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Clinical Nurse Mentor - Swartland

Company Aurum Group
Reference # CNM/TM
Published 12/01/2022
Contract Type Temporary
11 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Malmesbury, Western Cape, South Africa
Duration 11 Months
Introduction
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Functions Clinical,Medical,Nursing
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
Specification
Technical Work Responsibilities
Guide and support DOH Nursing staff implementing DS-TB and DR-TB
Perform Clinical Audits
Document Lessons Learnt for future improvement of Programme
Review reporting documents for accuracy and completeness
Conduct monthly file audits and Data Quality Assessments
Implement, support and manage Quality Improvement initiatives and provide technical assistance
Develop Quality Improvement Plans
Conduct skills assessment for staff working in all health facilities and Community Based Services
Conduct Weekly Facility visits to provide in-service training in all health facilities
Conduct weekly/monthly mentoring to staff that received training
Conduct bi-weekly support visits to district hospitals
Ensure adherence to Guidelines and Best Practice
Keep up to date with developments in the field
Requirements

Education
Degree or Diploma in Nursing
Registration with South African Nursing Council
Extensive experience in TB & HIV/AIDS treatment and care
NIMART, IMCI, QI, PMTCT and PACK/PC101 trained
Advantageous
Diploma in Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment
Quality Improvement Training
Experience
At least 1 years’ experience as a Nurse Mentor
3 years General Practice experience or Specialist Area
5 years’ experience in working in a Primary Health Care setting
Extensive experience in HIV/AIDS and TB treatment and care
Experience in managing patients on TB Treatment/ART
Updates in area(s) of Mentorship – Annual or 3 yearly as applicable
Requirements
Valid Driver’s licence with Own car
SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
Advanced computer skills
Minimal/Moderate/Excessive overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air if required
Willing to work overtime
The successful candidate will be based at Swartland


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All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.
Job Closing Date 19/01/2022
   
   
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