25 Fresher Job Positions – Enrolled Nurses at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry
of Health
Name of Institution:
Regional Referral Hospitals
Duty Station: Hoima (6),
Arua (6), Fort Portal (4), Mubende (4), Mbale (3) and Lira(2), Uganda
Reports to: Nursing
Officer
Reference: HRM
72/173/05/RH
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: 
  • Participates
    in a continuous nursing coverage on Wards/Units by receiving reports and
    effectively handing over to in-coming staff.
  • Keeps
    patients comfortable and ensure a clean and safe environment.
  • Provides
    treatment as prescribed and carry out nursing procedures.
  • Carries
    out observations, keep proper records and ensure their safe custody.
  • Actively
    participates in doctors/clinical officers’ ward rounds.
  • Receives
    patients, registers admissions and discharges.
  • Ensures
    that aseptic techniques are adhered to in the preparation procedures.
  • Maintains
    close contact with patients
  • Ensure
    confidentiality.
  • Carries
    out Health Education to patients and their attendants.
  • Participates
    in Primary Health Care activities.
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants must be Enrolled Nurses or hold Enrolled Comprehensive Nurse
    Certificate from a recognized institution.
  • The
    candidate should be patient focused and have an approach that pleases
  • The
    applicants should also be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council. 
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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