Nurses | ACHAP

July 19, 2020
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ACHAP | Nurses (x7 positions)

ACHAP was established as a public-private community development partnership in 2000 to enhance and support Botswana’s HIV & AIDS response. ACHAP prides itself as a health development organization. ACHAP is now an independent non-profit making entity with broader health mandate, wider geographical focus continuing to build on, and leverage on her core competencies in the field of HIV/AIDS, Public Health and other related health conditions.

The incidence of COVID-19 has greatly increased in Botswana and is becoming a major threat with emerging indications of local transmission. To effectively respond to the pandemic, there is need to strengthen the screening systems for early detection, maintain timely surveillance for a coordinated response and linkage for contact tracing and or case management. To carry out this activity, ACHAP seeks to appoint suitably qualified and highly motivated individuals with strong commitment to programme implementation to the following Locum positions;

The positions are tenable in the following areas
Shakawe, Maun, Charles Hill/Mamuno, Gaborone, Kasane, Letlhakane, Selebi Phikwe, Hukuntsi, Tsabong/Middlepits/Werda

Job Purpose
The purpose of the role is to provide clinical support related to COVID-19 surveillance activities (screening and testing) in designated implementation zones as per the protocols:

Roles and responsibilities
· Identify participants at designated community sites
· Conduct simple clinical assessment of participants
· Interpretation and implementation of surveillance standard operating procedures (SOPs)
· Verify field data
· Prepare and submit daily progress reports
· Ensure participants safety during surveillance

Qualifications and experience

· Degree in Nursing Science or Diploma in General Nursing
· Minimum of three (3) years post qualification as a Registered Nurse
· Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Botswana is mandatory
· COVID 19 Training and swabbing experience will be an added advantage
· General experience in research/ surveillance will be an added advantage

Candidates shall be required to:
· Have a valid driver’s license
· Be flexible and available to work on weekends, holidays and overtime.

Please note that the length of the contract is six months (6)
Application letter stating area of preference , CV and academic certificates should be addressed to:
The Human Resources and Administration Manager
Private Bag X033
Gaborone, Botswana

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications electronically to:

Alternatively, they can be hand delivered to:
ACHAP Head Office at Block 5, Plot 64511
Unit 1, Fairgrounds

Closing date for applications: 22nd July 2020

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