2 Fresher Jobs – Enrolled Nurse at Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Nursing
Reference: PER./147/231/01
Duty Station: 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 identified hospitals and Health Centres.
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
Receives patients, registers admissions and
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
Actively participates in Primary Health Care
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time by the Nursing Officer
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the nursing jobs should be enrolled
nurses or enrolled comprehensive nurses with certificates from recognized
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.
Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and
Midwives Council.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested should send their applications in triplicate on Public
Service Form No. 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary of the respective District
Service Commission. The application forms are obtainable from the Health
Service Commission and District Service Commission Offices or download here, download here.  Handwritten applications in triplicate are
also acceptable. The applications should bear the title, number of the post
applied for, name of the District and name of the site where the job is
tenable. (Check at the top of the bottom). Please include telephone contacts on
the application. The applicants should apply for only one post in one Local
Government. Health Professionals who are already in government or PNFP
employment are not encouraged to apply. The applicants should attach to each of
the three application forms or hand written application letters three (3) sets
of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, testimonials,
professional registration certificates, valid practicing licenses and three (3)
of their recent passport-size photographs.
Send your applications or deliver them to your preferred district addresses as indicated below;

Nwoya P.O. Box 1033 Nwoya

Sheema P.O. Box 160, Kabwohe

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.        
Deadline: 19th August, 2016
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