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Nursing Vacancies at the Population Council
Date Posted: 09/May/2013

 

Population Council is an international, non-profit, non-governmental institution that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and help achieve a humane, equitable and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council's major program areas are HIV& AfDS. Reproductive Health and Poverty, Gender, and Youth. The Council conducts biomedical; social science and public health research and helps build research capacities in developing countries. The Population Council works in collaboration with a broad range of Nigerian institutions.
 
Due to expansion of its activities, the Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the following position:
Job Title: Nurse/Counselor
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Kaduna
 
Job Description 
The successful candidate will provide HIV counseling and testing, HIV/STI prevention education and STI syndromic management and other primary health care services at a newly established community-based outpatient clinic for men and their sexual partners who engage in high risk behaviors that predispose them to increased risks of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and perform other related duties as assigned. 
 
Qualifications: 
The ideal candidate must have: 
Minimum of Bachelors of Nursing degree 
Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria 
Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in a public or private clinic or hospital 
Basic computer skills and knowledge ofMS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 
Ability and willingness to travel within the state and country when needed 
Trained and certified HIV andAIDS counselor 
Strong analytic and communication skills, ability to write clearly under time pressure
 
How To Apply
Qualified candidates should follow instructions below:
1) Send an application letter stating your current salary and salary expectations and resume to nigeria@popcouncil.org.
2) Clearly statae the position title for which you are applying and your full names - starting with the surname first, then other names (eg. Financial Accountant - BEN, Shehu Ekong) - in the subject area  of the email
3. All attachments must be in PDF format.
 
Application Deadline Date
Closes by Thursday, May 16th, 2013.
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