AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Registered Nurse

Zambia
Req No
2016-5602
Category
Hidden (22033)
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist and work together in support of all the CCC activities with the clinical officer.
  • Integration of healthcare services to CCC target areas-CWC, family planning and other clinics.
  • Support of the community component of program including outreaches and mobilization for care and support.
  • Organize follow up of clients who have defaulted treatment and care.
  • Lead and support educational sessions at the CCC.
  • Support the formation and management patient support groups at the CCC.
  • Triage clients at clinic.
  • Provide skilled nursing procedures (i.e dressing changes).
  • Attend and participate in team conferences as requested.
  • May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
  • Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
  • Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
  • Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
  • Performs phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered (provided is certified).
  • May supervise care given by other cadres including, Medical Assistants, ART Aides and Phlebotomists.
  • Provides patient and family education.
  • May assist the nurse manager and/or nurse case manager with the coordination of outside services.
  • Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and/or to the medical provider.

 

Qualifications

Diploma in Nursing 

 

Other Skills and Abilities:                                                           

  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and related medical and patient care issues and concerns in diverse populations.
  • Strong clinical nursing skills.

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