Clinical Nurse (HIV testing Counsellor) – Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) Vacancy Announcement

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Clinical Nurse (HIV testing Counsellor) – Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) Vacancy Announcement, March 22 2023

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Position: Clinical Nurse (HIV testing Counsellor)
Location: Addis Ababa
Salary: Based on company salary scale.
Deadline: 03.29.2023
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Job Description

 

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is an indigenous National Non-governmental, Non-political and not for profit humanitarian organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, care treatment and support services.  MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its USAID MULU KP Activity sub granted from PSI/Ethiopia to be implemented in Addis Ababa; thus, invites competent candidates to apply on the following vacant post:

Major Duties /job summary

  • Ensure services provided at DIC are confidential, and meet the standard set by the project
  • Coordinate and provide STI screening and treatment services for project beneficiaries at DICs
  • Provide HIV counseling for target beneficiaries
  • Provide ICS (HIV testing, STI,FP and condom  at the center or organize regular mobile HCT
  • Provide risk reduction counseling to DIC beneficiaries
  • Provide successful referral services to network health facilities
  • Ensure IEC materials and condoms are kept at accessible places at the DIC
  • Support women and girls to adjust attitudes and behaviors through counseling services
  • Make regular referrals to health centers for ART, TB, GBV, Rape cases, and other complications.
  • Take part in facilitating coordination of the peer education trainings
  • Ensure that DICs have enough stocks (equipment, detergents, prevention commodities,) and request such materials in advance
  • Document clinical services, counseling efforts and referral cases confidentially
  • Advise the center coordinator possible improvements of drop in center services
  • Provide late hour, holiday and week end prevention and clinical services to DIC beneficiaries
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly report to the center coordinator about progress, challenges, and any other issues pertaining to his/her duties
  • Organize individual and group counseling for FSWs
  • Organize and facilitate awareness raising sessions on PMTCT, VCT, ART and condom promotion for FSWs

Term of Employment one year with possible extension based on availability of funds

Number of Position: 2

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Job Requirements

 

Qualification:

  • Diploma or Bachelor science degree (BSc) in Clinical Nursing from a recognized institution, Plus COC Certificate.

Required Experience:

  • 1 years of experience
  • Computer application skill
  • Communications skills
  • Fluency in English and local languages
  • Knowledge of combination prevention and other trainings related to HIV, TB and nutrition will be a plus
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How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and application letter through the organization’s web address https://mekdimethiopia.org  within 5 days from the date of announcement.

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