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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2019
    Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
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  • Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF),a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 350,000 patients in 36 countries. We are the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S. A truly independent voice in our mission to rid the world of AIDS, AHF’s opera...
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    Senior Nursing Officer

    Reports to: State Nursing Coordinator

    Job Summary

    • The Senior Nursing Officer would work closely with the clinician in ensuring smooth implementation of the ART service delivery within the facility
    • He / She will directly supervise the ART nurse in providing topnotch HIV care treatment and prevention programs.
    • This position is crucial to the achievement of AHF Nigeria’s programmatic targets and objectives.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence-based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.
    • Supervises the provision of skilled nursing procedures (i.e. dressing changes).
    • Ensures that medication administration is within the scope of practice of the licensee.
    • Directly performs or monitors the provision of phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered.
    • Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
    • Acts as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care in the health facilities.
    • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
    • Supervises the provision of patient and family education in 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 an Wor to the medical provider.
    • Supports the ART nurses to establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.
    • 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.
    • 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 State Nursing Coordinator.

    Education and Experience

    • University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
    • At least two years’ experience in HW program management.
    • Knowledge of Minimum Prevention Package for Nigeria is highly essential.
    • Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their email-application (Cover Letter and CV as one document in MS Word or PDF format) to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org mentioning the position applied for as subject of the email.

    Note

    • The document (Cover Letter and CV as one document) must be saved in the applicat full name
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • AIDS Healthcare Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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