Job Title: ART Nurse
Company: Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Job Type: Full Time
Experience: 1 year
Job Field: Medical / Health
Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF), is a legally registered NGO operating in Nigeria, AHF-Nigeria collaborates with the Federal Government of Nigeria and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key. To meet the above needs, the program wishes to recruit dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fill the following vacant position above.
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. – 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.
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
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