Senior Nursing Officer, Awuapila Clinic at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a legally registered NGO operating in Nigeria. AHF Nigeria collaborates with Federal Government of Nigeria and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key stakeholders to deliver quality and comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, Care and Support, HIV counseling, and testing, Prevention, Nutrition and Psychosocial services to people living with HIV/AIDS.To meet the above needs, the Program wishes to recruit dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fill in the vacant position below:Job Title: Senior Nursing Officer, Awuapila ClinicReq No: 2017-6399 Location: NigeriaCategory: Healthcare Center Operations Type: Regular Full-TimeOverviewDoes the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!ResponsibilitiesIn close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.Supervises the provision of skilled nursing procedures (i.e. dressing changes).Ensures that medication administration is within the scope of practice of the licensee.Directly performs or monitors the provision of phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered.Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.Acts as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care in the health facilities.Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.Supervises the provision of patient and family education in supported health facilities.Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.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.Supports the ART nurses to establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.Supervise community program staff and ensure achievement of targets as well as timely preparation and dissemination of reports.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.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. 

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