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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

State Nursing Coordinator at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

Position: State Nursing Coordinator

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIIES:
  •  In close collaboration with the state coordinating team, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.
  •  Coordinates the provision of quality nursing care within the state.
  •  Ensures that medication administration is within the scope of practice of the licensee.
  • Directs nursing care in the state including outpatients, in patients care.
  • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
  • Acts as a team leader for with the provision and supervision of high quality patient care in AHF supported facilities in the state.
  • Audits Chart notes and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Supervises the provision of patient and family education in AHF 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.
  • Provides leadership to nursing team to establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.
  • 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.
KEY RESULT AREAS
  • Quality of HIV treatment and TB services at the site.
  • Facility based HIV prevention program indicators.
  • HIV Care Task Shifting Indicators
Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
  •  MPH degree would be an added advantage
  • At least 3-5 years’ 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.
How to apply?

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