Staff Nurse Job Career – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Job Title:   Staff Nurse
Organization: AIDS
Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Kakooge
HC III, Uganda
About US:
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters
based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Healthcare Foundation is registered in
Uganda as AIDS Healthcare Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-UC) which is
collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including antiretroviral
therapy in resource constrained settings.
AHF – Uganda Cares
to date operates in districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Kyotera,
Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Luweero, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala, Masindi,
Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Hoima, Nakasongora, Nakaseke, Buikwe, Ntungamo,
Tororo, Kapelebyong, Busia and supports 54 clinic sites country wide.
Job Summary:   The Staff Nurse will provide quality care to
patients in a health care setting. Assists the health care team and may act as
a team leader within the scope of the practice guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
skilled nursing procedures.
medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered (provided is
and participates in team conferences, meetings, CMEs as required.
May act
as a team leader to assist with the provision and supervision of patient care.
supervise care given by other health workers e.g. HIV Medics, ART AIDE,
maintenance workers, Interns Phlebotomists etc.
notes and medication administration according to protocol.
patient and family education as directed by the clinical team.
appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the clinician.
patient Health education
duties may be assigned as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
ideal candidate must hold Certificate/Diploma in nursing obtained from a
reputable training institution.
 Must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Council
qualification in HIV/AIDS counselling will be an added advantage
have at least 3 years’ experience providing similar services in a reputable
health facility or organization.
 Hands on experience in HIV prevention, care
and management.
flexibility, telephone etiquette, customer care/service, time management, high
level of organization, attention to detail, scheduling
of Microsoft office applications
and maintaining a quality focus.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to send email application
(Cover Letter and CV ONLY) to:
mentioning position applied for in the subject line. The email should not be
larger than 2 MB – any larger email will not be considered. Deliver your hard
copy application to the front office Assistant at Head Office – AHF Uganda
cares Kiira Road.
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Deadline: Friday 18 October, 2019 at 5:00pm
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