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19 Jan 2023

Contract Professional Nurse – THINK

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

Professional Nurse

Job Description

Professional Nurse – THINK

Working Location: Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Salary: Market Related

Work Type: Contract

Full Title: Professional Nurse

Closing Date:  15 February 2023

The Employer: THINK

 

Job Descriptions:

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

Main Requirements:

  • Must have a Diploma/ Degree in Nursing
  • SANC Certificate & Registration
  • Must have Basic TB Management certificate
  • NIMART/NIMDR certificate (added advantage)
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in TB/HIV program at PHC level
  • Must have valid Driver’s license
  • Must have a clear criminal record

Main Duties:

  • To ensure the provision of high-quality treatment and care to TB, DR-TB and TB-HIV patients and support monitoring and reporting
  • To review all files of patients in the cohort that were due to complete TPT in the previous month but do not have a stop date captured on TIER list to be generated by M&E / DQM.
  • To participate in the situational analysis and facility assessment
  • To discuss and agree on plan of action, including time frames and responsible person
  • If any clinical knowledge gaps were identified, work with the Professional Nurse Mentor to conduct in-service training / mentoring for nurses on TPT eligibility, TPT contra-indications, TPT duration, TPT side effects
  • If any challenges were identified relating to completion of clinical stationery, inform Professional Nurse Mentor to mentor relevant nurse(s) on correct documentation of TPT start and stop dates
  • To conduct files audits for TB_STAT and TB_ART using information from DQM. Use the appropriate TB audit tool to do the audits together with DQM.
  • To identify all HIV positive patients not yet on ART at 2- 4 weeks of TB treatment initiation, and ensure they are called back by Linkage Officer for ART initiation.
  • To audit the files of patients with a bacteriologic ally positive TB result that have not been started on TB treatment (get list from Data Clerks) and check if the treatment was started or not – if not give the list to the Linkage Officers to call those clients for treatment initiation.
  • Audit the files of patients who have been on TB treatment (both DS-TB and DR-TB) for longer than the expected duration and do not have an outcome.
  • To ensure that outcomes are recorded accordingly; give the files to DC to update
  • Support Linkage to care and treatment initiation of newly diagnosed DR-TB patients
  • Support Return to Care of DR-TB patients
  • To assess understanding and eligibility of potential volunteer participants who visit the health facilities
  • To contribute to betterment of THINK
  • To ensure THINK vision, mission and values are reflected in all job outcomes
  • T perform other duties as required

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Job Categories: Nurse. Job Types: Contract.

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