Professional Nurse 6-months Contract

Ubuntu Pathways - Zwide, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Contract | Nursing

Closing date yi 3rd ka July 2020

Ubuntu Pathways Professional Nurse 6-months Contract Zwide, Port Elizabeth


  • This Port Elizabeth, Zwide based NGO has the following vacancy for which an excellent basic salary and benefits are being offered.


  • Applicants must possess a University Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Must be in possession of a current SANC registration.
  • Dispensing licence
  • Preferred training courses completed:
  • IMCI
  • EPI
  • BANC
  • TB


  • Experience in the field of HIV/AIDS management is required.
  • Experience in anti-natal and management of children is required.
  • Experience in project management preferred.

Skills & Competencies

  • Fluency in isiXhosa & English.


  • Integrate HIV/AIDS management in paediatric and adult patient care.
  • Integrate TB and PMTCT management for all clients as needed.
  • Provide physical examinations for patients during consultation and record data obtained such as pulse rate, respiration rate, blood pressure, temperature, weight and height.
  • Draw blood from patients for baseline tests and others (i.e. CD4 count, HIV Elisa, Viral Load, etc)
  • Conduct rapid tests such as: lactate metre, glucometer, haemoglobin meter, pregnancy, and HIV.
  • Interpret and deliver test and lab results.
  • Check and administer drugs and injections.
  • Provide ARV adherence counselling.
  • Provide health-related education to clients as needed.
  • Escort clients to hospitals and clinics as needed.
  • Conduct home visits for non-adherent patients living with HIV and patients needing special accommodations (bed ridden, unable to walk, providing growth monitoring to children at home, etc.) in collaboration with Case Workers.
  • Facilitate support groups/workshops on various topics.
  • Maintain patient records ensure confidentiality of all patient files, documents, and information
  • Gather, analyse and submit all relevant statistical data on a monthly basis.

Additional Information

  • All candidates progressing past the CV screening phase will be expected to undergo mandatory competence based assessments.


  • Salary range from R18 241.00 up to R27 793.00 basic salary per annum depending on scope of competence and experience.

Application Information & Method

  • Make sure that your save your CV under your name AND surname.
  • Make sure that you type the name of the job/position that you are applying for the "subject" section of your email.
  • Please include an active and current e-mail address which can be used for communication purposes and which you are happy to receive e-mail information on regarding your application.
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • If you are not contacted within thirty (30) days after closing date, you should consider your application to have been unsuccessful.
  • Please indicate on your CV whether you have a criminal record, were found guilty of misconduct or have pending criminal or misconduct chargers.
  • Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a security and credit clearance check, a competency assessment, signing a performance contract on appointment and signing an employment contract on appointment.
Lomsebenzi ufakwe ngu Siseko Gwegwe nge 30 ka June 2020