PREP Nurse x3

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PREP Nurse Ref No. PN/CU/12/12/22 Ndola x1, Mufulira x1, Chingola x1

Reports to the DREAMS Centre Coordinator, the PrEP Exposure Prophylaxis Nurse provides PrEP to at-risk young women in the DREAMS centers under the CHEKUP I project.

Main Duties

  • Conducts pre-PrEP initiation counselling
  • Takes structured sexual, drug use and medical history. Measures vital signs (blood pressure and body temperature), perform phlebotomy.
  • Conducts point-of-care tests (HIV antibody), screen for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
  • Provides counselling on PrEP use and adherence, family planning and contraception, and STIs.
  • Fills prescriptions, including labelling, and dispense medications.
  • Coordinates with DREAMS site level staff to provide information on PrEP and counselling on adherence, HIV prevention, sexual health and contraception.
  • Updates PrEP registers and coordinate effective data entry into PrEP electronic management system.
  • Coordinates PrEP appointment book and initiates the tracking of clients who miss clinical and pharmacy appointments by working with DREAMS Site
  • Mobilization Officers/Connectors and Mentors.
  • Works closely with the ART clinician, adherence supporters (CHWs and
  • Counsellors) and other clinical staff to ensure linkage of services between the community and the facility.

Qualifications

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery
  • At least 2 years working experience, and associated training in PrEP, ART or PMTCT
  • Experience working with young people in general, and adolescents in particular
  • Effective communication with other staff, CHWs, mobilizers and clients.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to organize and prioritize competing activities
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Flexibility, patience, dedication and creative thinking
  • Experience in management (Desirable)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite i.e. Word, Excel

Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be shortlisted.

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