HOPE worldwide Kenya Recruits Project Nurse in Gilgil




HOPE worldwide Kenya
Project Nurse
The Project Nurse will work in a Wellness Center situated in Gilgil in a project targeting Key Populations.
S/he will be responsible for the provision of HIV and AIDS biomedical interventions and ensure appropriate referrals are done.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide Screening and treatment for STIs, FP services, cervical cancer screening; and track linkage to post-rape care for survivors of sexual violence to beneficiaries at the Center and during outreaches in a MARPs and youth friendly environment
  • Provide Key Populations with risk assessment and risk reduction counseling
  • Promote, demonstrate correct use and distribute condoms.
  • Facilitate health education sessions for Key Populations at the Center and during outreaches
  • Mentor health educators and peer educators providing health education to MARPs on STIs, Family Planning services and PEP
  • Make appropriate referrals for on-going support and actively track referrals for HIV care, treatment and support services including: CCC, PMTCT, TB treatment, Home-based care
  • Ensure effective operation of the clinic and upholding of standards required for hygiene and commodities management
  • Collect client data and store appropriately to ensure confidentiality is maintained
Qualifications
The minimum required academic and professional skills for the jobholder to perform successfully in this position include:
  • A Kenya Registered Community Nurse (KRCN) from a recognized Medical training institute
  • Valid registration with the nursing council of Kenya is required
  • Should have a minimum two (2) years’ post-internship experience working in a busy clinic or hospital site
  • Valid HTC certificate certified by NASCOP is desired
  • Experience working with Key Populations is desired
Send your CV and cover letter with two-year salary history, and three professional referees to hr@hopewwkenya.org.
Please note that if your application does not have any of the above requested information, it will be
disqualified.
The closing date for applications is 14th February 2014.

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