AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

State Nursing Coordinator

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is recruiting for Full time State Nursing Coordinator

Job Description

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not-for-profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Healthcare Foundation is registered in Nigeria as Foundation for AIDS Care Prevention and Advocacy in Nigeria but Collectively referred to as AHF-Nigeria. AHF-Nigeria works in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health to provide free HIV/AIDS services; HIV prevention and treatment (ART), capacity building and advocacy in resource-constrained settings.

AHF-Nigeria currently operates in 7 states including; Benue, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross River, Anambra, Akwa Ibom and supports numerous clinics country wide. The organization now seeks to hire highly competent, dynamic and experienced persons to fill the position below:

Job Title: State Nursing Coordinator

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 5 years

Location Benue

Job Field: Medical / Healthcare   NGO/Non-Profit  
 
Reports to: Senior Regional Medical Manager

Job Summary

  • The State Nursing Coordinator would work closely with the State Coordinator/Regional Coordinator in ensuring smooth implementation of the ART service delivery in the state.
  • He /She will directly supervise the nurses’ cadre in providing topnotch HIV care, treatment and prevention programs. Operational lead of the Nursing care and ART task shifting system within the state, by so doing implement high quality care in line with the direction of the Country office technical leads.
  • This position is crucial to the achievement of AHF Nigeria’s programmatic targets and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 supervisor.

 

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    5

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Requirements, Education and Experience

    • University graduate in Nursing - BSc or its Equivalent.
    • MPH degree would be an added advantage
    • At least 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.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
    • Ability to write reports and communicate effectively.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application (CV and Cover Letter as one document) to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org Kindly indicate the position and the location you are applying for as the subject of your e-mail.

    Note

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Also, your application document must be saved in your full name preferably in MS word format.
    • AIDS Healthcare Foundation an Equal Opportunity Employ

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    About AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
    AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a Los Angeles-based global nonprofit provider of HIV prevention services, testing, and healthcare for HIV patients. AHF currently provides medical care and services to more than 600,000 individuals in 15 U.S. states and 36 countries worldwide.AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF),a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 606413 people in 36 countries. We are the largest provide...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    December 5, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Experience
    Minimum of 5years
    Location
    Benue
    Deadline
    December 17, 2019
    Specialization
    Medical/ Health /NGO / Community Services
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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