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Professional Nurse and Enrolled Nurse

Location:Buffalo City, Harry Gwala & Chris Hani Districts
Type: 2 Months
Company:Society for Family Health


RESPONSIBILITIES include:

Male Circumcision service provision
  • Assist Doctors Traditional Surgeon in the provision of customary Male Initiation services
  • Prepare initiates for Customary Male Initiation procedures
  • Apply anaesthesia/block if required
  • Support the medical officer during the Male initiation procedure
  • Provide pre-screening for all male initiates
  • Conduct post-male Initiation procedure observations and reviews
  • Maintain supply log book and equipment check list
  • Ensure all equipment is in order and functioning
Quality Assurance and Improvement
  • Ensure adherence to infection control protocols and guidelines as the CMI Act
  • Provide on-going supervision and support to Enrolled Nurses.
Meetings and reporting
  • Ensure that male circumcision clients’ information is properly and accurately recorded and reported
  • Report all AEs observed during review visits
  • Report all abnormalities observed during pre-operative screening
  • Attend al stakeholder engagement forums and meetings
Minimum Requirements
  • Matric
  • Diploma/ Degree in Nursing Sciences
  • Registration with SANC (South African Nursing Council)
  • 2 to 3 years MMC experience
  • Assistance during surgery
  • Able and willing to learn new procedures and technique
  • Effective patient care 



Title                                  : Enrolled Nurse (Customary Male Initiation) (X6)

Location                             : Buffalo City, Harry Gwala & Chris Hani

Contract Type                     : Fixed Term Contract

Employment Duration         : 2 Months contract

 

RESPONSIBILITIES include:

 Male Circumcision service provision
  • Assist Doctors and/or Professional Nurses in the provision of Male Circumcision services in the CMI setting.
  • Provide HIV counselling and testing services as required
  • Provide pre screening service for all initiatives going through partner assisted Customary Male Initiation procedures
  • Prepare initiate for Customary Male Initiation  procedures
  • Conduct post Male Initiation observations services
  • Conduct post-male Initiation reviews on circumcised clients
  • Clean and apply dressings where and when required, depended on guidance
Quality Assurance and Improvement
  • Ensure adherence to infection control protocols and guidelines as per CMI Act
  • Provide on-going supervision and support to traditional doctors and nursing assistant .
Reporting
  • Ensure that all information of initiates is properly and accurately recorded and reported
  • Report all AEs as observed during review visits
  • Report all abnormalities observed during pre and post initiation screening and observations
Meetings
  • Participate in all stakeholder engagement platforms and meeting when required
QUALIFICATIONS include:
  • Enrolled Nursing Qualification
  • Registration with SANC (South African Nursing Council)
  • 2 years’ Experience in MMC

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your full application to recruitment@sfh.co.za by 07 June 2019. All application submissions will be reviewed and considered, only the most qualified candidates will be short listed and contacted for interviews. SFH is an equal opportunity employer

Application Deadline: This job is open until filled, and we will be interviewing weekly as we receive applications.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Company Description

Society for Family Health (SFH) is a South African affiliate of Population Services International (PSI), an international NGO network operational in over 70 countries. SFH in South Africa concentrates on issues of HIV/ AIDS. As part of their HIV/AIDS control efforts, SFH is using social marketing to motivate behaviour change with respect to consistent condom use, HIV testing and other safer behaviours.

Posted on 24 May 11:26

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