Nurse Counselor New Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Mbeya | Deadline: April 17th, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: Nurse Counselor New Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Mbeya | Deadline: April 17th, 2019
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BACKGROUND:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania is a non-government organization (NGO) dedicated to supporting the provision of high-quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment to HIV – exposed and infected children and adolescents in the Lake and Southern Highlands Zones of Tanzania through service delivery, training and research. Baylor Tanzania is part of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS initiative (BIPAI) clinical centers of Excellence Network which is headquartered at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Through collaboration with the United State Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), Baylor – Tanzania is looking for highly motivated, well-qualified individual to join its growing program team in the following vacant positions:

Position: Nurse Counselor
Posted by: Baylor Tanzania
Posted date: 2019-Apr-05
Location: Mbeya

Position Summary:
To provide HIV/AIDS related counseling to children, adolescents and their care providers attending the COE.

Duties and Responsibilities
• To provide HIV/AIDS related counseling and support which includes pre-and post diagnostic test counseling, medication adherence, disclosure and on-going counseling to COE patients and their care providers
• To create and maintain individualized patient counseling records and other relevant counseling documentation
• To provide education and technical assistance to health care workers regarding HIV/AIDS related counseling issues
• To identify cases for referral and discuss with other members of COE care and treatment team to enhance patient care
• To support patients and their care providers in developing problem solving skills which will lead to improved wellbeing
• To provide clinical nursing care in COE as needed
• Providing education to medical trainees regarding pediatric and general HIV/AIDS care
• Providing technical assistance to health care providers in pediatric and general HIV/AIDS prevention, diagnosis, care, treatment and complications both within the COE as well as in outside facilities
• To offer psychosocial support in different support groups at the clinic and outside
• To participate in research activities as requested
• Other duties as assigned by clinic in charge and head nurse
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Qualifications / Skills
• Registered or enrolled nurse with minimum of 3 years clinical experience and at least 1 year counseling experience;
• Training in HIV/AIDS
• Training and experience in HIV related counseling
• Excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to work as part of a team.

How to apply:
If you are qualified and wish to join Baylor – Tanzania, Apply in confidence by submitting an application letter, a detailed CV, relevant copies of your certificates, and the names and contact information for three referees should be addressed to:

Executive Director, Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania
P.O. Box 5208 Mwanza, Tanzania.


An electronic copy of ONLY the application letter and CV should also be sent via email address: [email protected].or.tz
Application should reach Baylor – Tanzania no later than April 17th, 2019.
Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.