Thursday , February 22 2024

Broadreach Enrolled Nurses Vacancies in Nkangala

Website BroadReach

Job Description:

The Enrolled Nurse’s primary responsibility is to support the implementation of strategic and tactical interventions at Department of Health (DoH) facilities and sites through the provision of direct HIV & TB related clinical services to patients and clients, namely HIV Testing Services, referring HIV-positive persons, ensuring linkage to care and implementation of decanting strategies.She / he will drive the 90-90-90 HIV and TB agendas for adults and children by ensuring that DOH clinical protocols and guidelines are being implemented by target facilities and that facility staff are continuously identifying and addressing clinical issues in order to reach 90-90-90 targets. The Enrolled Nurse will work in conjunction with a registered nurse/ professional nurse on site.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide voluntary and confidential HIV Testing Services
  • Linkage of all HIV positive patients to care
  • Maintain and monitor patients’ adherence to treatment regimen to assess success of counselling
  • Support adherence by educating patients about self-management of HIV/AIDS and/or TB, tailoring instructions to patient’s individuals circumstances
  • Refer newly diagnosed HIV positive patients for ART initiation and ensure linkage to care
  • Conduct the vitals examination and record results for all patients seen
  • Screen all patients for TB
  • Take bloods (and/or sputum) for all HIV positive patients and TB suspects as per guidelines under direct and/or indirect supervision of PN
  • Educate and enrol patients into differential care models streams when eligible
  • Contact patients to return at scheduled intervals for Viral Loads in accordance with treatment guidelines
  • Track, Trace and Refer Early Missed and Late Missed appointments, LTFU and uLTFU patients to WBOTs, Community Partners or as directed for return to care
  • Contact patients who miss appointments within 3 days of missed appointment and reschedule Provide health education on health-related issues such as nutrition, retesting, family planning, etc, in patient waiting rooms and appropriate community events
  • Participate in organizing and staffing HIV/AIDS awareness events
  • Ensuring patient confidentiality
  • Safekeeping of patient records
  • Maintain current filing system
  • Systematic daily filing of patients’ patient’s records including blood results
  • Create patient list from appointment system and pre pull files/folders for next 2 days’ appointments
  • Registers, daily tally and monthly summary forms always available, filed for 5 years (send it to archive after 5years)
  • Ensure availability of updated data collection tools and daily distribution to all consulting rooms
  • Daily retrieving of patients’ files, daily collection of patients’ raw data from all relevant facility’s registers for entry into clinical stationery
  • Compare tracking list provided to WBOTs, Community Partners, other with appointment system to ensure patients return to care
  • Compare phone log for missed appointments against facility daily appointments to ensure patients prompt return after a missed visit
  • Have knowledge of diagnosis, clinical management and on-going antiretroviral use in HIV and TB exposed and infected children and adults

Job Requirements:

  • Standard 10 (Grade 12) / N3 or equivalent, current registration with SANC is essential
  • Experience & skills 2 years relevant experience
  • 1 year relevant experience
  • Ability to connect the dots, make linkages and collaboratively work across the organization to optimize the client experience
  • Be solution focused
  • Has a customer centric mindset
  • Able to connect with clients at different levels
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Results orientation

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Nkangala, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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