Isibani Development Partners Recent Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

28 Sep, 2021

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Nursing Jobs in South Africa

Isibani Development Partners is a South African-registered NGO, launched in 2011 to become a leading local technical assistance provider, systems strengthening and grants manager for health and social service in Southern Africa. Isibani has been appointed by the National Department of Health to serve as one of the Sub-Recipients (SRs) for the GLOBAL FUND TB/HIV program in Ekurhuleni and City of Johannesburg. Isibani seeks to appoint a Focal Nurses to implement its NDoH Global fund TB/HIV program in the JHD and Ekurhuleni Districts.
Job Overview: Based at hospital /decentralised sites, the focal Nurse will work closely with the medical and nursing service manager and quality improvement focal person, to activate HIV/TB QI activities, coordinate and deliver services, and improve notification and linkage to care at PHCs.





Job Title: Focal Nurse
Location: South Africa
CONTRACT DURATIPN: Fixed term contract ending 31 March 2022

Job Summary:
Key Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Coordinate TB activities:

Work closely with hospital/decentralised site management, HAST, sub district managers, and facility managers.
Implement TB quality improvement (QI) activities, including establishing QI teams and facilitating QI meetings

2. Support data collection and data management activities:

Work closely with data capture/data management teams
Support QI activities to promote high quality data collation and data management

3. TB, HIV Care and Prevention:

Support in-hospital TB and HIV care and prevention activities, including screening, patient education, sputum collection and HIV testing
Provide mentorship and support for provision of appropriate treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI) – 3HP
Support linkage to care in hospital

4. Support active TB case finding:

Employ appropriate messaging to trigger demand-driven TB case finding

5. Promote and support infection prevention and control activities:

Support hospital / decentralised management in implementation of effective IPT throughout the facility.
Ensure staff adhere to standard operating procedures with respect to personal protective equipment (PPE)

Minimum requirements:
Diploma/degree or relevant Nursing qualification
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse
At least 3 years’ experience in nursing post registration
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Ability to communicate in English and at least one African language- isiZulu/Sotho
Valid driver’s licence
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

Good leadership, mentoring and people management skills
Proficient computer skills including email, record keeping, routine database activity, internet software, spreadsheet software and word processing software
Excellent attention to detail and deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders
Previous exposure within an NGO environment
Must have prior TB case management experience
Preferably must be residing within JHB and Ekurhuleni metropolitan area where the post is located

To Apply:

Click Here – [email protected]

Application Deadline: 01 October 2021
Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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