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Job Title: Art Nurse and Prevention Program Coordinator

Company: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Location: Nigeria

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Job Field: Medical/ Health/ Safety

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Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 200,000 patients in 28 countries. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is in Nigeria AHF-Nigeiia collaborates with the Federal Governments 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.

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To meet the above needs, the Program wishes to recruit dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented candidate to fill in the position above:

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Job Summary:

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.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-   In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based care in HCT-Prevention, ART PMTCT, and TB service.

-    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.

-    supervise community program staff and ensure achievement of target as wells timely preparation and dissemination of report.

-    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 Country Program Manager.

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Key Result Areas:

-    Quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site.

-    HIV prevention program indicators.

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Education and Experiences:

-    University graduate in Nursing.

-    At least one year experience in HIV program management.

-    Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.

-    Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.

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