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Registered Nurse/Midwife

Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.

We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Contact Person: Vacancy 12

Location: Luapula

Contract type: Fixed Term

Contract duration: 18 months

Reporting to: District Clinical Coordinator

Job grade: P7

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ordinary level (GCSE)/ Grade Twelve plus Diploma Clinical Medicine
  • ART Management Training, HIV Counselling, ART adherence
  • Experience working in ART management facility and PHC
  • Health Care and community-based health programming for HIV.
  • HIV Nurse Prescriber Training an added advantage and fully registered member of GNC

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma Nursing/ Midwifery, Advanced Certificate Nursing/Midwifery
  • Health care service delivery background
  • Prior experience working in HIV Management/Control
  • Knowledge of various ART related Documentation
  • Understanding of health facility screening tools, registers, clients files and other necessary health documents
  • Understanding of Lab baselines and investigations

Technical and Behavioural Competencies:

  • Implement test and start
  • Rapid Mop up of Pre-ART patients
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Honest, trustworthy, hardworking and dedicated
  • Identify and enrol people on ART
  • Data collection and data review skills
  • Interactive and team building skills
  • Strong background in healthcare systems

Key Performance Areas:

  • Screen and Implement test and start
  • Ensuring all people who pass through all health facility departments are tested, those that are positive are enrolled in care.
  • Work hand in hand with healthy facility staff, community health workers and community leaders.
  • Reviewing and QC of Health files and taking the appropriate action
  • Initiate treatment to all HIV positive patients in the Pre-ART registers as tracked from way back before Test and Start
  • Identify undiagnosed People Living with HIV (PLWHIV) using a strategic mix of testing services within and outside facilities to maximize yield and ensure immediate linkage to ART.
  • Work with Pharmacy and Lab to strengthen the supply chain management and logistics of HIV testing kits and pharmaceutical commodities to meet demand.

How to Apply

By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.

Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

Submit your CV to the email below:

Email applications to
vacancy12@righttocare.org
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