Broadreach Nursing Vacancies 2023 – Paediatric Nurse Mentor

Website BroadReach

Job Description:

The Paediatric Nurse Mentor will work with PHCAMs, CTLs, Professional Nurses, testers and data capturers in all facilities providing Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT services and reporting, with oversight guidance from the Paediatric Clinical Specialist.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work across all district teams to ensure that Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT activities are implemented as per the workplan.
  • Train and mentor clinicians on key Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT Program areas.
  • Establish, implement and monitor Paediatric/Adolescent Care Days in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams in selected high-volume facilities.
  • Monitor district Paediatrics/Adolescent performance indicators against targets across all supported facilities with a focus on facilities with largest gap in performance.
  • Liaise with the CTLs and PHCAMs to provide targeted interventions to underperforming facilities.
  • Conduct file audits for Paediatrics/ Adolescent HIV and PMTCT.
  • Support the implementation of all key Paediatrics/Adolescent HIV and PMTCT program areas including case finding, linkage to care, KidzAlive/Disclosure services, ARV optimisation, MMSD, Decanting, viral load completion and suppression.
  • Monitor PMTCT performance against target with a focus on facilities with outlier performance and provide support directed by gaps identified.
  • Conduct site support visits to underperforming facilities and provide TA support.
  • Identify key program gaps and develop improvement plans to address gaps identified.

Job Requirements:

  • Compassionate
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in PHC setting in Paediatric HIV care and treatment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working on USAID/PEPFAR funded programmes
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience and knowledge of public health facilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Teaching, training or mentoring experience is a must
  • Ability to connect the dots, make linkages and collaboratively work across the organization to optimize the client experience
  • Problem solving
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ugu, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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