Assistant Nursing Officer (Nursing) Jobs – USAID RHITES-N Project

Assistant Nursing Officer (Nursing)
Organization: USAID
funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Senior Nursing Officer / Nursing Officer
About US:
The USAID funded
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango) is operating in the nine districts of the Lango sub-region of
northern Uganda (Alebtong, Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Kwania, Lira, Otuke
and Oyam). RHITES-N, Lango will increase the effective use of sustainable
health services in the region. The Project is led by John Snow, Inc. in
partnership with African Medical and Research Foundation (Amref), Doctors with
Africa (CUAMM), The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG) and Another Option. The
project will contribute to measurable improvements in key Ugandan national
health indicators (HIV; tuberculosis [TB]; malaria, maternal, newborn, and
child health [MNCH]; family planning [FP]; water, sanitation, and hygiene
[WASH]; and nutrition).  USAID RHITES-N,
Lango will facilitate the recruitment of qualified Ugandans on behalf of Lira
RRH. The hospital is a 400 bed hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira
town with a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral
facility offering both specialized and general services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate nursing activities
  • Prepare and submit reports
  • Allocate duties to nursing staff and student for smooth running of
    wards of health units
  • Coach and mentor students and staff
  • Participate in research activities for evidence based practice
  • Implement nursing protocols
  • Manage performance of staff
  • Make arrangement for provision of wards with adequate supplies and
  • Account for supplies and drugs
  • Conduct primary health care and health education
  • Enforce strict adherence to code of conduct and ethics

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Nursing from any recognised
    institution. A Bachelor’s degree of Science degree in Nursing will be an
    added advantage.
  • Registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Council and hold a
    valid practicing license
  • Three years of working experience in a similar job
  • A clear and concise understanding of the psychosocial issues
    relating to health and illness
  • Good communication, team building, motivational skills
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their applications and CV addressed to the Human
Resource Office, Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O Box 2, Lira, Uganda or
hand deliver to the hospital. The current job holders are encouraged to apply.
Applicants whose qualifications have not changed in the advert do not need to
re-apply. The above positions are contract jobs and will be remunerated
according to the Government of Uganda pay scales.
Deadline: 5th April 2019
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