Nursing Officer Position

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All qualified Basotho applicants are invited to submit their Resumes and certified academic qualifications for the position of Nursing Officer on or before the 17th January 2020. Applications should be submitted to the following email address: [email protected] with the subject line RE: Application For Nursing Officer Position OR hand delivered to SMD Maseru Office, 15 UN Road, Sentinel Office Park. The position is based at SMD Mine, Kao.


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & RELATED EXPERIENCE

• Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery with 2-3 years practical experience in nursing practice
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support and International Trauma Life Support Certificates
• Registered with the Lesotho Nursing Council
• Basic Life Support Certificate
• A valid driver’s license

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Primary Healthcare
• Admit, examine and treat patients and refer them to other facilities in consultation with Health & Safety Manager
• Monitor employees with chronic diseases and follow up on their treatment requirements
• Maintain a register of all consulted patients
• Assist in outbreak investigations and disease trends on the mine and communicate findings with the Health & Safety Manager
• Reports all healthcare program activities to the Senior Nursing Officer
• Compile monthly reports
HIV and TB Services
• Implement HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis work-place policy
• Provide HIV care and treatment services, including HTS
• Provide health education on TB infection prevention to employees
• Conduct TB screening and testing
• Provide TB management and treatment services
• Coordinate HIV and TB campaigns
• Conduct outreach programs on sexually transmitted infections
Emergency Care
• Respond to emergency callouts with rescue team members
• Provide triage, diagnosis and care for trauma patients, and prevent secondary complications.
• Receive patients during emergencies and outbreaks
• Stabilize trauma patients at the clinic before referral to other higher-level facilities

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• Knowledge and application of industry best practice principles
• Demonstrates accountability for own professional judgement, actions, outcomes of care and continued competence in accordance with the scope of practice
• Pro-active result driven focus with a high energy level and concern for excellence
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Fluent in Sesotho and English

No applications will be accepted after the closing date. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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