Job opportunity: Facility Nurse at Global Health LLC (GGHC)


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and wellbeing and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communi
ties of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions. Georgetown University, through CGHPI, has recently received an award from U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) through funding from the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to support HIV response efforts in Cameroon for achievement of HIV epidemic control to implement a program titled Translating Data and Evidence into Impact (TIDE). As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following program implementation positions. All prospective candidates must be fluent in French and working knowledge of English. These positions will be based in Yaoundé or Bertoua. CGHPI is operating in Cameroon as Georgetown Global Health LLC (GGHC)


GGHC Office Positions 
Facility Nurse 

Reports to: CTA Coordinator/ Integrated Service Delivery Team Lead
Location of Work: Center and East Regions
Job Overview: The facility nurse will support patient care and treatment of patients at facility level through the provision of nursing and medical care as appropriate to ensure optimized care continuum for patients.

The facility Nurse will:

Put himself/herself entirely at the disposal of the TIDE Project to fulfill its mandate of a Nurse in his/her clinic of attachment
Participate in all weekly data review meetings at the facility
Participate in the review of all weekly reports and generation of quality assured weekly and monthly reports as assigned to him/her of the facility HIV care activities
Ensure the quality of HIV care within her unit at his/her facility for persons living with HIV/AIDS are optimal and in line with national ART guideline
Ensure assigned targets relating to HIV care at the facility are met 
Assists with submitting daily/weekly reports as required
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the facility CTA Coordinator as a team member

Qualifications, Skills and Specifications

Registered Nurse, Nurse Mid-wife, preference for HIV Nurse Prescriber (HNP)
Registered with necessary regulatory bodies
Minimum of three (3) years working experience in HIV Care and Treatment/PMTCT programs
Team player with good communication skills.

Instructions for Submitting Applications:

1. All applications should be submitted electronically to TIDECameroon@georgetown.edu
2. Applications should include 3 references that are familiar with applicant’s work experience preferably in the last 2-5 years. References should include contact information including daytime phone and e-mail address.
3. All applications should include a cover letter that details one’s suitability for the job highlighting key functional areas, expected qualifications and experiences.
4. Candidates should attach a 3-page CV/Resume that highlights one’s key achievements in areas relevant to the job
5. Job related stated qualifications and experience are the basic minimum requirements that each applicant must meet to be considered for interviewing.
6. All applicants should include daytime phone contact information.
7. Deadline for application is December 18 2019, 5 PM Cameroon Time. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
8. Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact through its local entity Georgetown Global Health Cameroon is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of gender, ethnicity or any other status variable.

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