Cervical Cancer Nurse Practitioner : OPHID
The Cervical Cancer Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse seconded to cervical cancer or VIAC (Visual Inspection with Acetic acid and Cervicography) clinics within designated public health care facilities. The CC nurse will be assigned to work at a health facility under the guidance and technical supervision of the health facility leadership team and directly reporting to the designate Nurse-in-Charge and reports to the District Program Officer on program issues.
Duties And Responsibilities
The main responsibilities for the CC nurse will be to provide cervical cancer screening for women living with HIV (WLHIV) as guided by the Ministry of Health and Child Care strategic plan. responsibilities extend to include the treatment of precancerous lesions using cryotherapy and thermal ablation. In consultation with the client, the nurse will develop a treatment plan for each client, that includes subsequent follow-up and necessary investigations. The nurse will be responsible for managing and reporting ALL adverse event experienced by the client during screening and treatment. In cases where the treatment goes beyond the scope of the nurse’s training and experience, he/she shall refer all clients to the next level of care and ensure that the client completes the referral by conducting the necessary follow-up. Adherence to the MOHCC and OPHID SOPs and guidelines shall be critical to ensure that all clients receive the best quality treatment and care.
Qualifications And Experience
•Diploma/Degree in Nursing, Registered General Nurse (RGN)
•Postgraduate qualifications (midwifery or community nursing) are an added advantage
•Registration with Zimbabwe’s Nurses Council
•Must be VIAC trained
•HIV Training, knowledge and experience in HIV treatment and care is an added advantage
•Knowledge and experience of working within the Ministry of Health and Care public sector/city clinics is an added advantage
•Working under minimal supervision, self-motivation and self-driven to achieve set goals and targets.
•Computer literacy and ability to generate electronic reports daily.
•Good inter-personal communications skills and ability to navigate through different cultures and religions during the execution of duties
How To Apply
interested candidates to submit your cv and application letter via email to : [email protected] clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the subject of the email.