Job Detail

Job Position - Department

Nurse - ZTB (Lahore) - Zero TB Cities

Experience

1-2 years of relevant experience; preference will be given to those with paediatric experience

Education

Matric with General Nursing Diploma

Last Date

7/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

  1. Use the verbal screening tool to identify symptoms and refer TB presumptives to the medical officer.
  2. Follow up of all TB patients on infection or disease treatment as well as provide assistance to patients regarding their test orders and test results through phone calls.
  3. Encourage household contacts to be screened for TB (Paediatric and adult) at the hospital site and refer adult contacts to the FAST screeners.
  4. Monthly follow up of all children under 5 on Iosoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT).
  5. Provide social support to TB patients and their care givers.
  6. Dispensing and keeping inventory of medication and nutritional supplements prescribed by the medical officer.
  7. In case an external facility is used for presumptive childhood TB patient diagnosis, ensure patient is referred to the nearest X-ray/CT scan/lab facility for their tests.
  8. Maintain a log of patient vouchers and inform once a month the total amount to be reimbursed to the hospital/X-ray/CT scan/lab facility.
  9. Maintain a register(s) for data entry of patient history, screening, tests ordered, test results, treatment, follow up phone call dates etc.
  10. Working in coordination with the public/private hospital paediatric OPD ward assigned to the nurse.
  11. Maintain a working relationship with the medical officer.
  12. Assisting the medical officer with any other tasks.
  13. Any other task assigned by the supervisor