Nurse Educator

University of Maryland Zambia

Position: Nurse Educator:

Responsibilities

  • Provide on-site mentoring to nursing and other clinical staff in the project supported health facilities in management of HIV with ART, PMTCT and other HIV care services.
  • Provide mentorship to the Community Liaison Officers (CLO) and Community health Workers (CHW) in HTS services
  • Provide training and mentorship to facility staff, CHWs and Community Data Workers (CDW) in the use of SmartCare including the lite SmartCare version running on electronic tablets
  • Support the Medical Technical Advisors to improve nursing care and treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS;
  • Provide input in the formulation of the work plans at hub level and monthly activity calendar to ensure the goal and objectives of the project are met.
  • Participate in nursing care programmes for nursing care, i.e., triage and management of patient records;
  • Conduct MoH approved trainings;
  • Work with the district medical office staff and other technical partners to introduce, complete and use quality assurance and improvement (QA/QI) information for improved performance and continue to mentor point of service staff in the application of this information;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • RN, EN, Mid-wife, preference for HIV Nurse Prescriber (HNP)
  • Registered with General Nursing Council of Zambia
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in HIV/PMTCT programs
  • Ability to provide written communication (adjusted to various levels of comprehension) – must be computer literate
  • Familiarity in adult learning principles/techniques and demonstrated ability to design and facilitate learning opportunities for adults.
  • Preferred fluency in Tonga

Please send all Applications and CVs to [email protected] Clearly state job title applying for on Subject line. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Application deadline is Thursday July 12th 2018, 5pm.

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