Fresher Registered Nurse Job Opportunities – Sawa HealthCare Group (SHCG) – Old Kampala Hospital

Job Title:     Registered Nurse
Organization: Sawa
HealthCare Group (SHCG)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Medical Director
About US:
Sawa HealthCare
Group exists to provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare services
in the communities we serve and to do so in a sustainable manner with the
highest level of integrity. 
Job Summary: The
Registered Nurse will provide care to patients, by providing medical support.
The Registered 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promotes and restores patients’ health
    by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and
    multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological
    support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team
  • Identifies patient care requirements by
    establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other
    persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship
    among health care teams by communicating information; responding to
    requests; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment
    by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients,
    friends, and families.
  • Actively promotes patient’s independence
    by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family
    to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to
    therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care
    goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments;
    following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of
    care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other
    governing agency regulations.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by
    utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working
    environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling
    for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients and employees by
    adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication
    administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance

  • Documents patient care services by
    charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams
    by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing
  • Maintains patient confidence and
    protects operations by keeping information confidential. title: nurse,
  • Ensures operation of equipment by
    completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s
    instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs;
    maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by
    checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies;
    placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies;
    using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Participate in ward side nursing procedures
    as a member of the caring team
  • Prepare and perform sterile procedure
    and support the Medical Doctor in their delivery of medical services
  • Ensure patients are comfortable, in a
    healthy and secure environment to enhance quick recovery.
  • Conduct observations, diagnosis, and
    nursing procedures and give necessary treatment in consultation with the Medical
  • Participate in drug supply management
    that includes drug requisition, monitoring consumption and supervision of
    the drug dispensing process.
  • Coordinate nursing activities in the
    wards and ensure patient focused approach is used at all times.
  • Offer support to the Medical Officer in
    keeping simple books of accounts and make estimates for the wards and
    other units.
  • Maintain personal contact with patients,
    take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate
    for further action if necessary.
  • 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.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold
    relevant qualifications and experience

How to Apply:
All candidates who
are suitably qualified are advised to send their application and curriculum
vitae to
Deadline: 31st January 2019
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