3 Entry Level Enrolled Comprehensive Nurse Referral US NGO Job Placements – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty
Station:
 
Uganda
Reports To: Health Manager
About
US:
The
International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian
crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at
the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and
life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At
work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity
and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads
the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998
supporting nationals and refugees and various institutions in the country
notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and
the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health,
peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and
children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, a regional office in
Lamwo, Moroto, West Nile and in South western Uganda. Given the conflict
outbreak in South Sudan, IRC extended its services to Palabek refugee settlement
to support refugees being settled in Lamwo district.
IRC
is currently looking for enthusiastic, hardworking and self-motivated persons
to join our team to support the effective delivery of the organization’s
mission.
Job Summary:  Under
the supervision and guidance of a Health Manager, the Enrolled Nurse Referral
will be responsible for direct delivery of high quality and efficient nursing
services to clients at the attached health facility and in the community
ensuring that high standards are adhered to in assessments, handling of
emergencies, treatment and administration of medicines. S/he will be expected
to work within the health facility and also offer services in the community in
the catchment area. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Linkage of referred
patients from the refugee settlement for appropriate services.
·       Follow-up of referred
patients while they are admitted in the hospital.
·       Updating us on a weekly
basis the status of the patients referred.
·       Documentation and
generation of reports and referral data base, this information will be reported
back to the IRC M&E officer, UNHCR and also to the health center
administration for purposes of documenting service delivery as well as
accountability.
·       Taking responsibility
for coordinating the welfare of the refugees referred to referral hospitals.
·       Coordination of
transport for discharged patients coming back to Palabek refugee settlement,
Lamwo.
·       In the case of death of
a patient, the referral nurse will coordinate with IRC management for the
transportation of the body back to Palabek refugee settlement for burial.
·       Liaising with the
hospital administration to effectively coordinate services for referred
clients.
·       Carrying out any other
roles that may be delegated to you by your supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Must have a certificate
of enrollment of nursing from a recognized institution
·       Must be registered and
licensed with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
·       At least 2 years of work
experience, with field experience in providing services to refugees.
·       Planning and organizing
·       Concern for quality and
standards
·       Communication
·       Ethics and integrity
·       Self-control and stress
management
·       Time management
How to Apply:
Please
send filled IRC application form, cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae in One Pdf
attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for to:
UAIRCJobs@rescue.org or hands
deliver to Human Resource department in IRC Lamwo Office, Located
on Mission road,
Palabek Kal.
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please
note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be automatically
disqualified.
Whilst
all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits,
qualified Females are especially encouraged to apply. IRC is an equal
opportunity Employer.
Deadline: 27th
January 2020
For
more of the latest jobs, please visit 
http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our
facebook page 
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