UNHCR Program Careers – Enrolled Comprehensive Nurse at Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Kyangwali, Hoima, Uganda
Clinical Officer
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 Enrolled Comprehensive Nurse will provide a comprehensive nursing package
that includes preventive, curative and health education to support and
encourage a healthy living culture within the target population.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide continuous nursing services in both the
IPD and OPD units.
Ensure patients are comfortable, in a healthy and
secure environment to enhance quick recovery.
Manage and supervise performance of the direct
Coach, capacity build and provide mentorship to
the direct reports
Conduct observations, diagnosis, and nursing
procedures and give necessary treatment in consultation with the Clinical
Actively participate in MCO/MO Ward rounds,
receive, admit and discharge patients while maintaining their proper historical
records for reference.
Take part in PHC activities that include health
education, MCH activities and nutrition programmes.
Register and prepare birth notifications for all
births, monitor and report on the general health condition of the mother and
the new born.
Maintain personal contact with patients, take note
of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further
action if necessary.
Conduct family planning, PMTCT and HCT services.
Carry out health education and ensure continuous
improvement in nurse service provision
Compile reproductive/child health data and submit
reports to the supervisor for monitoring and setting shared targets for
Prepare and send progress reports covering the
areas of operation.
Manage patients with confidentiality and adherence
to the professional code of conduct.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant for the UNHCR AAH Enrolled
Comprehensive Nurse vacancy should hold a certificate in Comprehensive Nursing
(three years)
Possession of a certificate of enrolment from the
national nursing body
A minimum of two years’ experience in similar or
higher position.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Excellent command of both written and spoken
Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
Computer literacy skills with the ability to use
Microsoft Office
Good people management skills
Ability to capacity build and develop others
Ability to mobilize different audiences
Commitment to the organizational values
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  recruitug@actionafricahelp.org  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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