NURSING ASSISTANT (ENROLLED NURSING AUXILIARY)

TB HIV Care

NURSING ASSISTANT (ENROLLED NURSING AUXILIARY)

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Nursing Assistant (Enrolled Nursing Auxiliary) (TBH210525-2) - TB HIV Care
Closing Date2021/05/31
Reference NumberTBH210525-2
Job TitleNursing Assistant (Enrolled Nursing Auxiliary)
DepartmentNursing
Number of Positions7
Location – Clinic or FacilityCape Metro
Location – Town / CityCape Town
Location – ProvinceWestern Cape
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Job Advert SummaryTB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. We provide health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. THC provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care Purpose of the position The ideal candidate for this role will form part of a community outreach team, ensure proper screening, testing, linkage of TB clients to care and support services as well as facilitation of retention to care according to DOH guidelines. The incumbent will also ensure that TB clients are linked to a relevant facility and as well as community services. This role is a contract role in line with NDOH funding As per our funding SLA, no employees who are currently working for DOH will be considered.
Minimum Requirements• Grade 12
• Higher Certificate: Auxiliary Nurse or an equivalent qualification as Nursing Auxiliary registered with SANC
• Must have the knowledge of TB & HIV screening and testing services; tracing and linkage coupled with basic TB, HIV and adherence
• A minimum of 1 year working experience within a similar environment or any clinical setting
• Experience in working with outreach teams & providing health education
• A good understanding of referral systems and pathways as well as linkage and retention in care strategies
• Community TB screening will be an advantage
• Computer literacy is essential
• Clear criminal record
Duties and Responsibilities• Community outreach TB screening sessions (Workplace, Hotspots, TVETS and Schools)
• MDR –TB patients Support
• TB Contact Tracing/recalling
• Defaulter tracing
• Nutritional Support to TB clients
• Household visits and psychosocial support
• Carry out general administration duties
• Adhoc tasks
Skills and Competencies• Strong administration skills with attention to detail
• Good interpersonal skills
• Time management and meeting deadlines
• Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams
• Maintain a high standard of professionalism
• Deadline driven

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