Mildmay NGO Careers – In-Charge Inpatient Unit

Job Title: 
In-Charge Inpatient Unit

Organization: Mildmay
Uganda (MUg)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
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
  • 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
  • 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 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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