JOB ADVERT: Clinical Nursing Officer

15th November 2017 Uncategorised 0 Comments

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), OVC Programming, Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. We seek applications from qualified persons in ARFH Headquarter in Ibadan.

Position: Clinical Nursing Officer

Location: ARFH, Ibadan office- Ikolaba Ibadan

Specific Responsibilities

  • Perform nursing duties with strong emphasis on provision of family planning services.
  • Provide contraceptive services including oral and injectable contraception, emergency contraception, insertion of intrauterine devices and implants and post-abortion care.
  • Must be able to interact with young people and understand the principles of Youth-Friendly services.
  • Obtain complete medical history and physical data on patients
  • Perform physical examination and assessment, make independent nursing, judgments and records findings
  • Interpret and integrate data to determine appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic and laboratory procedures and plans as needed.
  • Promote health literacy particularly prevention of malaria, STI/HIV and unplanned pregnancy.
  • Interview and advice patients regarding health maintenance, illness prevention, normal behaviour, social and physical growth and development.
  • Refer patients with health conditions outside of the scope of the facility, and provide instructions to patients and family on medications and treatment.
  • Provide supervision and direction to support staff and interns
  • Counsel clients to evaluate effectiveness of family planning services and types of contraceptive chosen.
  • Work as an effective and responsible team member.
  • Commitment to discharging roles and responsibilities with good time management
  • Collaborate with other members of the team to determine client care and treatment
  • Attend required meetings and in-services, and participates in committees as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.


A graduate from an accredited school of Nursing and Midwifery or BSc/BSN.  Certificate in Family Planning, Master degree will be an added advantage. At least 15 years of professional nursing experience in a clinic setting, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a high level of commitment and flexibility.  Candidate must enjoy working with men, women and young people and be a team player.

Method of Application

Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to on/or before  November 24th, 2017 . Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.  ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).