ART Nurse Officer at MDH – 16 Posts

Job Title: ART Nurse Officer – 16 Posts

Management and Development for Health (MDH)

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

Location: Uyui DC, Urambo DC, Kaliua DC, Tabora MC, Kitete RRH, Igunga DC, Sikonge CDH, Sikonge DC.

Reports to: Facility in-charge

Position Summary:

The ART Nurse Officer is responsible for the day-to-day ensuring that patients receive appropriate clinical care during a clinic visits, including scheduled or unscheduled physician examination and laboratory test. She/He will work with the Council Health Management Teams CHMTs, MDH Program staffs, Health Facilities (HFs)/ and other stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Adhering to nursing ethics as punctuality and cleanliness etc.
  2. Ensure CTC clinic runs in accordance with national standards
  3. Ensuring all clients are taken recommended investigations such as HVL, CD4 in accordance with guidelines.
  4. Ensuring that receive appropriate clinical care during a clinic visits, including scheduled or unscheduled physician examination and laboratory test.
  5. Educating patients in all aspects of HIV disease and treatment management as well as basic healthy lifestyles
  6. Counselling patients with regard to HIV diagnosis, management of medications, medication and clinic visits adherence, psychosocial issues, and basic health self-care.
  7. Counselling and educating family members and care given to promote secondary prevention of HIV infection, to improve the care of patients with HIV, and to strengthen social support networks of patients.
  8. Accurate and complete documentation of patient information and patient encounters in the patient medical record.
  9. Assisting patient to connect with other resources through the referral network
  10. Assisting the CTC clinician in the provision of clinical care for patients.
  11. Doing any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work Experience and Skills

  1. A Minimum of form four education and certificate or diploma in Nursing.
  2. A minimum of Six (6) Months and above working experience in HIV program , preferably in a similar position will be highly considered.
  3. Analytical and problem-solving skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  4. Work experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program will be an advantage.
  5. Highest level of integrity.
  6. Ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
  7. Excellent communication (both verbal and written).
  8. Must be computer literate – conversant with, Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

N/B:

Interested candidates for the above position should visit MDH Recruitment Portal and submit your application before 15th December 2023.

MDH DO NOT have any agents and DO NOT charge any fees to the interested candidates.

 Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

To Apply for this Job register or login to https://recruitment.mdh.or.tz/ and from the Dashboard click on Search Vacancies button.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Submit your application before 15th December 2023

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