Nursing Job at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

Job Detail: ART Nurse

Job Field
Medical, Health, Safety

In close collaboration with the facility medical officer, ensure the provision of quality, evidence based ART, PMTCT, prevention and TB services.
Provides skilled nursing procedures.
Administers medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
Performs phlebotomy and initiates intravenous infusions as ordered.
Attends and participates in team conferences as requested.
May act as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
Charts notes and medication administration according to protocol.
Provides patient and family education.
Exercises appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
Ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
Reports significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the RN and to the medical provider.
Establish effective linkages and referral of patients within and outside the facility.
Supervise community program staff and ensure achievement of targets as well as timely preparation and dissemination of reports.
Ensures that all disseminated protocols are strictly adhered to by site staff.
Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all services provided.
Implement operational research protocols to answer important questions within AHF’s treatment and prevention programs.
Any other duty designated by the Country Program Manager.

University graduate in Nursing.
At least one year experience in HIV program management..
Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
Must be highly organized and capable of effective multi-tasking.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS client issues
Knowledge of excel and PowerPoint programs.


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