Nurse/Clinical Officer at Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa (SAPTA)

Category
Healthcare
Location
Maragua (Central), Kenya
Hours per week
Full Time: 30+
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_Nurse/Clinical Officer at Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa (SAPTA) in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ SAPTA is an acronym for Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa. SAPTA is recognized by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC – USA) as an approved addiction counseling training center. It is the only NAADAC approved center in Africa and the only organization in Kenya offering diploma training in addictions counseling recognized by the ministry of higher education and directorate of industrial training. SAPTA is among the few organizations specializing in offering substance abuse prevention, treatment and Support programs in Kenya. SAPTA is seeking to fill the following positions based in Nairobi:- *NURSE/CLINICAL OFFICER* Report to: Project Coordinator. The nurse/clinical officer will work with Most at Risk Populations in the informal settlements with the following key responsibilities: * Monitor the daily health and well-being of women /men using and Injecting Drugs. * Conduct regular physical checks of the drugs users and provide treatment as required. * Oversee the care and treatment of children of the drug users including immunization and other health check up. * Advice and provide sexual & reproductive health services for women who inject drugs and their partners. * Oversee the referrals of drug users to medical specialists including making appointments and ensuring follow up of the clients. * Ensure that cost efficiency and quality of care standards are met. * Work with addictions counselor and the project coordinator to ensure a comprehensive care package for the Injecting drug users is achieved. * Maintain the drug inventory and ordering new medicines as required. * Provide health education to the injecting drug user and their partners especially on safe injecting practices, management of abscess and drug over dose. * Participate in case management meetings, community outreaches and other staff activities. * Prepare regular reports on clients’ progress. The employee must be flexible and willing to perform any other appropriate duties as & when assigned by the management of SAPTA. *Education and Experience* * A college degree or diploma in Nursing, diploma in clinical medicine. * At least 3 years nursing experience. * Experience and training in HIV/AIDS management. * Experience working with MARPS or drug users will be an added advantage. * Experience, skills or training in alcohol/drugs counseling or management will be an added advantage. * Good people and organizational skills. * Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel) required. * Should be a member of the Nursing Council. * Female candidates are encouraged to apply. If you meet the requirements of the above positions, please send through email only your application letter, detailed CV including email contacts of three (3) references; to info@sapta.co.ke and must copy kipbenrotich@yahoo.com by 7th August 2012 We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Description
_Nurse/Clinical Officer at Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa (SAPTA) in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ SAPTA is an acronym for Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa. SAPTA is recognized by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC – USA) as an approved addiction counseling training center. It is the only NAADAC approved center in Africa and the only organization in Kenya offering diploma training in addictions counseling recognized by the ministry of higher education and directorate of industrial training. SAPTA is among the few organizations specializing in offering substance abuse prevention, treatment and Support programs in Kenya. SAPTA is seeking to fill the following positions based in Nairobi:- *NURSE/CLINICAL OFFICER* Report to: Project Coordinator. The nurse/clinical officer will work with Most at Risk Populations in the informal settlements with the following key responsibilities: * Monitor the daily health and
well-being of women /men using and Injecting Drugs. * Conduct regular physical checks of the drugs users and provide treatment as required. * Oversee the care and treatment of children of the drug users including immunization and other health check up. * Advice and provide sexual & reproductive health services for women who inject drugs and their partners. * Oversee the referrals of drug users to medical specialists including making appointments and ensuring follow up of the clients. * Ensure that cost efficiency and quality of care standards are met. * Work with addictions counselor and the project coordinator to ensure a comprehensive care package for the Injecting drug users is achieved. * Maintain the drug inventory and ordering new medicines as required. * Provide health education to the injecting drug user and their partners especially on safe injecting practices, management of abscess and drug over dose. * Participate in case management meetings, community outreaches and other staff activities. * Prepare regular reports on clients’ progress. The employee must be flexible and willing to perform any other appropriate duties as & when assigned by the management of SAPTA. *Education and Experience* * A college degree or diploma in Nursing, diploma in clinical medicine. * At least 3 years nursing experience. * Experience and training in HIV/AIDS management. * Experience working with MARPS or drug users will be an added advantage. * Experience, skills or training in alcohol/drugs counseling or management will be an added advantage. * Good people and organizational skills. * Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel) required. * Should be a member of the Nursing Council. * Female candidates are encouraged to apply. If you meet the requirements of the above positions, please send through email only your application letter, detailed CV including email contacts of three (3) references; to info@sapta.co.ke and must copy kipbenrotich@yahoo.com by 7th August 2012 We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Start date
As soon as possible
Contact
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Country
Kenya
City
Maragua (Central)
Candidate
_Nurse/Clinical Officer at Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa (SAPTA) in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ SAPTA is an acronym for Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa. SAPTA is recognized by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC – USA) as an approved addiction counseling training center. It is the only NAADAC approved center in Africa and the only organization in Kenya offering diploma training in addictions counseling recognized by the ministry of higher education and directorate of industrial training. SAPTA is among the few organizations specializing in offering substance abuse prevention, treatment and Support programs in Kenya. SAPTA is seeking to fill the following positions based in Nairobi:- *NURSE/CLINICAL OFFICER* Report to: Project Coordinator. The nurse/clinical officer will work with Most at Risk Populations in the informal settlements with the following key responsibilities: * Monitor the daily health and well-being of women /men using and Injecting Drugs. * Conduct regular physical checks of the drugs users and provide treatment as required. * Oversee the care and treatment of children of the drug users including immunization and other health check up. * Advice and provide sexual & reproductive health services for women who inject drugs and their partners. * Oversee the referrals of drug users to medical specialists including making appointments and ensuring follow up of the clients. * Ensure that cost efficiency and quality of care standards are met. * Work with addictions counselor and the project coordinator to ensure a comprehensive care package for the Injecting drug users is achieved. * Maintain the drug inventory and ordering new medicines as required. * Provide health education to the injecting drug user and their partners especially on safe injecting practices, management of abscess and drug over dose. * Participate in case management meetings, community outreaches and other staff activities. * Prepare regular reports on clients’ progress. The employee must be flexible and willing to perform any other appropriate duties as & when assigned by the management of SAPTA. *Education and Experience* * A college degree or diploma in Nursing, diploma in clinical medicine. * At least 3 years nursing experience. * Experience and training in HIV/AIDS management. * Experience working with MARPS or drug users will be an added advantage. * Experience, skills or training in alcohol/drugs counseling or management will be an added advantage. * Good people and organizational skills. * Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel) required. * Should be a member of the Nursing Council. * Female candidates are encouraged to apply. If you meet the requirements of the above positions, please send through email only your application letter, detailed CV including email contacts of three (3) references; to info@sapta.co.ke and must copy kipbenrotich@yahoo.com by 7th August 2012 We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Company
Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa (SAPTA)

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