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AIDS Healthcare Foundation - Ethiopia

AIDS Healthcare Foundation - Ethiopia

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Position: Site Nurse Mentor
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Posted date: 4 years ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

AIDS Healthcare Foundation is a global not-for-profit organization that provides cutting-edge medicine and healthcare to more than 1.3 million patients in 43 countries and is headquartered at Los Angeles, California, USA. Since 1987, AHF has cared for thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. As we create and implement unparalleled programs in new communities globally, we expand the delivery of healthcare and influence over strategies with the sole aim of saving more lives. Job Summary A Site Nurse Mentor is expected to take the role of clinical mentorship to hospital staff nurses and other mid-level HCW to attain quality, comprehensive, evidence-based HIV service provision including HIV prevention, treatment, and care services. The employee will be given the role of focal person at St. Paul Hospital, to ensure the establishment of healthy working relationship with the hospital staff and other partner staff to maintain quality service delivery and contributes to creating a conducive working environment. The employee will take part in regular planning on resource needs for quality care, ensuring proper documentation & reporting, and maintains a good understanding with the facility leadership & management. Objective: AHF –ET and SPMMC have agreed to partner to maximize the effort of HIV prevention, treatment, and care provided in different service units of the hospital. The Site Nurse Mentor will execute the following duties and responsibilities to meet the stated objective. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: . Basing at the SPHMMC ART clinic, establish a good working relationship with the hospital staff and other partner staff to ensure quality service delivery . Take the role of a focal person of AHF–ET at SPHMMC and lead the other AHF-ET staff in their routine care provision and other duties . In close collaboration with the hospital ART Clinician and other clinical staffs, take in the direct clinical care provision of comprehensive, quality, evidence-based ART (including early initiation for the eligible and ready patients), PMTCT, TB/HIV co-management, OI management, and Prevention with positive (Pwp), STI/SCM), care for HEI, management of malnutrition, HIV FP integration, retention to care, treatment failure, MDR-TB to both Adult and Pediatric Patient . Do clinical mentorship to clinical staff (nurses) on the standardize clinical service provision . Work with the clinical staff and hospital management to create a conducive environment for continued medical education and monitoring the progress of participation . Prepare the resource needed for quality care provision of the facility and make a request for supply or purchase and facilitate delivery . Work with the hospital clinical staff to ensure the documentation of all the services provided in the HIV care clinic in the appropriate register and format . Work with the leadership team and hospital management to create an understanding of AHF -ET support to the hospital . Develop and administer didactic presentation to clinical staff on a different topic related to the clinical care provision . Facilitate the organization of case-based review in the hospital for the staff at the HIV treatment units . Develop and administer mentee preceptorship and take action on the findings. . Work with the hospital staff to rearrange patient workflow that best fits the setting and maximizes client stratification . Along with the facility staff and data clerk, plan and implement the various AHF Clinical Quality Assessments (E.g. Client Satisfaction Surveys, Time in Motion Surveys, Benchmarks, Chart Audits…) periodically and follow their uploading to the web database timely . Prepare and administer presentation on the progress of Clinical mentorship and various performance of the hospital HIV/ART program to the clinic staff and leadership team . Function as focal person for facility clinical data regarding AHF Ethiopia support: Distribute all data capturing and reporting format to respective units; collect reports from all required units; Archive report (both hard/printed copies and electronic copies) with their proper label at data room . Ensure all Program-related registers (VCT, PITC, Pre ART/ ART, HEI, HIV+ tracking register, Nutritional support, Adolescent support, Adult group, and other HMIS registers) are filled and updated timely and accurately . Document and report all incidents to the supervisor for appropriate action. . Execute other activities related to patient care delivery as given by the Site Coordinator, Medical Director or the Country Program Manager Required skill and Abilities: . Well experienced in assessing, counseling and clinical management of PLHIV . Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with hospital staff, partner mentoring staff and facility leadership . In-depth understanding of the clinical service setting particularly hospital environment . English proficiency in writing and speaking . Ability to work for extended working hours for the well being of patients . Proficient in writing a report and good skill of basic computers programs Job Requirements . Bachelor's Degree in Clinical or Public Health Nursing. Master’s Degree in Nursing or public health is an advantage . Direct Clinical care provision experience at ART or PMTCT clinic for more than 3 years in the last five years . Basic and/or refreshment training in Clinical Mentorship for ART programs . Minimum of 2 years’ experience in clinical mentorship of HIV/ART programs . Training or experience in healthcare quality improvement, clinical capacity building, and design of educational training materials is desirable How to Apply Interested candidates should apply by email to: Regional Human Resources Manager – AHF Africa Bureau, through: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org The application must include a cover letter of interest, detailed updated CV, copy of academic documents and other credentials, and must be submitted before the deadline. Workstation for all positions will be in Addis Ababa Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. NB:- Please don’t forget to write the position you are applying on the subject line of your email.