Cervical Cancer Prevention (CECAP) REGISTERED NURSE (Grade 8)- Outjo District Hospital

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Opportunity | Duty Description

As a Registered Nurse, providing quality cervical cancer screening with Visual Inspection using Acetic Acid (VIA) for Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) patients, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following key result areas:

Opportunity | Duty Requirement(s)

  • Implement improved cervical cancer screening through VIA.
  • Conduct cryotherapy or thermocoagulation treatment.
  • Provide follow up care relevant to treatment plan and outcomes.
  • Referral of patients to medical officers, counsellors, social workers, or other care, and support services in the health system or community, where necessary treatment cannot be provided by the clinic.
  • Close collaboration with clinical and training counterparts.
  • Provide screening services for HIV positive women, at clinical level.
  • Request appropriate laboratory and clinical investigations, interpret results, and provide appropriate medical care as well as participation in data review and quality improvement processes.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a systematic approach to patient recruitment for VIA.
  • Provide patient education on cervical cancer and HIV/AIDS.
  • Engagement in VIA, Nurse Initiated Management of Anti-Retroviral Treatment (NIMART), Opportunistic infections (OIs), and ART training, including participation through platforms such as Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) and Digital Video Conferencing (DVC).
  • Provide regular reports on formal quality improvement projects to ensure the highest quality of cervical cancer screening care all facilities.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Follow any lawful and reasonable instructions, as assigned by reporting line.
  • Collect, collate, and organise cervical cancer data for monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Immediate reporting of any adverse event to supervisor and processing relevant documentation of the event to the relevant office.
  • Order and maintain an appropriate level of equipment, stationary, and supplies at all times.
  • Ensure high standard infection control in VIA clinics.
  • Implement a quality improvement approach to cervical cancer screening and document all related activities.
  • Participate in relevant operational research.

Added Advantages | Special Requirement(s)

  • Degree/Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery. Any additional qualification would be an added advantage.
  • Qualification in Public Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OBGYN), Infectious Diseases, or similar area would be an added advantage.
  • Valid practicing card and registration with the Namibia Interim Nursing Council.
  • Experience in cervical cancer screening and PAP smears would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the treatment of HIV would be an advantage.
  • Experience in women’s health is preferred.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times. Ability to create a conducive atmosphere for patients, relatives, and colleagues.

To Apply

Email Address: admin4@potentia.com.na

Enquiries: Sylvia Hitula

Phone #: 061381000

Email Address: admin4@potentia.com.na



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