ART Nurse at Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme Ltd/Gte (ECEWS)

POSITION LOCATION: Ebonyi State and Imo State (1 PER LOCATION)

Reporting & Supervision: This position reports to the OSS Clinician in respective States.

Overall Job Function:

  • Provide comprehensive triage (in-clinic and/or mobile) and clinical assessment service to clients resulting in safe and appropriate clinical decisions that reflect their healthcare needs.
  • Facilitate the triage process using clinical knowledge and appropriate interpersonal skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions (e.g. first aid and emergency interventions) to improve client outcomes and secure the safety of clients and clinic staff
  • Make recommendations for care utilizing approved SOPs and protocols
  • Ensure continuous reassessment and management of clients who remain in the waiting room commensurate with their condition and time frames determined by the assigned care category
  • Schedule client appointments for routine or follow up care and treatment
  • Where referrals for other healthcare services are necessary, support arrangements for the appropriate service via the appropriate referral system
  • Provide accurate healthcare information and self-care/health improvement advice to meet the holistic and therapeutic requirements of the client
  • Provide appropriate education to clients regarding medical terms and procedures
  • Act as the client advocate during the assessment process, identifying potential risk factors for clients (including GBV and other welfare issues) for referrals the appropriate service following agreed processes.
  • Deal professionally and sensitively with highly personal, delicate, confidential and sometimes complex issues
  • Create new medical records including clients’ demographic information and other relevant parameters
  • Maintain master client index by completing assigned sections of daily audit trail; correct and communicate problems according to established procedures
  • Document accurate and concise clinical summary that outlines reasons for visit, decisions reached, relevant client history and follow up appointments with timescale given to client.
  • Monitor and report weekly enrolment
  • Maintain records availability by processing files into the department; using file mark-off procedures; facilitating file location activities.
  • Retrieve medical records by following file-out procedures
  • Deliver files to assigned areas of the hospital by following established routing procedures including computerized/automated file sharing
  • Maintain accurate computerized and paper triaged assessment records
  • Maintains quality results by following data SOP.
  • Maintain client confidence by keeping client records information confidential.
  • Serve and protect the clinic by adhering to professional standards, clinic policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements
  • Track file-out procedures and document reasons files cannot be retrieved for statistical and follow-up purposes.
  • Keep health care providers informed by communicating availability or unavailability of the record.
  • Maintain continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Support the monitoring and reporting of medication errors, suspected adverse reactions to medicines, and other medication-related events
  • Actively participate in identifying Health and Safety risk issues
  • Participate in quality improvement through ongoing involvement in internal and external clinic quality assurance processes
  • Participate in research processes to audit and evaluate triage practices
  • Provide support to the Strategic Information (SI) unit to conduct research (qualitative and quantitative) surveys on service delivery outcomes for HIV prevention, care and treatment.
  • Ensure timely submission of quality reports to the Head Quarters on monthly and quarterly basis or as required.
  • Support the development of budgets and work plans, as appropriate, for clinical services in the state.
  • Support the accountability process in compliance with FHI 360 GF financial rules and regulations
  • Carry out any assignment as may be decided by the PR/SR


  • Degree in Nursing/Midwifery and A degree in Public Health is an added advantage
  • Robust clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment
  • Experience in providing Key Population services and or comprehensive Reproductive Health services (2years + preferable)
  • Excellent grasp of clinical issues and current literature in HIV/AIDS and SRH
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • KP Experience will be an added advantage.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: .


Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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