Relief OI ART Direct Service Delivery Nurses (Part time): Gweru, Kwekwe, Gokwe, Mberengwa
- Number of Vacancy: 0
- Category: Health Care
- Job Level: Mid Level
- Working Hours: 0
- Years of Experience 2
- Salary Range: $-
- Job Location: Multiple Locations
- Preferred Age: 0 (years)
- Required Education: Degree
- Vacancy Nature: Fixed Term Contract
Relief OI ART Direct Service Delivery Nurses (Part time): Gweru, Kwekwe, Gokwe, Mberengwa EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions: Relief OI ART Direct Service Delivery Nurses (Part time): Gweru, Kwekwe, Gokwe, Mberengwa Position Summary The OI/ART Direct Service Delivery (DSD) Nurse is a registered nurse seconded to MOHCC OIART departments within high volume health care facilities. The OIART DSD nurse will be assigned to work at a heath facility under the guidance designated Sister-in-Charge and technical supervision of the District HIV Care and Treatment Coordinator. Duties and Responsibilities Provide pre and post – HIV confidential counselling and testing. Perform rapid HIV testing on all clients (adults, adolescents and children) that have consented to testing/re-testing and interpret the results to the clients. Perform viral load DBS sample collection on infants and counsel caregivers Counsel HIV-positive clients and link them to ART initiation. Counsel HIV-negative clients and link them to prevention counselling and support Screen all HIV positive clients for TB and STIs and make appropriate referrals. Ensure the number of patients who are transitioned to currently recommended ART regimens, considering stock availability. This includes using preferred ART regimens at initiation of treatment and switching patients currently on ART to optimal regimens. Facilitate linkage between HIV testing, diagnosis, care, support and treatment Link and refer clients to facility and community based Psychosocial Support Services. Provide routine follow-up and monitoring of clients (including scheduling interpreting Viral Load and CD4 test results) and provide adherence support to clients provided with results. Support identification of clients who are defaulting ARVs for tracking, tracing and retention into care. Report MER-recommended regimen disaggregation for TX CURR. Record and maintain filing system for all client records as per MOHCC and FH1360 procedures.
Qualifications and Experience Diploma/Degree or relevant Nursing qualification, RGN or PCN. Registration with Nurses Council of Zimbabwe. Certificate in Rapid HIV Testing and Counselling is a must. Minimum of 2 years Ol/ART experience. Class 3 license or willingness to ride a motorbike is a must.
To apply send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] including your preferred area in the subject line. Closing date for applications is Friday 22 January 2021. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and interviews will begin as soon as sufficient CVs are received even before the deadline. Candidates should be based in the locations applied for FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer