Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 24th ka June 2022.

Professional Nurse Coordinator

TB HIV Care - Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

Overview

TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. We provide health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. THC provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care.

Purpose of Position

The Professional Nurse Coordinator is responsible for clinical consultations, diagnosis and treatment. Directly manages outreach teams, clinic sensitisation and up-skilling for the key populations at Ehlanzeni Region; MP in collaboration with collaborative partners. Secondarily supports other THC mobile teams in Nelspruit and other regions with key populations support.

Responsibilities

  • Respond to enquiries from internal and external clients about programme activities
  • Conduct regular meetings to discuss progress and address challenges to continuously improve programme implementation.
  • Liaise with public health facilities and other relevant role-players – attending meetings etc.
  • Attend meetings, briefings, debriefing, staff meetings and others as directed 
  • Work with the Site Manager and the outreach staff to ensure the sensitisation of service providers to the needs of sex workers
  • Provide primary health care (PHC) services and comprehensive HAST services
  • Work with the Regional Project Coordinator to ensure the implementation of the programme's operational plan
  • Weekly quality assurance cycle for reliable and accurate HIV patient results
  • Consolidate data and other information from the team, prepare and submit monthly and quarterly reports to M&E Officer and Regional Coordinator

Requirements

  • Diploma /Bachelor's degree in Nursing
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in nursing after registration
  • Experience coordinating and/or managing health service delivery projects or research studies
  • Ability to communicate in isiZulu, English and Sotho or another South African language
  • SANC registered as a Professional Nurse
  • NIMART certified and experience in ART Management
  • Valid dispensing Licence
  • Intermediate level computer literacy (Excel)
  • Valid code 08 driver's licence

Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 24th ka June 2022.