Entry Level Locum Nurse NGO Job Placements – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:      Locum Nurse
Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Job Reference: LNX01
Reports to:  Nurse Team Lead
About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute, established within
Makerere University, is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization which aims to
strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious
diseases; through research and capacity development.
Job Summary:   The Locum Nurse will be required to provide
nursing care to patients attending IDC, provide health education and advise to
patients and their family members, provide translation whenever necessary,
guide in clinical practice and duties of other nurses. Participate in clinical
research studies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Provides nursing care to patients attending the
IDC
·       
To provide clinical care including triaging,
clinical assessment of patients of patient’s problems, investigations to
HIV/AIDS patients attending IDI- supported health facilities in line with
standard treatment guidelines.
·       
Provides health education and advice to patients
and family members
·       
Assists medical doctors in carrying out clinical
procedures
·       
Provides translation services to visiting
medical doctors as required
·       
Ensures patient flow in the IDC
·       
Performs quality assurance and quality control
(QA/AC) to ensure completeness of source documents.
·       
Participates in giving Medicines when required.
·       
Checks medical supply stock and ensures
procedure charts are fully equipped
·       
Guides the clinical practice and duties of other
nursing staff
·       
Participates as a full member of the IDC health
care team
·       
Attends clinic staff meetings on a daily basis
as available
·       
Participate whenever requested to do so in
clinic research studies.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must have completed the Nurses
Training in a recognized educational institution with certificate/ Diploma.
·       
At least two years of work experience in a
clinical setting
·       
Full and active registration with the Uganda
Nurses and Midwives council (Valid general practice license).
·       
Self- motivated and capable of meeting
deadlines.
·       
Excellent communication skills.
·       
Good interpersonal skills and able to interact
productively with other team members.
How to Apply:
All Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it
takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address (Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug).
The Senior Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases
Institute – IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University P. O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
Key Notes:
·       
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does
not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment
process
·       
Make sure that your application letter, CV and
certificates are attached as one document
·       
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for
your email
·       
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
·       
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification
Deadline: 6th March 2020
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