• VMMC Auxiliary Nurse

    Location ZA
    Posted Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3126
    Category
    International Positions
  • Overview

    VMMC Auxiliary Nurse needed to support a district-based voluntary medical male circumcision program and will work with other clinical staff to provide VMMC procedures to clients.

     

     

    VMMC Auxillary Nurse may be appointed to serve one or two districts, as such applicants must be prepared to be based at any of the following stipulated district areas:

    1. KZN Province (uMgungundlovu, uThukela, uMkhanyakude, uGu, King Cetshwayo/uThungulu, eThekwini)
    2. Western Cape (City of Cape Town)

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in the preparation of theatre and supplies for circumcision procedures
    • Assist in cleaning, waste disposal and sterilisation procedures
    • Prepare patient before doctor can perform for circumcision procedures
    • Assist with patient assessment in the recovery room and discharge patient if satisfactory
    • Assist in follow up review of patients
    • Work with nurses and counsellors to ensure high quality counselling is provided to clients
    • Ensure patient information is accurately collected and maintained in accordance with confidentiality at all times
    • Assist Professional Nurse with any management related tasks requested e.g. stock control; quality assurance etc.
    • Required to adhere to the rules and regulations of the organisation
    • Required to be punctual for work
    • Any other nursing duties as required 

    Required Qualifications

    • Registration with SANC as an Auxiliary Nurse and provide yearly certificates to HR Department

    • 2-5 years’ experience as an Auxiliary Nurse in a community nursing health, hospital or clinic setting
    • Training on HIV/AIDS, TB, STI’s etc. preferred
    • Ability and willingness to travel when necessary

    • Ability and willingness to rotate between local clinics when required
    • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to the set of standards of the programme
    • Experience in working in surgical discipline and/or high volume circumcision settings preferred

     

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