anambra, Benue, Cross River (6 positions)

Requirements

  • University graduate in Nursing or its equivalent.
  • At least one year post NYSC experience in HIV program management.
  • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
  • Must be highly organized, committed and capable of effective multitasking
  • Proficiency in computer an added advantage

 

 

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