3 Fresher Enrolled Nurse Job Placements – CORSU

Job
Title:          
 Enrolled
Nurse (3 Job Placements)
Organization: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)
Duty Station: Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to:
Head of Nursing
About US:
Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established
in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported
by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and
Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic
Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.
Job Summary:   The Enrolled Nurse will provide
individualized patient care to a diversity of patients and make significant
difference in the lives of patients and their families..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receives patients at triage, take and enter data in file maker, i.e.
    patients’ history, body weight, vital observations, height.
  • Write request forms for x-rays, haemoglobin level, for new patients
    and follow ups.
  • Translating for patients where need arise.
  • Dressing of wounds, removing fixators from patients, K-wires, using
    the aseptic technique.
  • Assisting doctors in the consultation rooms, ushering in patients.
  • Counselling and health educating patients and attendants.
  • Giving start treatments.
  • Directing patients where to go after attending to the doctor.
  • Comply with the procedures, regulations, and rules in maintaining
    medical records.
  • Maintain the unit clean, tidy and free from infection by following
    infection control procedures and protocols.
  • Disinfect and scrub instruments, fold gauze, cotton wool and take
    drums to the autoclave.
  • Identify patient care requirements by establishing rapport with the
    patient as well as the relatives.
  • Uphold patients’ dignity and confidentiality in all patient care
    operations.
  • Maintain cooperative relationship among health care teams by
    communicating
  • information, responding to requests and participating in
    problem-solving methods.
  • To protect patients and employees by adhering to infection control
    policies and protocols.
  • Account for all the hospital equipment in the department and report
    any defects.
  • Liaise with the OPD in-charge to request for the required items in
    the unit.
  • Respond to any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Certificate in Nursing.
  • Registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)
  • Certificate in First Aid and CPR
  • Two years of work experience in a general Hospital.
  • Experience working in an orthopaedic and plastic / reconstructive
    surgery hospital.
  • Previous experience of working in an operating Theatre is of added
    advantage.
  • Good computer knowledge and skills
  • Good customer care especially when dealing with children having a
    disability.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications (detailed CV, covering letter plus relevant
copies of academic qualifications) should be submitted to The Head of Human
Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. Box 46 Kisubi or email to
recruitment@corsuhospital.org
Deadline: 24th May, 2019 by 5:00pm.
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