Centre for Positive Care: x2 Professional Nurse

Centre for Positive Care
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Employment

PROFESSIONAL NURSE x2

The Centre for Positive Care (CPC) is a Limpopo based NGO operating in three provinces namely Limpopo, Gauteng and North West, with a vision that all sex workers receive high quality treatment, care and support proving their quality of life and productivity, it even supporting the National Strategic Plan of South Africa in reducing HIV, STI and TB ensuring greater participation and involvement of targeted beneficiaries in community systems strengthening and reproductive health and rights services.

CPC seeks to appoint one (2) professional Nurse Red Umbrella programme under NACOSA based in Gauteng and North West Province, the person will report to programme Manager.

Requirements

  • Grade 12, National Diploma / Degree  in  general nursing,  community science
  • Registration with the SANC as a professional Nurse
  • Training of HIV/AIDS,  STI, and TB
  • 5 Years Experience in nursing
  • Computer Literacy certificate / diploma
  • Nim ART training will be an added  advantage
  • A Valid Drivers Lincence  C1

Role and responsibilities 

  • Preparation of outreach visits , ordering and control of stock
  • Give health talks on STI,  TB & HCT prevention and Screening of HCT, TB and STI 
  • Facilitate the optimal of assess, examine and diagnose patients clinical condition
  • Work with Nurses and counsellors to ensure high quality counselling is provided to clients
  • Ensure that the client’s information is accurately collected, maintained and responsible for keeping confidential information of the clients and maintaining confidentiality at all time.
  • Proper referrals for all clients tested positive and suspects cases for TB and STI
  • Report writing, coordinating interaction with Primary Health Care clinics and the appropriate referral of patience.
  • Analysing symptoms and conducting specific examinations or conducting tests and physical assessments
  • Interpreting or seeking clarity from clinical supervisor on specific test results and providing clients with an explanation on treatment sequence according to protocol, policy and guidelines.
  • Making a Nursing diagnosis according to protocol and guidelines
  • Prescribing/ administering the necessary medication/drugs in required dosage to control infection in line with policy guideline
  • Implementing and integrating policy and programmes relating to PHC – women’s health, SRH, HTS, TB screening
  • Consulting and managing HIV positive clients with opportunistic infection according to policy, protocol and guidelines – referring appropriately.
  • Attending to Trauma and medical emergencies according to protocol, policies and Guidelines
  • Attending to referrals from peer educators  and Attending to follow up ART clients   
  • Forming support group for key population clients

Personal Attributes and skills

  • Be a matured and ethical individual with high personal standards of trustworthy, honesty and accountable
  • Be able and willing to occasionally travel
  • Have excellent report writing skills
  • Be self-motivated, able to work under pressure and deliver on deadlines
  • Have passion to work with young adults
  • Be able to work both alone and in teams

Closing date: Friday 19 August 2016 at 16:30 PM, if you should not receive any response to your application from CPC within one (1) month of this advert please consider your application as being unsuccessful. No later application will be considered after the closing date.
To apply: If you are interested in this position, please qout the source of this advetisement in your application letter and send  your application letter, CV, certified copies of qualifications  to:  Admistration Officer, Centre for Positive Care, PO Box 817, SIBASA, 0970 or e-mail to lufunoportia@gmail.com  for inqueries contact  Lufuno Portia Mbedzi to (Tell: 0159632012)

Location: 
Gauteng

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