Pangaea Zimbabwe Aids Trust (PZAT)


Pangaea Zimbabwe Aids Trust (PZAT)
Apr. 02, 2023
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Job Description

The Combination HIV Prevention project seeks to reduce the number of new HIV infections among adolescents and young people in their diversity in Mazowe. This posting is for a Nurse who will provide SRH and HIV prevention health services to adolescents and young people in their diversity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working under the supervision of Sister In Charge, the Project Nurse will be mainly responsible for ensuring the delivery of adolescent and youth-friendly primary care, HIV and SRH service to study clients presenting to the facility.
  • Providing HIV testing and counselling services to adolescents and young people with linkage to preferred and appropriate preventive and treatment services
  • Capturing data in standard M & E tools and registers.
  • Providing PrEP services (Screening, Initiation and Counselling)
  • Screening, counselling and management of STIs.
  • Assessment of family planning needs, counselling and provision of contraceptions.
  • Treatment of minor ailments.
  • Providing psychosocial support to young people.
  • Referrals to other health service providers.
  • Maintaining clinical inventory and stock cards.
  • Preparing monthly work plan.
  • Compilation and submission of weekly reports
  • Registration and compliance to regulatory boards.
  • Attending and participating in stakeholders’ meetings and presenting progress reports.
  • Interaction with organizations and government departments.
  • Sensitization of local community leaders about study activities.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Registered General Nurse with a Diploma/Degree in General Nursing or Primary Care Nurse with a Certificate in Nursing.
  • Registered with the Nurses Council of Zimbabwe and in possession of a valid practising certificate.
  • Valid Certificate in Rapid HIV Testing and Counselling.
  • A post-basic qualification is an added advantage (Counselling, HIV management , STIs, modern long term contraceptive methods.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Registered General Nurse and 2 years’ experience in clinical management of HIV.
  • Candidates with qualifications and experience in counselling services have an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable ability to work with Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYWs).
  • Knowledge of the National HIV prevention guidelines and EDLIZ.
  • Familiar with national guidelines, SOPs and protocols, especially for HIV and SRH service.


How to Apply

Suitably qualifying candidates can submit their CV's and Applications to: with "Application for Nurse position-Glendale" on the subject line.

Deadline: 02 April 2023

Pangaea Zimbabwe Aids Trust (PZAT)

Pangaea Zimbabwe Aids Trust. PZAT is a local non-profit organization working to improve the health and well-being of people in Zimbabwe with a special focus on those affected and infected by HIV.


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