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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Vacancy in Anambra for ART Nurse (@aidshealthcare)

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to more than 350,000 individuals in 36 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn more about
AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org, find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare. A truly independent voice in our mission to rid the world of HIV/AIDS, AHF’s operating capital comes from our own self-created social enterprises. AHF Pharmacies, thrift stores, health care contracts and other strategic partnerships generate funding that helps AHF provide medical and advocacy services to the thousands of people it serves. Generating and defining new, innovative ways to treatment, prevention and advocacy is the hallmark of AHF’s success. It is currently embarked on a mass testing initiative to identify and treat the 25 million people who don’t know they are infected

Job Title: ART Nurse – Anambra Clinic 1 Nigeria

AIDS Healthcare Foundation – Nigeria

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.

Responsibilities:

    In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based care in HCT-Prevention, ART, PMTCT, and 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 a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
    Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
    Provides patient and family education.
    Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
    Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
    Reports significant changes in the patient’s 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.

Qualifications:

    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 multi-tasking
    Proficiency in computer an added advantage


How to Apply
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