Posted on :
16 Nov, 2021
16 Nov, 2021
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 Global 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 Public Health Division projects.
Job Title: Clinical Nurse Mentor-Swartland
Location: Malmesbury, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference #: Swartland
Contract Type: Temporary
Salary: Market Related
The Clinical Nurse Mentor will be part of a team providing a formal process of professional support to Nursing Staff within the Department of Health, encouraging self-assessment, analytical and reflective skills, in-service training, mentoring, data quality assessments and quality improvement initiatives within the TB Programme.
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
•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
•Diploma in Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment
•Quality Improvement Training
•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
•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
Application Deadline: 18/11/2021
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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.