Entry Level Reproductive Health Nurse NGO Job Opportunities – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:        Reproductive Health Nurse
Organization: InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Community
Health Officer
About US:
InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988,
and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is actively involved
in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of
disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and in the Great
Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of Rights
Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HIV&AIDS;
Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
(WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management and Governance
systems.
Job Summary: The
Reproductive Health Nurse will provide support to the Community Health Officer
and ensure that the health status of the population is improved through
provision of better health services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategic Direction: Implementing scheduled and planned activities
to ensure targets are met in line with the departmental plan.
Stakeholder management
        
Conduct
field visits to hospitals, Health Centers, homesand communities for
sensitization, counseling, follow-up and assessments.
        
Liaising
with service providers in line with Health care support to our persons of
concern.
Process Management:
        
Screening
new arrivals and self-settled refugees to establish if they have emergency
medical problem.
        
Liaising
with HIV counselors on medical support for such cases.
        
Working
with the Community Health Officer to supply drugs, sundries and medical
equipment required for running the clinic is continuous and on time.
        
Maintaining
of records such as Drug stock cards, Daily consumption cards, Treatment
records, Referral records, Equipment register, Monthly drug consumption
reports, Health unit reports, Medical counseling records on individual files
and Birth and death records.
        
Assisting
the Community Health Officer in organizing appropriate preventive health care
services that promote the health of both the refugee and asylum seeker
population.
        
Responding
to emergency medical cases both at the office and refuge communities.
        
Transporting
of patients to hospitals
        
Ensure
timely issuance of prescribed drugs to patients
        
Arranging
appointment for the doctor to make medical assessment reports for refugees and
asylum seekers.
        
Assisting
the Community Health Officer in conducting health talks, dialogues and medical
camps for refugees/asylum seekers and the Host community on preventive
reproductive health care.
        
Providing
medical counseling on health issues to refugees/asylum seekers.
        
Tasked
with requisitioning for medical investigations for patients and subsistence for
admitted cases.
        
Carrying
out hospital visits and follow up on both out patients and admitted cases and
give update reports.
        
Assisting
Community Health Officer Compile Timely weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual
medical reports.
        
Screening,
educating and following up expectant mothers to attend antenatal care, have
safe delivery and attend postnatal care from recognized health institutions.
        
Compiling
a Maternal Audit for all expectant Mothers.
        
Following
up on EMTCT mothers.
        
Screening
and educating all children and communities on malnutrition.
Risk Management: Identifying, assessing and developing
strategies to mitigate against risks that may happen in the health section.
Compliance
        
Ensure
that the internal process and work plans are adhered to.
        
Ensure
compliance to policies and procedures during designing, execution, monitoring
and evaluation of the program activities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
        
The
ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) Reproductive Health Nurse
job opportunity should preferably hold a Diploma in Nursing and midwifery.
        
Should
be a registered nurse with Uganda Nursing council.
        
At least
two years of relevant experience in a busy environment.
        
Excellent
planning and organization skills.
        
People
centered.
        
Team
player
        
Excellent
communication skills both oral and written communication.
        
Good
working knowledge of MS Word, MS EXCEL, MS Power point and MS Project.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs and photo
copies of their professional qualifications including three referees via E-mail
to both recruitment@interaiduganda.org and iaurecruitment@interaiduganda.org
addressed to:
The Executive Director,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8, Kabala
Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 14th March 2018 by 5:00 PM
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