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Clinical Nurse (HIV testing Counsellor) – Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA)

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Category:  Health Care
Location:  Addis Ababa
Career Level:  Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Salary: based on organizational scale

 

Job Description

Internal and External Vacancy announcement

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is an indigenous National Non-governmental, Non-political and not for profit humanitarian organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, care treatment and support services.  MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its USAID MULU KP Activity sub granted from PSI/Ethiopia to be implemented in Addis Ababa; thus, invites competent candidates to apply on the following vacant post:

Clinical Nurse (HIV testing Counsellor)

Major Duties /job summary

  • Ensure services provided at DIC are confidential, and meet the standard set by the project
  • Coordinate and provide STI screening and treatment services for project beneficiaries at DICs
  • Provide HIV counseling for target beneficiaries
  • Provide ICS (HIV testing, STI,FP and condom  at the center or organize regular mobile HCT
  • Provide risk reduction counseling to DIC beneficiaries
  • Provide successful referral services to network health facilities
  • Ensure IEC materials and condoms are kept at accessible places at the DIC
  • Support women and girls to adjust attitudes and behaviors through counseling services
  • Make regular referrals to health centers for ART, TB, GBV, Rape cases, and other complications.
  • Take part in facilitating coordination of the peer education trainings
  • Ensure that DICs have enough stocks (equipment, detergents, prevention commodities,) and request such materials in advance
  • Document clinical services, counseling efforts and referral cases confidentially
  • Advise the center coordinator possible improvements of drop in center services
  • Provide late hour, holiday and week end prevention and clinical services to DIC beneficiaries
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly report to the center coordinator about progress, challenges, and any other issues pertaining to his/her duties
  • Organize individual and group counseling for FSWs
  •  Organize and facilitate awareness raising sessions on PMTCT, VCT, ART and condom promotion for FSWs

Number of Position: 1

Job Requirements

Qualification:

  • Diploma or Bachelor science degree (BSc) in Clinical Nursing from a recognized institution, Plus COC Certificate.

Required Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in relevant work with especial attention to hands-on experience on MULU KPP Project at least for one years
  • Recent comprehensive ART training is Preferable
  • Computer application skill
  • Communications skills
  • Fluency in English and local languages
  • Knowledge of combination prevention and other trainings related to HIV, TB and nutrition will be a plus

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply through: http://www.mekdimethiopia.org/content/vacancy .

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