Fresher Registered Nurse Jobs – Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI)

Job Title:  Registered Nurse
Organisation: Makerere
University Lung Institute (MLI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Head of Department, Clinical Services, MLI
About US:
Makerere University
Lung Institute (MLI) is a center of excellence for Lung Health research, training
and care at Makerere University. Our mission is to conduct high quality lung
health research that integrates disease prevention, clinical care and training
in Sub-Saharan Africa.
MLI will soon open a
state of the art outpatient clinic called the Lung Institute Clinic (LIC). The
mission of LIC is provision of first world respiratory care to patients with
respiratory illness.
Job Summary:  The Registered Nurse will provide competent
and efficient nursing services to clients. Such services shall include treating
all clients with dignity, respect, care and compassion, recognizing their
individual health beliefs, needs and values.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Perform measurement of patients’ basic/vital physical parameters
  • Enter medical data of patients into register, patient’s file, and
    electronic databases; and provide monthly medical reports
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with regards to patient’s medical
    records, patient management and treatment
  • Administer minor ‘outpatient’ treatment and immunization
  • Assist in providing health education and health promotion programs
    for the Institute
  • Maintain medical supplies inventory
  • Organize and prioritize work schedule to meet client needs and
    Institutional deadlines
  • Establish, build and sustain effective relationships within MLI as
    well as with internal and external clients
  • Serve the community in health related situations to achieve healthy
    community facets

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Nursing
  • Must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
  • One to three years of continuous clinical experience in nursing as a
    registered nurse
  • Previous experience in the usage of computers / MS Office Packages
    (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work in a Clinical and
    Research setting, with respect for diversity
  • Effective Communication; ability to write in a clear and concise
    manner and to communicate effectively orally
  • Flexible and reliable with demonstrated ability to adapt to
    different clinical/research environments
  • Must be diligent, honest and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Age: Between 21
    and 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letters,
CVs with two professional referees; and photocopies of academic qualifications
to the Makerere University Lung Institute Offices.  Applications should be addressed to:
The Administrator,
Makerere University
Lung Institute,
Makerere University
College of Health Sciences,
New Mulago Hospital
Upper Mulago Hill
P.O. BOX 7749,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 17th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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