Jobs Opportunities : 10 Facilities Nurses - CGHPI, U.S. CDC, PEPFAR

JOBS OPPORTUNITIES - Cameroon : Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI)


The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and wellbeing and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions. Georgetown University, through CGHPI, has recently received an award from U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) through funding from the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to support HIV response efforts in Cameroon for achievement of HIV epidemic control to implement a program titled Translating Data and Evidence into Impact (TIDE). As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following program implementation positions. All prospective candidates must be fluent in French and working knowledge of English. These positions will be based in Yaoundé or Bertoua. CGHPI is operating in Cameroon as Georgetown Global Health LLC (GGHC).

GGHC Office Positions

Position Title: Facility Nurse 

Reports to: CTA Coordinator/ Nursing Care Specialist

Location of Work: Center Region

Number of positions: 10

Position Overview: The Facility Nurse will support patient care and treatment of patients at facility level through the provision of nursing and medical care as appropriate to ensure optimized care continuum for patients.

Essential Functions
  • Provide services at ART clinic as a Nurse where she/he is attached on behalf of TIDE Project
  • Actively Participate in all daily/ weekly/monthly data review meetings at the facility
  • Actively Participate in all site held meetings
  • Work closely with site Coordinator and Major to Mentor and oversee the day-to-day activities of APS and Data staff at assigned sites
  • Participate and carry out QI projects with trained Team members
  • Ensure the quality of HIV care (in all program areas) within her unit at his/her facility for persons living with HIV/AIDS are optimal and in line with national ART guidelines
  • Ensure assigned targets relating to HIV care at the facility are met.
  • Assist with submitting of validated daily/weekly/monthly reports as required
  • Be the link between GU and the assigned facility on matters related to services provided by other stakeholders with any form of engagement with GU including CBOs and Bikers.
  • Play a leading role in the handshake model with KP, OVC and other partners working with the facility
  • Ensure logistics necessary for undertaking various activities are requested on time and activity reports are submitted timely. These activities may include but not limited to: support groups, outreach activities, catch up activities, extended hours and weekend clinics.
  • Undertake disbursement and retirement of funds for the planned facility activities mentioned above as required
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the facility CTA Coordinator/GU supervisor as a team member
Qualifications, Skills and Specifications
  • Registered Nurse, Nurse Mid-wife, preference for HIV Nurse Prescriber (HNP)
  • Registered with necessary regulatory bodies
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in HIV Care and Treatment/PMTCT programs
  • Team player with good communication skills
Instructions for Submitting Applications:
  • All applications should be submitted electronically to
  • Please mention in the subject line of the email the position for which you are applying.
  • Applications should include 3 references that are familiar with applicant’s work experience preferably in the last 3-5 years. References should include contact information including daytime phone and e-mail address.
  • All applications should include a cover letter that details one’s suitability for the job highlighting key functional areas, expected qualifications and experiences.
  • Candidates should attach a 3-page CV/Resume that highlights one’s key achievements in areas relevant to the job
  • Job related stated qualifications and experience are the basic minimum requirements that each applicant must meet to be considered for interviewing.
  • All applicants should include daytime phone contact information.
  • Deadline for application is December 30th, 2020, 5 PM Cameroon Time. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact through its local entity Georgetown Global Health Cameroon is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of gender, ethnicity, or any other status variable|.

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