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Graduate Nurses (Waru Clinic) Vacancies at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Date Posted: 27/Jun/2017
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a legally registered NGO operating in Nigeria. AHF Nigeria collaborates with Federal Government of Nigeria and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key stakeholders to deliver quality and comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, Care and Support, HIV counseling, and testing, Prevention, Nutrition and Psychosocial services to people living with HIV/AIDS.
 
To meet the above needs, the Program wishes to recruit dynamic, skilled, committed, self-driven and results oriented individuals to fill in the vacant position below:
 
Position: Nurse - Waru Clinic 
 
Req No: 2017-6409 
Location: Abuja
Category: Hidden (22033) 
Type: Regular Full-Time
 
Overview
Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!
 
Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Provides skilled nursing procedures (i.e dressing changes).
* Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
* Performs phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered (provided is certified)
* Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
* May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
* May supervise care given by other VNIPs, Medical Assistants and Phlebotomists.
* Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
* Provides patient and family education as directed by the RN.
* Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
* May assist the nurse manager and/or nurse case manager with the coordination of outside services.
* Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
* Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.
* Other duties may be assigned as needed.
 
Requirements/Qualifications
Education and Experience:
* University graduate in Nursing-BSc or its Equivalent.
* At least one year’s 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.
 
Communication Abilities:
* Excellent report writing, prompt and effective communication using charts and graphs.
 
Mathematical Skills:
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
 
Other Skills and Abilities:
* Required to travel to other locations within and other the State.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues
* Knowledge of excel and PowerPoint programs.
 
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Upcoming American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Course for Health Care Providers

UPCOMING ASHI - ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS) COURSE

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