Professional Nurse: 12 Month Fixed term contract

Port Elizabeth

Professional Nurse: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Specific Tasks:

  • Integrate HIV/AIDS management in paediatric and adult patient care.
  • Integrate TB and PMTCT management for all clients as needed.
  • Provide physical examinations for patients during consultation and record data obtained such as pulse rate, respiration rate, blood pressure, temperature, weight and height.
  • Draw blood from patients for baseline tests and others (i.e. CD4 count, HIV Elisa, Viral Load, etc)
  • Conduct rapid tests such as: lactate metre, glucometer, haemoglobin meter, pregnancy, and HIV.
  • Interpret and deliver test and lab results.
  • Check and administer drugs and injections.
  • Provide ARV adherence counselling.
  • Provide health-related education to clients as needed.
  • Escort clients to hospitals and clinics as needed.
  • Conduct home visits for non-adherent patients living with HIV and patients needing special accommodations (bed ridden, unable to walk, providing growth monitoring to children at home, etc.) in collaboration with Case Workers.
  • Facilitate support groups/workshops on various topics.
  • Maintain patient records ensure confidentiality of all patient files, documents, and information
  • Gather, analyse and submit all relevant statistical data on a monthly basis.


  • Experience in the field of HIV/AIDS management is required.
  • Experience in anti-natal and management of children is required.
  • Experience in project management preferred.
  • Fluency in isiXhosa & English.

Educational Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a University Degree in a relevant discipline – Bachelor of Nursing Science.
  • Must be in possession of a current SANC registration.
  • 3 years experience
  • Experience in public sector in Primary Health Care (PHC)
  • Preferred training courses completed:
  • IMCI
  • EPI
  • BANC
  • TB
  • Midwifery
  • Community Psychiatry


Salary R18241.96 basic salary per annum. Additional benefits such as medical aid, provident fund, funeral cover, life cover and additional annual leave days are also offered.

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  • Salary expectation: basic, per YEAR*. Please indicate one, specific amount, e.g. R150 000 basic, per year. (* BASIC PER YEAR, BEFORE DEDUCTIONS & WITHOUT BENEFITS). Please refer to offered salary for this vacancy. If your expected salary is higher than Ubuntu is offering for a specific position, you will NOT be considered for the position.)
  • Notice Period at current place of work.
  • Please indicate two referees. Requirements for referees:
  • must have acted as a supervisor/manager
  • must give permission to act as referee and thus be contacted