Wits Health Consortium Careers – Professional Nurse

Website Wits Health Consortium

Job Description:

To provide PICT, initiate ART, manage HIV/TB clients, and ensure patient retention in care in support of achievement of APACE program targets. Assess patient’s readiness, educate, decant, or refer/register qualifying patients to relevant stream

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify patients due for Viral Loads and take bloods at appropriate intervals according to cohorts  Decant stable patients according to the National Adherence Strategy
  • Provide ART and TPT prophylaxis and PrEP where necessary according to DoH guidelines.
  • Promote HIV Self Screening and Index Testing
  • Provide HTS at all service points at the clinic.
  • Identify and refer patients with ART failure or complications.
  • Prescribe appropriate treatments.
  • Treat opportunistic infections diagnosed.

Job Requirements:

Certification/experience in HIV Management. Sound technical knowledge PMTCT, Adult HIV, TB-HIV integration, Paediatric treatment and care as well as Infection Prevention and Control. Knowledge of national, provincial and district health structures. Experience working in a donor funded organization / NGO or project-based environment. Knowledge of clinical systems and data management. Exceptional organizational and administrative skills together with working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ordered and systematic in approach to tasks. Attention to detail.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12  Relevant Nursing diploma
  • Professional body registration
  • Valid Driver`s license
  • NIMART certificate
  • South African Nursing Council

Job Details:

Company: Wits Health Consortium

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Lejweleputswa, Free State, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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