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DREAMS Program Nurses x3: Zimbabwe Technical Assistance, Training, and Education Center for Health (Zim-TTECH).

DREAMS Program Nurses x3: Zimbabwe Technical Assistance, Training, and Education Center for Health (Zim-TTECH).

Opportunity Background:

Zim-TTECH seeks highly qualified and experienced individuals for the role of DREAMS Program Nurse within the DREAMS program, specifically for Seke x1, Nkayi x1, and Lupane x1. Zim-TTECH is actively involved in health system strengthening, epidemiology, strategic information strengthening, health workforce development, operations research and evaluation, as well as the prevention, care, and treatment of infectious diseases.

Position Summary:

The DREAMS Program Nurse is responsible for delivering high-quality adolescent and youth-friendly clinical services at health facilities and outreach locations, collaborating closely with the Ministry of Health and Childcare and reporting to the Clinical Services and Mentorship Officer.

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Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Providing Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH)-friendly and HIV prevention clinical services at health facilities.

• Maintaining a clinical services footprint through profiling, active screening, and delivering clinical services to partners of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) at the community level.

• Screening and enrolling AGYWs, including pregnant and young mothers, who visit health facilities.

• Providing adolescent health literacy to empower informed decision-making for the provision of quality youth-friendly services.

• Referring AGYWs for subsequent interventions by DREAMS Implementing Partners (IPs) in the district of implementation.

• Keeping detailed village-level data for data-driven clinical services provision, monitoring, and tracking.

• Utilizing Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) and additional DREAMS-specific data-capturing tools diligently.

• Assisting in any training or other activities supported by Zim-TTECH and/or MoHCC.

• Advocating for a conducive environment for good patient care and provider development.

• Identifying gaps at health facilities to inform the development of youth-friendly adolescent clinics.

• Attending health facility and community meetings.

• Preparing and submitting monthly progress reports to the DREAMS Team Lead and Program Coordinator, sharing program challenges, best practices, and recommendations to improve the DREAMS program.

• Reviewing and approving performance appraisals, timesheets, claims, and travel requests for volunteers, including DREAMS Ambassadors.

• Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

• General Nurse registered with the Zimbabwe Nurses Council.

• Mandatory possession of a valid Rapid HIV testing certificate, while LIVES training is an added advantage.

• Minimum of one year’s experience in primary health care, especially antenatal care service provision and/or contraceptive services.

• Computer proficiency and familiarity with various software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, and certified copies of certificates to dreamsprognurse@zimttech.org. Applicants should apply to only one district of their choice.

Application Deadline: 28 December 2023.

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