COMMUNITY HIV/AIDS NURSE (9 POSITIONS)

  • Full time
  • 3 months ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary 000 / Monthly

Job Description

Partners in Hope — under the Care and Treatment Grant is seeking to recruit highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions and to be based at the facilities:

COMMUNITY HIV/AIDS NURSE (9 POSITIONS) -ACROSS 8 DISTRICTS

JOB SUMMARY
The Community HIV/AIDS Nurse will lead and strengthen index case testing services at Partners in Hope PIH supported facility in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH) staff and other community implementing partners. She/he will focus on direct identification and care of index clients to achieve the 90-90-90 treatment targets for HIV testing, treatment and viral load suppression. S/he will also responsible for cervical cancer screening and treatment in line with MoH guidelines as well as support Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD) models and TB implementation.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In collaboration with health facility staffs ensure that health talks are performed daily in patient waiting areas in relation to HIV testing, retention, viral load, cervical cancer, TB back to care program and other DSD models 1st 90
  • Serve as primary site-level implementer of Index Case testing, Optimized Provider Initiated Testing and Counselling (PITC), including self-testing
  • Coordinate HIV testing at facility and community level, including ICT and HIV self-testing 2nd 90
  • Conduct clinical assessments and initiate ART treatment to newly identified positive index clients eligible for ART, including community-based ART initiation and treatment (for differentiated service delivery e.g. nurse led ART program), TB screening in high burden locations 3rd 90
  • Support scale up of Viral Load (VL) uptake and management of high viral load clients across the entire cascade Cervical cancer
  • Provide quality cervical cancer screening and provide treatment services to pre-cancer patients with available treatment options e.g. Cryotherapy
  • Conduct mentorship on cervical cancer to other technical and support staffs.
  • Take leading role in implementation of Continuous Quality Improvements(CQI) initiatives at PIH supported facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Certified community nurse
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in community health issues particularly HIV/AIDS.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage community members
  • ART provider training HTS certificate is added advantage.

HOW TO APPLY
Eligible candidates meeting the required qualifications and experience above should submit their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), relevant copies of Certificates, three traceable referees, include the Job title in the subject and should deliver their applications either by Hand/Post to:

The Senior HR Manager
Partners In Hope — OHSEC Project
P.O. Box 302,
LILONGWE.
The deadline for receiving applications is Friday 14th August 2020. Please note that only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Partners In Hope thanks all applicants for their interest.

Subscribe

Start receiving jobs alerts directly to your email

Job skills