Thursday , April 18 2024

Broadreach Recruitment – Paediatric Nurse Mentor

Website BroadReach

Job Description:

The Paediatric Nurse Mentor’s primary responsibility is to support Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT Programs implementation and reporting activities across the district. The Paediatric Nurse Mentor is expected to collaborate very closely with the Cluster Team Leads (CTL) and Primary Health Care Area Manager (PHCAMs) across all clusters in the district to ensure Paediatric HIV and PMTCT activities across the cascade are implemented with fidelity and reported into the district data for onward reporting to NDoH and USAID.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the CTLs and PHCAMs to provide targeted interventions to underperforming facilities.
  • Conduct file audits for Paediatrics/ Adolescent HIV and PMTCT.
  • Work across all district teams to ensure that Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT activities are implemented as per the workplan.
  • Monitor PMTCT performance against target with a focus on facilities with outlier performance and provide support directed by gaps identified.
  • Conduct site support visits to underperforming facilities and provide TA support.
  • Support the implementation of all key Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT program areas including case finding, linkage to care, KidzAlive/Disclosure services, ARV optimisation, MMSD, Decanting, viral load completion and suppression.
  • Monitor district Paediatrics/Adolescent performance indicators against targets across all supported facilities with a focus on facilities with largest gap in performance.
  • Train and mentor clinicians on key Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT Program areas.
  • Establish, implement and monitor Paediatric/Adolescent Care Days in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams in selected high-volume facilities.
  • Identify key program gaps and develop improvement plans to address gaps identified.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience and knowledge of public health facilities
  • Primary Health Care Diploma
  • Professional Nurse with SANC membership with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • IMCI training and certificate
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working on USAID/PEPFAR funded programmes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Post graduate diploma in Child Nursing (Paediatric Nurse Specialist)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in PHC setting in Paediatric HIV care and treatment
  • Teaching, training or mentoring experience is a must
  • NIMART/CMART trained

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ugu, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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