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NURSE Recruiter / Employer: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

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Job Description

About the Role

Summary

The nurse will assist in the daily running of the clinic to ensure patients get quality and timely care in line with AHF and Kenya government standards. May act as a team leader within the scope of the practice guidelines as dictated by the scope of practice of Nurses.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Assist and work together in support of all the CCC activities with the clinical staff.
  • Integration of healthcare services to CCC target areas- Prevention of Mother to Child – PMTCT, family planning, Cervical Cancer screening, Child Welfare Clinic, etc
  • Provides and assists with the clinical management of patients including ARV treatment preparation, ARV initiation, patient triaging, adherence counselling, OI screening, perform phlebotomy procedures, initiates intravenous infusions, provides patient and family education
  • Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
  • Updates patient records and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Support of the community component of program including outreaches and mobilization for care and support.
  • Organize follow up of clients who have defaulted treatment and care.
  • Lead and participate in CME sessions
  • Support the formation and management patient support groups at the CCC.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality
  • May supervise care given by other cadres including HTS counsellors, ART Aides, etc
  • Attend and participate in team conferences as requested.
  • May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education And/or Experience

  • Diploma in Nursing from a recognized medical training college with 3-5 years of working experience in clinical setting including care of HIV/AIDS clients
  • Registration by the nursing council of Kenya with a valid practice license.

How to Apply

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