Fresher Nursing Officer US Non-profit Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Nursing
Officer

Organization:
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda

Reports to: HIV
Clinic Manager

About US:

The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through
research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global
leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and
at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children,
and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful
work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS
has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children
have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently
implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.

Job Summary:  The Nursing Officer will take charge of the
nursing functions of the HIV clinic.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare periodic schedules and activity plans for nursing services
    within the HIV & TB Clinic.
  • Coordinate management and utilization of resources and logistics
    required for nursing services within the HIV/TB Clinic.
  • Actively participate in dissemination of nursing protocols including
    guidelines and job aids.
  • Organise and coordinate the activities of the nursing staffs at the
    clinic.
  • Provide support Supervision and coaching of other nursing staff at
    the clinic.
  • Participate in providing nursing care, counselling and support to
    patients.
  • Streamline client flow within the triaging areas of the clinic and
    Make decisions on the patients to be referred to clinicians.
  • Assesses patients to determine the most appropriate nursing care
    they require and advise the doctors accordingly.
  • Monitor and supervise provision of quality nursing care in line with
    MOH guidelines.
  • Supervise and monitor data capture within both client assessment
    tools and clinic registers.
  • Leads conduction of data led nursing review meetings to monitor the
    quality of nursing care in the clinic.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports on nursing activities at the
    clinic.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the EGPAF Nursing Officer job must hold a Diploma
    in Nursing. However Degree in Nursing [Bachelors of Science in Nursing] is
    an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience in Management of
    HIV/AIDS Patients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of counselling and guidance
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Integrity
  • Emotional control
  • Patience.
  • Empathy.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
to this address;

The Senior Human
Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A
Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda

E-mail to: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org

Deadline: 28th June 2019

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