Senior Nursing Officer Vacancy at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) – Abuja and Benue
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Abuja, Nigeria
4d ago
source : MyJobNigeria

INTRODUCTION : -

Senior Nursing Officer job opportunity is available at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) for individuals who possess relevant qualiufications.

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.
  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -

  • 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.
  • DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -

  • 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.
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