AIDS Healthcare Foundation Job for a State Nursing Coordinator

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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: State Nursing Coordinator
Req No: 2017-6434
Location: Benue
Category: Healthcare
Type: Regular Full-Time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with the state coordinating team, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.
  • Coordinates the provision of quality nursing care within the state.
  • Ensures that medication administration is within the scope of practice of the licensee.
  • Directs nursing care in the state including outpatients, in patients care.
  • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
  • Acts as a team leader for with the provision and supervision of high quality patient care in AHF supported facilities in the state.
  • Mentors and ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
  • Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.
  • Provides leadership to nursing team to establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.
  • Responsible for identifying training needs, conduct capacity building for health care workers in supported health centers.
  • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling, Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
  • Ensures that all disseminated protocols are strictly adhered to by site staff.
  • Audits Chart notes and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Supervises the provision of patient and family education in AHF supported health facilities.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
  • 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 Nurse Manager.

Key Result Areas:

  • Quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site.
  • Facility based HIV prevention program indicators.
  • HIV Care Task Shifting Indicators

Education and Experinece

  • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
  • MPH degree would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
  • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in HIV program management.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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