15 Entry Level Careers – Nursing Officers at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry
of Health
Name of Institution:
Uganda Cancer Institute
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Nursing Officer
Reference: HRM
72/173/03/CI
About HSC:
The Ministry of Health has the
Government’s mandate to fulfill the health obligations. The Health Service Commission
was a creation of the 1995 Constitution. Its establishment was a recognition of
the protracted efforts of Health professionals to have a specialized appointing
Commission which could be sensitive to their cause and professionally tackle
the peculiarities and unique issues inherent in the Health Service.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receives
    patients, registers admissions, discharges patients and registers deaths.
  • Offers
    quality oncology nursing care.
  • Actively
    participates in bedside oncology nursing procedures as a member of the
    caring team.
  • Carries
    out observations, keeps records and ensures their safe custody.
  • Keeps
    patients comfortable, allays their anxieties and ensures a healthy
    environment.
  • Gives
    health education and counseling to patients and relatives.
  • Oversees
    and accounts for allocated resources.
  • Ensures
    that Staff under him/her adhere to the relevant Codes of Conduct and
    Ethics.
  • Actively
    participates in research activities.
  • Compiles
    and submit daily Ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift.
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    job holders should hold a Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery or Comprehensive
    Nursing from a recognized Institution.
  • Past
    working experience in Oncology nursing will be an added advantage
  • Possess
    excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following requirements to
avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all parts of the
application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here,
and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied
for.
2. On each application form the
following must be attached;
  • Recent
    and original copies of the passport size photographs.
  • Copies
    of the academic and professional certificates.
  • Copies
    of letters of appointment, plus confirmation letters as it may apply.
  • Copies
    of Registration Certificates and valid Practicing Licenses for Health
    Workers who are required by law to register with the relevant Professional
    Councils.
3. It is emphasized that:
All applications should bear
the name of the Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check
at top of advert)
Applicants must state clearly
on the application forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
Applicants who are Serving
Officers must route their applications through their Heads of Department, who
should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Head of Department
refers to the Head of the respective Institution of the Applicant.
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be
required to bring their original certificates unlaminated at the interview.
Candidates who will present forged certificates are to be handed over to the
Police for appropriate action.
Deadline: 28th November, 2014
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