2 Entry Level Nursing Officer Job Placements – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job
Title:        
 Nursing
Officer (4 Job Placements)
Organization: Joint
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Nursing Officer
About US:
Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established
in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence specializing
in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.
Job Summary: The
Nursing Officer is responsible for assessing patient’s health problems and
needs, develop and implement nursing care, maintain medical records and engage
in research activities as requested. He/she shall also advise patients on
health.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receive and give patients report to the
    medical staff on duty.
  • Assess, plan implement and evaluate
    nursing care of patients.
  • Preparing for and attending the doctor`s
    ward round,
  • Sort out investigations ordered and
    doing them immediately.
  • Administer drugs as per doctors’
    prescription.
  • Give ongoing counselling and Directly
    Observed Treatment (DOTs), especially to those with known poor adherence
    to ARVs and anti TB drugs.
  • Accompany very sick patients for example
    those on oxygen for investigations and those referred to other hospitals
    for further management.
  • Prepare and carry out treatment
    procedures as required.
  • Assist the doctor when carrying out
    treatment procedures.
  • Prepare patients bills for accounts.
  • Order drugs from the pharmacy and
    sundries from the stores.
  • Plan and give health education to
    patients and their care giver.
  • Engage in research activities.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from
    time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint
    Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) Nursing Officer job must be a Registered
    Nurse, BSN an added advantage
  • At least two years of general nursing
    experience
How to Apply:
All candidates
should fill in this application form, Download
Here
, and send it to hr@jcrc.org.ug. Applicants should not attach any
other documentations like CVs and academic documents at this point as these
will be sought after the shortlisting phases.
All application
forms should be addressed to the: Director Finance & Administration on
email: hr@jcrc.org.ug
Deadline: 5th August 2019
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