Mar 05, 2020

Ugu NIMART Nurse

  • CareWorks
  • Ugu, South Africa
Full time Nurse

Job Description

EMPLOYMENT TYPE Contract – Event Based Linked to Funding
START DATE Immediately

Degree/Diploma in Nursing with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
NIMART Qualified with valid Dispensing Licence is essential – candidates who do not have a Dispensing Licence will not be assessed
Diploma in Clinical Assessment, diagnosis and treatment will be advantageous
Postgraduate training in Primary Health Care Nursing or Public Health is highly desirable
5 years' proven experience in working in a primary health care setting
Must have extensive experience in HIV, AIDS and STI treatment and care
Must have experience in managing patients on ART
Previous experience working with the private sector (private GP/retail pharmacies/private clinic) is advantageous
Expert knowledge of South African HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Management guidelines
Registration with the South African Nursing Council (current)
Familiar with TIER.Net advantageous
Intermediate computer literacy and report writing
Valid Code 08 Drivers licence is mandatory

EXPERIENCE Experienced counsellor

SALARY RANGE Market Related – To be discussed
Inherent requirements of the position:

Strong administration background
Good problem-solving skills
A proactive nature
Excellent people and motivational skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; good command of the English language
Ability and willingness to travel extensively
Ability to work non-traditional hours which will include weekends

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Clinical assessment of MSM to deliver a comprehensive package of care including HIV diagnosis and treatment (ART), STI diagnosis and treatment and PrEP for high-risk negative clients
Assessment for ART initiation according to SA Guidelines as well as WHO staging, same day initiation, UTT, etc
Taking clinical history and conducting physical examination
Collect bloods at initiation and later follow-up as per guideline (6th and 12th month intervals)
Dispensing of ART treatment to eligible clients
Conduct adherence counselling
Follow up support of ART initiated clients
Referral of TB clients according to National TB clients
Work with local DoH to procure commodities for HTS, ART and STI Treatment and clinical stationery;
Manage and supervise a working and up-to-date dispensary to record all stock received and dispensed
Collect and collate monthly stats for reporting to funders and DoH
Work with lay counsellors, linkage officer and Patient Management Counsellors to trace defaulting treatment clients and re-link into care
Coordinate the safe disposal of medical waste and correct recording of supporting documents in this regard
Performs other duties as assigned

To apply:

Submit your application
Your application must contain ALL of the following:
A cover letter motivating your application

Submit your up to date CV with accompanying certificates
State the position you are applying for and location in the subject line of the email application

Please take note of the following before submitting an application:

Ensure that you meet the all of the requirements of the position (educational, inherent requirements as well as required experience)
Unless otherwise stated CareWorks will not pay relocation costs for candidates who wish to take up a position in another town or province
Please note:

CareWorks reserves the right not to fill this vacancy and to withdraw the advertisement for this position at any stage during the recruitment process
We are committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions
Due to high volumes of applications only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us 2 weeks after the application deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful

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