Site Nurse

Employer: University of Maryland 
Location: Nairobi Kenya
Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

Primary Function:
Provide nursing services particularly in Maternal and Child Health and HIV care.

Key Activities
· Perform patient assessments and determination of presenting health care problems of clients.
· Work hand in hand with the clinical officers to implement patients Plan of Care.
· Review TB status for all patients
· Ensure that laboratory results are filed and communicated to the patients at all times
· Initiate and monitors patient’s adherence plan and ongoing health education.
· Consult with clinic team if patient not meeting the goals of treatment.
· Evaluate the treatment plan of patients on every clinic visit.
· Assesse the work environment for safety concerns and seeks out appropriate solutions.
· Ensure that patient records are well maintained in consultation with the clinician.

Reporting
· Reports to the facility in charge and PACT ENEDELEZA MNCH Improvement Specialist
· Works in collaboration and guidance of the clinical improvement team.

Qualifications:
Diploma in Nursing
Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya
NASCOP Certification in Provision of both adult and pediatric ART, and PMCT preferred

Experience & Skills:
· 1 - 3 years’ experience, 1 year of which should be within a busy HIV Comprehensive Care Centre and/or in the provision of PMTCT services
· Demonstrable knowledge of HIV/ART management, diagnosis and treatment procedures of conditions associated with HIV, adherence support and PMTCT service delivery.

HOW TO APPLY:
Kindly send your application, cover letter and current CV with the names of three professional referees to hr@mgickenya.org on or before 4th November, 2016 with subject: SITE NURSE

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.