Community HIV Services Nurse (CHSN) – Bulawayo

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Community HIV Services Nurse (CHSN) - Bulawayo

  • Post Date:January 19, 2021
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  • Qualification Diploma
    Experience 3-5 Years
    Industry Health Care
Job Description

Location: Bulawayo
Type of Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Position Summary

The Community HIV Services Nurse is responsible and accountable for providing HIV, TB, and TB/HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support services in communities within the catchment areas of identified health facilities. The CHSN will work with and supervise community cadres within the program (Community Outreach Agent Coordinators, and Community Outreach Agents) who will be tasked to create demand for services within communities. The CHSN reports to the District Community Officer within the district.

Key Responsibilities.

  • The CHSN is expected to support and coordinate the provision of HIV, TB, and TB/HIV services at community level;
  • Manage the community HIV program resources for the organization within the district;
  • Provide key HIV prevention activities (including PMTCT) within communities;
  • Enroll PLHIV onto lifelong ART and TPT as relevant;
  • Work with community level cadres in retaining patients in lifelong ART care, and reduce loss to follow up;
  • Provide community TB and TB/HIV services;
  • Work with COACs and COAs to create demand for community cervical cancer screening and treatment among WLHIV.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing AND registered as a Registered General Nurse with the Nurses Council of Zimbabwe;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in clinical management of HIV, TB, and TB/HIV at public health facility level;
  • Experience in providing community level health services; Completed course in Advanced HIV and AIDS Managed preferred;
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), and online collaboration technologies;
  • Ability (or willingness to learn) to ride a motorcycle

To apply

  • Step 1: Click here and Complete the Application Form.
  • Step 2: Submit your cv and application letter via email to: [email protected] clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the subject of the email.

OPHID and its Consortium partners are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, political affiliation, religion, tribe, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, health status (including HIV status) or age.

Deadline: Tuesday 26 January 2021.