FHI 360 South Africa: HTA Programme Nurse Mentor

FHI 360 South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 24 January, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

FHI 360 is a global development organisation with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4 400 staff in the United States and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve-improving lives for millions.

FHI 360 South Africa seeks to appoint an Nurse Mentor - HTA Programme.

Location: KwaZulu-Natal

The responsibilities will include:

Technical

  • Assist KZN DoH and other local partners in developing / implementing HTA services in South Africa;
  • Assist health facility staff in integrating key populations services with ANC, TB, STI and other priority health services;
  • Conduct and/or coordinate onsite training programmes in expanding access to key populations;
  • Assist healthcare workers and service outlets in complying with national key populations standards;
  • Provide ongoing mentoring to service outlet staff in improving acceptance of key populations  through better integration of services, increased compliance with standards, among others;
  • Work with service outlet and regional health staff to prioritise problem areas affecting key populations’ services uptake, develop and implement solutions;
  • Assist district and provincial staff in improving supervision and information management of HTA services;
  • Assist HTA service outlets in preparing reports and track performance against district and provincial targets.

Coordination and Collaboration

  • Work with national and local-level Provincial and District  managers and facility staff and other stakeholders to develop implementation strategies and work plans for increasing access to and quality of HTA programme services;
  • Work with Provincial and District  staff in scaling-up successful HTA programme interventions;
  • Liaise with Provincial and District and other partners.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in nursing  and/or public health, biological or health sciences or related discipline;
  • Sound knowledge of the National HIV prevention, treatment and Care Programmes;
  • Sound knowledge of the national health systems and major health issues;
  • Good computer literacy;
  • Good data management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and negotiation skills;
  • Good training, coaching and facilitation skills.

To apply, interested candidates should submit applications including cover letter detailing the position being applied for and a CV demonstrating the relevant experience and qualifications to sa-vacancies@fhi360.org by 24 January 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more about FHI 360, refer to www.fhi360.org.

Location: 
KwaZulu-Natal

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