Employment

JOB TITLE: Nurse

LOCATION: Mozambique, various sites

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health is supporting the implementation of the Mozambique National Strategic Plan to fight STI/HIV/AIDS. Qualified nurses are sought to provide technical assistance and direct support to ICAP’s Provincial Clinical Supervisors in the integration and decentralization of HIV/AIDS care and treatment at primary health care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and implement schemes for decentralization of activities currently run at the ART facilities to primary care settings
  • Work with Health authorities for matters related to integration/decentralization
  • Supervise implementation of decentralized/integrated activities at peripheral level
  • Serve as link person between the project and the various health facilities where decentralized activities will be run
  • Regularly meets Health Authorities for coordination of integration/decentralization activities
  • Participate to meetings related to decentralization/referral systems
  • Actively look for partners for collaboration/handover of specific activities, (e.g., Home Based Care)
  • Prepares regular reports when required
  • Plans, organize and supervise training activities related to the decentralization process according to national  guidelines
  • Manage and provide supervision of the pharmacy system
  • Assume other ad hoc tasks as required by the ICAP’s Provincial Clinical Supervisor
  • Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must be nurses with at least five years of experience  in HIV/AIDS care and treatment and STI management and/or familiarity with public health programs. 
  • Applicants should have experience in providing health care services in a developing country, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Fluent in Portuguese
  • Have a good command of written and spoken English, and be able to relate and work well with colleagues

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and CV to icaphr@columbia.org.mz.
 

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