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Nurse Counselor

Posted by: Baylor Tanzania

Posted date: 2019-Apr-05

Location: Mbeya

 

Position Summary: 

To provide HIV/AIDS related counseling to children, adolescents and their care providers attending the COE. 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • To provide HIV/AIDS related counseling and support which includes pre-and post diagnostic test counseling, medication adherence, disclosure and on-going counseling to COE patients and their care providers
  • To create and maintain individualized patient counseling records and other relevant counseling documentation
  • To provide education and technical assistance to health care workers regarding HIV/AIDS related counseling issues
  • To identify cases for referral and discuss with other members of COE care and treatment team to enhance patient care
  • To support patients and their care providers in developing problem solving skills which will lead to improved wellbeing
  • To provide clinical nursing care in COE as needed
  • Providing education to medical trainees regarding pediatric and general HIV/AIDS care
  • Providing technical assistance to health care providers in pediatric and general HIV/AIDS prevention, diagnosis, care, treatment and complications both within the COE as well as in outside facilities
  • To offer psychosocial support in different support groups at the clinic and outside
  • To participate in research activities as requested
  • Other duties as assigned by clinic in charge and head nurse

 

Qualifications / Skills

  • Registered or enrolled nurse with minimum of 3 years clinical experience and at least 1 year counseling experience;
  • Training in HIV/AIDS
  • Training and experience in HIV  related counseling
  • Excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to work as part of a team.

 

How to apply:

If you are qualified and wish to join Baylor – Tanzania, Apply in confidence by submitting an application letter, a detailed CV, relevant copies of your certificates, and the names and contact information for three referees should be addressed to:

 

Executive Director, Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania

P.O. Box 2663 Mbeya, Tanzania

 

An electronic copy of ONLY the application letter and CV should also be sent via email address: hr(at)baylortanzania.or.tz 

 

Application should reach Baylor – Tanzania no later than April 17th, 2019.

 

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

Job Title Nurse Counselor
Post Details
Posted By Baylor Tanzania
Start Date
Job Function
Salary
Cell Phone
Email hr(at)baylortanzania.or.tz
Location Mbeya
    
    
Deadline 2019-Apr-17
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
Category
Location Location -> Mbeya COE
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Classification Job Classification -> Clinical