Fresher Nutrition Nurse Career Jobs – Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Title:    Nutrition Nurse
Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Kyangwali, Hoima, Uganda
In 1996,
Action Africa Help International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa Hilfe e. V (AAH)
and was registered in Munich, Germany from where our founders in 2003 moved the
organisation’s headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with refugees, host
communities and other marginalized and vulnerable groups in Kenya, Uganda,
Somalia and South Sudan, where it operates across a range of sectors that seek
to bridge relief to development.
UNHCR Project:
Action Africa
Help Uganda (AAH Uganda) has been receiving funding from the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to implement programmes in the Districts
of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala.
The Nutrition Nurse will offer support in the management of nutrition-related
health cases through supporting patients, guiding parents on nutrition and
working with the Nutritionist to ensure improved awareness and proper
management of malnutrition cases.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Support admission and discharge of malnutrition
cases following properly laid down standards
Prepare and support the feeding of malnutrition
patients under observation in the paediatric wards
In charge of case management of malnourished
patients and ensure that all routine medication is administered appropriately
Build the capacity and advise
in-patients/parents/guardians on proper care and nutrition at home
Conduct home visits as a follow up on discharged
patients to ensure adherence to advise
Weigh and take height of children under the age of
five to monitor and ensure early detection of malnutrition cases
Ensure all malnourished children have child health
cards and that their immunization is up to date
Ensure all stored food is safe and free from
Ensure the kitchen and surrounding environment is
clean, hygienic and well maintained
Periodically participate in community outreaches
to promote nutrition awareness
Prepare and send mal-nutrition reports from both
inpatient and outpatient departments
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant for the UNHCR AAH Nutrition Nurse career
vacancy should hold an Advanced Certificate in Nutrition Management, a
Certificate in Nursing or a related field
One year of experience in a similar or higher
Previous experience in nursing
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Excellent command of both written and spoken
Patient and of a pleasant character
Excellent presentation skills
Ability to capacity build and develop others
Proven ability to mobilize different audiences
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (together
with an updated (CV) with at least three referees with their telephone contacts
via E-mail only to  addressed to:
Resource Officer,
Action Africa
Help Uganda,
Plot 72
Ntinda Road, P.O. Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda.
Please clearly mark in the email subject line the job title of the position
applied for.  Only those selected for the
interviews will be contacted.
20th January 2016

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