Enrolled Nurses

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Background

AQUITY Innovations NPC, a Section 21 South African-based registered not-for-profit organization, was established in 2010. Our mission is to promote access to quality health and social services through innovations and technology. AQUITY’s programmatic focus areas include HIV, TB, health systems strengthening, capacity development Orphans and Vulnerable Children as well as other interventions targeting key populations.

Programme and Vacancy overview:

AQUITY Innovations NPC has been appointed by the National Department of Health to serve as one of the GLOBAL FUND TB Sub-Recipients (SRs) in South Africa. The project activities will be implemented in Mpumalanga (Ehlanzeni district) and Eastern Cape provinces. (OR Tambo and Buffalo City Metro districts). As such we seek to employ the following:

AQUITY seeks to appoint Focal Nurses (x7) to be based in Mpumalanga, Ehlanzeni District (x3) and OR Tambo(x4).

Remuneration: ​Will be based on the government DPSA rate for this position.

Programme and Vacancy overview:

AQUITY Innovations NPC has been appointed by the National Department of Health to serve as one of the GLOBAL FUND TB Sub-Recipients (SRs) in South Africa. The project activities will be implemented in Mpumalanga (Ehlanzeni district) and Eastern Cape provinces. (OR Tambo and Buffalo City Metro districts). As such we seek to employ the following:

Description:

The enrolled nurse will work in a health facility to link patients to care, conduct counselling and support, contact screening, retention in care and access to new treatment.

Key Responsibilities:
Conduct active TB case finding in health facilities and different departments in hospitals.
Linkage to care and adherence support
Referrals of clients
Education
Assist with accurate completion of clinical documents and registers
Educate clients on infection prevention control standards
Minimum requirements:
Grade 12 with 2 Years certification as enrolled nurse
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as an Enrolled Nurse
Experience in TB case management
Previous exposure within a primary health care environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Ability to communicate (oral and written communication) in English and a local language
Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Candidates are requested to use the position Tittle and District name as reference for the position you are applying for.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to [email protected] before the closing date 12th May 2020.

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