Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Nurse Careers at Baylor in Tanzania

Job Title: Nurse – Two Posts

Employer: Baylor- Tanzania

Duty Station: Mbeya

Application Deadline: 14th Oct 2013

Duties and Responsibilities:

To provide technical support in basic assessment and triage i.e. monitoring and recording vital signs, growth-and development monitoring; including weight and height assessment using plotted growth charts To provide capacity building in identifying patients who need immediate attention
Assist doctors to do investigations and procedures
Attend COE and district coordination meetings
To coordinate smooth flow of patients to different areas of the PHFS identified health facilities
To support patients and their caregivers by providing information about HIV/AIDS and helping them to solve problems to optimize their care and treatment
To identify cases for referral and discussion with other members of the COE care and treatment team and also provide enhanced patient care
Assist in establishing an escort system to patients 'to their referral units/wards.
To provide education to medical trainees regarding pediatric and general HIV/AIDS care
To provide technical assistance to health care providers and community workers in identifying PHFS sites in integration of RCH services with NACS, IYCF, postpartum and quality improvement.
Providing onsite coaching, mentoring and on job training to health care providers.

Qualifications / Skills:

Registered or enrolled nurse with minimum of 3 years experience Registered by the Tanganyika Nurses and Midwives Council Training in HIV/AIDS from a recognized institution
Excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to work as part of a team
Counseling skills is an added advantage


How to Apply:
If you are qualified and wish to join Baylor - Tanzania, apply in confidence by submitting an application, a detailed CV, relevant copies of your certificates, and' the names and contact information for three referees electronically to the following email addresses hr@baylortanzania.or.tz  and tolle@bcm.edu. The application should be addressed to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation - Mbeya
P. O. Box 2663,
Mbeya

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.