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19 Jan 2023

Contract Enrolled Nurse – THINK

THINK – Posted by jobleak24 Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Enrolled Nurse

Job Description

Enrolled Nurse – THINK

Working Location: Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Salary: Market Related

Work Type: Contract

Full Title: Enrolled Nurse

Closing Date:  15 February 2023

The Employer: THINK

 

Job Descriptions:

One of our best clients is looking for Enrolled Nurse to start working recently.

Main Requirements:

  • Must have Grade 12 – Matric Certificate
  • Must have enrolled Nurse Certificate with current SANC registration
  • Counseling Certificate will be an advantage
  • Must have 2 years’ experience working in HIV/TB environment­
  • Must have valid Driver’s License will be an advantage
  • Other Health related courses (advantageous)
  • Must have experience and a good understanding of referral systems and pathways as well as linkage and retention in care strategies
  • Must have computer literacy
  • Must have clear criminal record
  • Must have previous work experience in NGOs or funded programs will be an advantage.
  • Must have knowledge of HIV strategies, including the UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets, and TB management.

Main Duties:

  • To support to DOH TB facility staff
  • Adherence Counseling in identified patients who require enhanced adherence counseling
  • TB Screening and integrated COVID/ TB screening support
  • Support of TPT implementation
  • To make sure that all initiated patients have been captured on Tier.net or EDRWeb
  • To request files for patients with no outcomes, audit them and ask the Data Clerks to update outcomes on TIER.NET or EDRWeb
  • Every month request a list of patients that needs repeat script for TPT and ensure that the treatment is continued for the prescribed duration according to guidelines.
  • To make sure that all TB presumptive /diagnosed patients have been tested for HIV – if not make note to test them on their next visits.
  • To screen patients for STI, TB by asking the 4 screening questions and refer patients accordingly
  • To work with the TB team to improve the quality of care, retention in care and adherence to treatment for TB patients.
  • To perform other related duties as required for effective implementation of the USAID Project

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Job Categories: Nurse. Job Types: Contract.

Job expires in 9 days.

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