Broadreach Jobs – 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.
  • 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.
  • Conduct site support visits to underperforming facilities and provide TA support.
  • Establish, facilitate and/or monitor close collaborations between BroadReach, DoH and OVC Partners within the district and facilities.
  • Identify key program gaps and develop improvement plans to address gaps identified.
  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Compassionate
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Problem solving
  • Results orientation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Be solution focused
  • 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

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience and knowledge of public health facilities
  • Primary Health Care Diploma
  • Post graduate diploma in Child Nursing (Paediatric Nurse Specialist)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in PHC setting in Paediatric HIV care and treatment
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working on USAID/PEPFAR funded programmes
  • Professional Nurse with SANC membership with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • IMCI training and certificate
  • NIMART/CMART trained

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Nkangala, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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