9 Entry Level SMC Nurse CDC Project Job Placements – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    SMC Nurse (9 Entry Level Job
Placements)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

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

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Regional
VMMC Coordinator

Vacancy Code: SMN
X032

 

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
SMC Nurse will support provision Safe Male Medical Circumcision as part of
quality Male Sexual Health services in his / her site as well as ensure timely
documentation and reporting of the site where he or she is attached.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Oversee
scale up of Safe Male Medical Circumcision as part of quality Male Sexual
Health service, and provide leadership to the site when assigned.

·       
Ensure
documentation of all surgical and follow-up procedures.

·       
Ensure
that all activities as pertains to circumcision are conducted according to
standard operating procedures and ethical requirements.

·       
Participate
with other surgical teams in service delivery e.g. during SMC procedures.
Provide nursing care to clients attending the clinics.

·       
Assess
clinical patient problems

·       
Participate
in Cleaning, disinfecting, packing and sterilisation of surgical instruments

·       
Treat
each client with dignity, respect and understanding in accordance with IDI’s
philosophy

·       
Communicate
professionally to different stakeholders

·       
Participate
as a full member of IDI VMMC team

·       
Willingness
to support other project related duties as required.

·       
Participate
in site static and outreach SMC activities.

·       
Provide
post-operative care to SMC clients.

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.

·       
At least
two years of work and leadership experience in a clinical and surgical setting
is required.

·       
Additional
training in HIV/AIDS and SMC will be an added advantage.

·       
Training
in SMC and Adverse Event Management with a certificate is an added advantage.

·       
Ability
to communicate with clients in local languages is desirable.

·       
Knowledge
and understanding of SMC for HIV prevention.

·       
Demonstrated
leadership skills in a health care setting is essential with the ability to
work in a multidisciplinary team.

·       
Demonstrate
skills in Quality improvement in for SMC service provision in line with MOH
standards.

·       
Good
computer presentation skills.

·       
Experience
and basic skills in Logistic handling and management

 

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 4pages) 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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