HIV Clinical Nurses at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Lesotho

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Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Lesotho (BCMCF-L) invites applications from suitable candidates for the following positions. Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or hand delivered to BCMCF-L Maseru, on or before Wednesday the 18thSeptember 2019 at 5 pm.

Post: HIV Clinical nurses

Based in ButhaButhe, Mokhotlong and Mohale’s Hoek SCOE

Job summary

Working with other health facility staff under the direct supervision of the District Medical Mentor and health facility nurse-in-charge, the Clinical Nurse’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide direct patient care to:
    1. HIV-positive patients in the ART corner, and/or
    2. ANC, PNC, MNCH, and U5 clients
    3. TB clients co-infected with HIV
  • Provide technical support to their assigned facility to ensure that cervical cancer screening for HIV, PMTCT, and TB co-infected with HIV receive high quality integrated services.
  • Ensure proper counselling is being provided to women on PMTCT, ART or TB on the importance of prevention of cervical cancer through screening

Educational qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Post graduate qualification in Midwifery or related field
  • Registration with the Lesotho Nursing Council as a Nurse Midwife
  • Postgraduate qualification in HIV/AIDS with expertise in HIV care and treatment would be an added advantage
  • Good report writing, training and computer skills

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