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ART Nurse Job at AIDS Healthcare Foundation Nigeria
« on: Apr 04, 2013, 12:31 PM »
Job Title: ART Nurse

Location: Benue, Nigeria

Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Sector: NGO

Responsibilities:  

•   To coordinate the daily patient care activities

•   Clinic triage ensuring that critically ill patients get immediate attention

•   Organizes regular site, community and outreach & writes monthly reports

•   Provides support and counseling to the patient, family and othercarers.

•   Gives information and counseling concerning opportunistic infections, medication adherence and care needed to patients and relatives.

•   Supports mentoring and training programs.

•   Conslantly disseminates knowledge regarding appropriate care to other health professionals, volunteers and family members.

•   Coordinates treatment adherence support group activities

Qualifications and Skills:

•   A diploma in Nursing with training in HIV care and treatment.(inciuding ART initiation)

•   Minimum of 2-3 years experience in HIV care and treatment.

•   Sound knowledge of management of minor HIV associated opportunistic infections.

•   Ability to network effectively with partners and others to identify and respond to opportunities in HIV care.

•   Advanced computer skills, including the ability to type quickly and to use Microsoft Office products, email, and internet;

•   Ability to operate a scanner/printer machine.

•   Good training facilitation skills.

Note: This position requires a significant amount of travel within the rural communities.

Deadline 15th April, 2013.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international non-governmental organization based in Los Angeles, USA, and currently implementing HIV programs in 25 countries across Africa, Asia, Central America and Eastern Europe. The Nigeria program (AHF Nigeria) provides free HIV treatment and prevention services in collaboration with the Federal ministry of health. Our advocacy department works to provide a platform where key issues affecting access to HIV testing and treatment as well rights of people living positively can be addressed. We currently implement comprehensive anti retroviral services in government clinics in Benue, Kogi and the FCT. Our clinic sites are located in rural communities, where access to care remains challenging.

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