Several Nurse Job Placements – Watoto Child Care Ministries

Job Title:        Nurses
(Several Job Placements)
Organisation: Watoto
Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: Watoto
Babies’ Home, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Watoto Child Care
Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and
restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical,
spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso,
Mpigi and Gulu.
Job Summary:  The Nurse to contribute to the day-to-day
clinical activities within Watoto Babies’ Home.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To participate in daily clinical rounds and perform daily nursing
    duties as allocated by a nurse supervisor, including but not limited to
    attending appointments, working with isolated babies, and looking after
    admitted patients.
  • To ensure that clinical issues are promptly resolved, prioritising
    on what is best for the health and well-being of the babies within baby
  • To promptly identify and contain infections, with clear instructions
    given to Baby Watoto staff on infection control and measures.
  • To ensure privacy and confidentiality of babies by not revealing
    their story or medical history to anyone other than those directly
    involved in their medical care.
  • To participate in infants’ feed calculations and nutritional
    management of those with malnutrition, under the guidance of the
    supervising nurse.
  • To maintain an up-to-date medical records using clear and concise
  • To provide clinical updates regarding infants to the supervising
    nurse, with pertinent information forwarded with discretion to the nurse
  • To participate in health programmes within and outside Watoto as and
    when a need arises, working with a team spirit alongside other medical
    professionals and external service providers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Watoto Nurse job opportunity should
    hold a diploma in nursing.
  • Must be a registered Nurse with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives
  • A minimum of two years of experience in paediatric nursing.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to relate well to
    children of all ages.
  • High level of motivation and initiative and strive for a high
    standard of practice.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover
letter, academic documents and CV (not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a
Pastor’s recommendation letter to (Subject Line: Nurse
– First Name, Last Name)
Deadline: 31st March 2019
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