Project: HIV Free Centre Project
Number of Persons Needed: 02
Place of work: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Reports to: Medical Technical Advisor
Duration: 05 months with a possibility of extension
Terms of Offer: This position is remunerated on local terms. (Local Candidates Only)
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at over 5,500 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, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
EGPAF Cameroon is seeking suitably qualified persons able to fill the position Nurses in the HIV Free project implemented in the Centre Region. The overarching goal of the program is to support health facilities, to deliver enhanced, integrated high impact package of sustainable HIV prevention and treatment services for the achievement of HIV epidemic control (the 90:90:90 goals).
To support the HIV Free Centre Project Management by providing high quality of care and treatment of HIV at the health facilities of the Djoungolo Health District.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position will involve working in team with the existing staff of the health facilities at the Djoungolo Health District. Under general supervision of the Technical officer, he/she is responsible for:
Diagnosis, treatment and case management of patients with HIV and AIDS, and other co-infection like hepatitis C Virus infection, TB patients etc. according to National treatment guidelines.
Under general supervision, utilizes the nursing process to provide care to all patients with respect for their uniqueness using informed judgment, individual competence and qualifications, and collaboration with the health care team.
Assess patient’s physical and psychological condition on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care.
Documents patient's medical status during outpatient encounter
JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Degree in Nursing, state Registered Nurse with at least two years of working in HIV related programs;
Very good mastery of Microsoft package (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is mandatory.
Fluency in French is a key requirement and a working knowledge of English
Strong work ethic and ability and willingness to work under pressure;
Ability to work in team settings and willingness to learn;
How to apply
Qualified candidates should submit a CV and cover letter through the following link Nurse
Applications will be considered until December 8, 2017.
Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.
AVIS D'APPEL A CANDIDATURES RESTREINT POUR LE RECRUTEMENT DE SIX CHAUFFEURS CONSULTANTS Contexte et justification Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du Projet d'Accès aux Services de la Santé de la Reproduction, l'Association Camerounaise pour le… Yaounde
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