11 Fresher Enrolled Nurse Job Positions – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 Job Title:    Enrolled Nurse (11 Job
Placements)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:  Facility Lab-In charge

Vacancy Code:  EN X026

 

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local
Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West
Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV
Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project
supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko,
Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.

 

Job Summary:   The Enrolled Nurse will mainly support the
provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to the Health
facility clients in line with the Good clinical practices

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
clinical assessment and evaluation of health or illnesses of clients and give
proper individualized patient centered care and treatment in line with Good
clinical practices.

·       
Ensure
proper running and functioning of the ART clinic in line with COVID-19
prevention measures.

·       
Prepare
and submit periodic activity work plans, monthly timesheets and periodic
reports to key stakeholders in line with Health facility targets

·       
Provide
appropriate advice, health education and counselling to patients and their
caregivers.

·       
Monitor
the implementation of procedures comprehensive HIV care package at the HF as
per the set targets for the health facility.

·       
Participate
in HF QI activities in liaison with the HF in charge and the QI Focal Person.

·       
Participate
in management of non-suppressed clients in the supported facilities

·       
Participate
in client retention interventions at facility and community levels.

·       
Participate
in case finding interventions at health facility levels

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Certificate of enrolment in Nursing.

·       
At least
two years of nursing experience in clinic or hospital-based services.
Experience in HIV/AIDS and ART is an added advantage.

·       
Have Key
personal competences in team and communication skills, must be dynamic,
persuasive &convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high
initiative.

·       
Willingness
to work and live in rural areas is required.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates 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

 

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.

·       
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

·       
Make
sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4 pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

·       
Indicate
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·       
Please
note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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

 

Deadline:  4th October 2020

 

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