3 Entry Level Enrolled Nurse Jobs – Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Senior Nursing
Officer
Funding Source: Tororo, Uganda
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to St Anthony’s Hospital-Tororo,
an implementing partner of PEPFAR.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Takes part in 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 timely treatment as prescribed and carry
out nursing procedures.
·        
Carries out observations, keep proper records and
ensure their safe custody.
·        
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.
·        
Actively participates in Primary Health Care
activities.
·        
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time by the Nursing Officer
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The applicants for the nursing jobs should be
enrolled nurses or enrolled comprehensive nurses with certificates from
recognized institutions
·        
At least two years’ experience as an enrolled Nurse.
·        
The applicant must be registered and licensed with
the Nurses and Midwives Council.
·        
The candidate should possess a patient focused
approach and pleasant personality.
·        
The applicants must be registered and licensed with
the Nurses and Midwives Council.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit
(PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.       
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are invited to submit their resumes, copies of academic
certificates, copies of licenses, testimonials and three professional referees.
Please firmly staple your papers together.
Please forward
your applications to:
The Hospital
Administrator,
P.O. Box 132,
Tororo. Uganda.
OR Hand deliver
your application to St. Anthony’s Tororo Hospital.
Deadline: 8th October 2015 by
4:30 pm.

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