Entry Level Librarian Nurses Training School Job Placement – Mengo Hospital

Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Schools
About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest
hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that
provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care
including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery.
Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health
professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health
sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated
research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues
in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Librarian- Nurses Training School will
    maintain a friendly and inviting environment
  • Manage the library facility by providing
    flexible access to the resources at the point of need
  • Provide instruction for students and
    tutors on search strategies and promote enjoyment of reading
  • Coordinate and plan the development of
    long range/strategic library goals and applications
  • Maintain, assist and implement instruction
    as a resource person to tutors and students
  • Collaborate with staff regarding the
    curriculum development and support
  • Maintain an update collection of core
    medical and nursing books
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of
    Library and Information Science or any other related field.
  • At least two years of relevant experience
    in similar roles in a reputable organization
  • Proficient use of IT
  • Desire to meet and serve the library’s
    user community.
  • Strong analytical skills and able to
    develop new or revised systems, procedures, and work flows.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent
  • Knowledge of computers, the internet, and
    commercially available library software.
  • Communication and team working skills.
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their
applications attached with updates CVs, copies of academic/training
certificates and testimonials, indicating three (3) referees and a reliable
e-mail /telephone contact, addressed to: Medical Director, Mengo Hospital P.O.
Box 7161, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 22nd
December 2017

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