Mildmay NGO Careers – In-Charge Inpatient Unit

Job Title: 
In-Charge Inpatient Unit

Organization: Mildmay
Uganda (MUg)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Nursing and Rehabilitation Services
About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda (MUg) is a
Faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive
HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General Medical Services;
also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS
Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.
Job Summary: The
In-Charge Inpatient Unit will be responsible for coordinating and supervising
inpatient unit (IPU) activities for the Care and Treatment of Mildmay Uganda’s
clients including palliative/rehabilitation services for terminally ill
children.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    coordinate and supervise the provision of quality Nursing services for
    children and their families admitted to the IPU
  • Build
    strong linkages created and good collaboration with other stakeholders, so
    as to scale up paediatric HIV palliative care
  • Steer
    an efficient and effective team that delivers well-coordinated IPU nursing
    services for improved health outcomes of the children and their families
  • Manage
    and account for the assigned organisational funds so as to ensure
    achievement of the planned activities of the IPU
  • Maintain
    a beacon paediatric palliative/rehabilitative care centre to build
    knowledge and skills of health workers so as to improve
    palliative/Rehabilitative care services in Uganda and in the region
  • Regularly
    participate in operational research in order to demonstrate best practices
    and contribute to new knowledge
  • Provide
    and maintain High quality nursing services to the children and their
    families, guided by Standard operating procedures with the available
    resources
  • Perform
    any other tasks as may be assigned by your Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; Bachelors in Public
    Health OR Bachelors in Community Psychology with Nursing background
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience in nursing services with 1 years’
    experience managing a similar unit/team.
  • Working
    knowledge and experience in HIV Care is required for this job.
  • Ability
    to work under pressure; and in sympathy with the Christian values of
    Mildmay Uganda.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills, Proficiency in various Microsoft
    office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are
    crucial.
  • Evidence
    of a non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality
    and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their interest to The Human Resource Manager
at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza, Kampala, Uganda  at hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the
subject of the email, the position applied for or through P.O. Box 24985,
Kampala. Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current
salary and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees
(one of which should be a former employer).
Deadline: 9th February, 2015

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