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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
  • 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 Clinical Coordinator & State Nursing Cordinator.

    Job Summary

    • The senior Nursing Officer would work closely with the clinician/Site Coordinator 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 Responsibilites

    • In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quaIity, 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 and/or 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,N 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 Nurse Manager.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    • University graduate in Nursing or equivalent.
    • At least three (3) 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.
    • Ability to write reports and communicate effectively.
    • Sensitivily to ethics and confidentiality of HIVIAIDS client issues.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application (CV and Cover Letter as one document) to: [email protected] Kindly indicate the position and the Location you are applying for as the subject of the email.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Also your application document must be saved in your full name preferably in MS Word or PDF format.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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