Deadline: 30 November, 2020

Location: Mpumalanga, South Africa

AQUITY Innovations is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Enrolled Nursing Assistant.

AQUITY Innovations is a South Africa-based not-for-profit organisation established in 2010. The organisation’s mission is to promote access to quality health and social services through innovations and technology.

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the enrolled nurse and data capturer, ensure proper tracing and linkage of TB patients
  • Provide information and education to the TB patients and their household/family on the essential need to complete treatment irrespective of clinical symptoms
  • Do home visits and community outreach to optimise treatment adherence amongst TB patients
  • Trace TB patients who had interrupted treatment or had missed scheduled follow-up appointments for monitoring sputum status
  • Perform other related duties as required for effective implementation of the GF project
  • Mobilise and recruit community members to access X-ray mobile service screening
  • Conduct household visits and provide psychosocial support

Requirements

  • Grade ten to 12 (grade 12 is a plus)
  • Certificate in Enrolled Nurse Auxiliary registered with SANC
  • Knowledge of TB and HIV screening and testing services
  • One year, minimum, of work experience within a similar environment or any clinical setting
  • Experience in working with outreach teams and providing health education
  • A good understanding of referral systems and pathways as well as linkage and retention in care strategies
  • Community TB screening experience is a plus
  • Computer literacy is essential

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: World Bank

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