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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organizations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We seek to recruit qualified person to fill the under listed vacant position below in response to our organizational growth:

Job Title: Triage Nurse – cART Team

Ref. No.: sfh-73703
Location(s): Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, and Oyo States (1 position each)
Job type: Full-time
Category: Programs
Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)

Job Profile

  • The Nurse will be responsible for clinical triage, initiation of ART, PrEP and syndromic management of STIs and wound management at community level.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Provision of comprehensive triage (in-clinic and/or mobile) and clinical assessment services to clients resulting in safe and appropriate clinical decisions that reflect their healthcare needs.
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions (e.g. first aid and emergency interventions) to improve client outcomes and secure the safety of clients and clinic staff, facilitate the triage process using clinical knowledge and appropriate interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding.
  • Work closely with the cART team in ensuring smooth implementation of community ART service delivery in the state.
  • Conduct brief clinical assessments that determine the clinical urgency of the clients’ presenting health concerns and culminate with the allocation of a care category, which determines the time and sequence in which they receive services.
  • Ensure timely and effective defaulter tracking, documentation, and appropriate referrals of patients.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from projects related to nursing component of HIV comprehensive services for Key populations.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or completion of an accredited Nursing programme.
  • Must possess minimum of 3 years’ post-NYSC experience in nursing practice including the practice of triage
  • Possession of advanced training in Nursing would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate computerized triage assessment records is an advantage.
  • Previous experience in HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria program
  • Good knowledge of the concept of public health program in Nigeria

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent skills in Clinical Nursing services.
  • Experience with the clinical management of HIV, OIs and other related conditions, as well as community education, advocacy, and mobilization skills.
  • Good relationship management/interpersonal skills, as well as interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and be able to function independently on the job whenever necessary.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on patients’ medical records
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload
  • Can speak some local language in state of implementation
  • Ability to Multitask and work with minimal supervision.

Compensation & Benefits

  • The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
  • SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

Application Closing Date
23rd June, 2021.

Note

  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

More Information

  • Job City Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo States
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Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti (late), Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako (late), Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey.Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.Working with the private and public sectors, SFH adopts social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours.By 2017, SFH will be a strong, vibrant, highly efficient organisation conducting value for money (efficient) scalable yet focused interventions. Using a total market approach (using social marketing, free distribution and cost recovery services) SFH will be implementing projects that will target:50% of the burden of disease in Nigeria 50% of persons within the lower 3 wealth quintiles, who will have access to SFH products or interventions A 5% increase in DALYs yearly with 2012 as the baseline SFH will also have a 10% decrease in cost per DALY averted over the period of 2013-2017 using the 2012 value as deadline, and will have generated a 20% increase in unrestricted funds by 2017 compared to 2012. SFH will have developed a plan to spin off a subsidiary conducting logistics, research training, costs recovery products and specific interventions aimed at the for-profit sector including the oil and manufacturing sectors.

0 USD Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, Oyo States CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organizations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We seek to recruit qualified person to fill the under listed vacant position below in response to our organizational growth:Job Title: Triage Nurse - cART TeamRef. No.: sfh-73703 Location(s): Abia, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Plateau, and Oyo States (1 position each) Job type: Full-time Category: Programs Duration of Contract:  Fixed Term Hire (11 months)
Job Profile
  • The Nurse will be responsible for clinical triage, initiation of ART, PrEP and syndromic management of STIs and wound management at community level.
Job Role The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
  • Provision of comprehensive triage (in-clinic and/or mobile) and clinical assessment services to clients resulting in safe and appropriate clinical decisions that reflect their healthcare needs.
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions (e.g. first aid and emergency interventions) to improve client outcomes and secure the safety of clients and clinic staff, facilitate the triage process using clinical knowledge and appropriate interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding.
  • Work closely with the cART team in ensuring smooth implementation of community ART service delivery in the state.
  • Conduct brief clinical assessments that determine the clinical urgency of the clients’ presenting health concerns and culminate with the allocation of a care category, which determines the time and sequence in which they receive services.
  • Ensure timely and effective defaulter tracking, documentation, and appropriate referrals of patients.
  • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from projects related to nursing component of HIV comprehensive services for Key populations.
Qualifications / Experience
  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or completion of an accredited Nursing programme.
  • Must possess minimum of 3 years’ post-NYSC experience in nursing practice including the practice of triage
  • Possession of advanced training in Nursing would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate computerized triage assessment records is an advantage.
  • Previous experience in HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria program
  • Good knowledge of the concept of public health program in Nigeria
Skills and Competencies Required:
  • Excellent skills in Clinical Nursing services.
  • Experience with the clinical management of HIV, OIs and other related conditions, as well as community education, advocacy, and mobilization skills.
  • Good relationship management/interpersonal skills, as well as interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and be able to function independently on the job whenever necessary.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on patients’ medical records
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload
  • Can speak some local language in state of implementation
  • Ability to Multitask and work with minimal supervision.
Compensation & Benefits
  • The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented young professionals.
  • SFH offers professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

Application Closing Date 23rd June, 2021.

Note

  • All applications will be treated in confidence. Interested persons without the minimum requirements need not apply.
  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.
2021-06-24

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