Cervical Cancer Prevention (CECAP) ENROLLED NURSES x4 (Grade 10) – Mariental State Hospital | | Khorixas State Hospital || Tamariskia Clinic | Okahao District Hospital – ART Clinic

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Opportunity | Duty Description

As an Enrolled Nurse, the successful candidates will be involved in providing quality cervical cancer screening with Visual Inspection of cervix with Acetic Acid (VIA) for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) patients.

Opportunity | Duty Requirement(s)

  • Implement improved cervical cancer screening through VIA and conduct cryotherapy or thermocoagulation treatment.
  • Work directly with registered nurses and medical officers, conducting VIA screening services and providing treatments.
  • Provide screening services for HIV positive women.
  • Provide follow up treatment care.
  • Request appropriate laboratory and clinical investigations, interpret results, and provide appropriate care under the supervision of the Matron
    and Registered Nurse.
  • Make appropriate referrals to medical officers, counsellors, social workers, and other health care and community support services.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a systematic approach to patient recruitment for VIA.
  • Provide patient education on cervical cancer and HIV/AIDS.
  • Work closely with clinical and training counterparts, under the supervision of the VIA and cryotherapy-trained Registered Nurse.
  • Implement and regularly report on formal quality improvement projects; so as to ensure the highest quality of cervical cancer screening care at
    all facilities.
  • Participate in data review and quality improvement processes.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Follow all lawful and reasonable instructions, as instructed by the reporting line.
  • Collect, collate, and organise cervical cancer data for monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Immediately report any adverse event to the supervisor and process applicable documentation to the relevant office.
  • Maintain an organised and appropriate level of equipment, stationary, and supplies at all times.
  • Ensure high standards of infection control in VIA clinics.
  • Implement a quality improvement approach to cervical cancer screening and document all related activities.

Added Advantages | Special Requirement(s)

  • An Enrolled Nurse/Midwife Certificate.
  • Qualification in Public Health, OBGYN, Infectious Diseases, or similar area would be advantageous.
  • Proof of Health Professions Council of Namibia (HPCNA) registration and valid practicing card to be submitted with your application.
  • Experience in cervical cancer screening and PAP smears would advantageous.
  • Experience in women’s health is preferred.
  • Experience with HIV work is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to Namibian citizens.

To Apply

Email Address: admin6@potentia.com.na

Enquiries: Ester Alumbungu

Phone #: 061381000

Email Address: admin6@potentia.com.na

Physical Address: 12 Jenner Street, Windhoek West



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