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: 
·        
Provides
skilled nursing procedures.
·        
Administers
medication as ordered within the scope of practice of the licensee.
·        
Performs
phlebotomy and/or initiates intravenous infusions as ordered (provided is
certified)
·        
Attends
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.
·        
May
supervise care given by other health workers e.g. HIV Medics, ART AIDE,
maintenance workers, Interns Phlebotomists etc.
·        
Charts
notes and medication administration according to protocol.
·        
Provides
patient and family education as directed by the clinical team.
·        
Exercises
appropriate judgment and decision making skills.
·        
Ensures
the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
·        
Reports
significant changes in the patient’s physical status to the clinician.
·        
Provide
patient Health education
·        
Other
duties may be assigned as needed



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold Certificate/Diploma in nursing obtained from a
reputable training institution.
·        
 Must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Council
·        
Additional
qualification in HIV/AIDS counselling will be an added advantage
·        
Must
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.
·        
Multi-tasking,
flexibility, telephone etiquette, customer care/service, time management, high
level of organization, attention to detail, scheduling
·        
knowledge
of Microsoft office applications
·        
Professionalism
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: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org
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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