Fresher Nurse/Theatre Assistant Jobs – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

 

Job Title:    Nurse/Theatre Assistant

Organisation: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
VMMC Team Lead

 

About US:

Makerere University
Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for profit Company under Makerere
University. MJAP works to build partnerships and strengthen health systems to
optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and other
diseases of public health importance in Africa.

 

MJAP is implementing
a sub-award grant from Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), for accelerating
HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control in Kampala region; with funding from the President’s
Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

 

Job Summary:  The Nurse/Theatre Assistant will create
awareness and provide Voluntary Male Circumcision services to men and boys with
in Health centres and community in accordance with the Ministry of Health and
World Health Organization (WHO) SMC policy guidelines.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist
surgical teams during MMC procedures

·       
Screen
for eligibility for VMMC and assist circumcisers in conducting the circumcision
procedure

·       
Provide
immediate post-operative care for VMMC clients

·       
Participate
in the provision of TT vaccinations for SMC clients under the oversight of the
Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) focal person at Makerere university
hospital.

·       
Provide
counselling to clients on safe male circumcision and HIV in line with WHO
guidelines.

·       
Ensure
procedures are carried out safely in accordance with agreed policies.

·       
Maintain
client records as required cognizant of standard ethical requirements

·       
Perform
client follow-up after circumcision and attend to client help-line.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must be a registered/Diploma in Nursing or related discipline

·       
Must be
registered with the Nurses council

·       
MUST
have a Certificate of training in circumcision from a recognized institution

·       
At least
one year of experience in a busy clinical or hospital setting, and experience
in counseling

·       
Special
knowledge in the management of Adverse Events following circumcision and its
related complications, confidentiality, team player, ability to empathize and
be patient, nursing & counseling skills

·       
Good
interpersonal skills, excellent oral communication skills

·       
Good
team player

 

How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their cover
letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents
to: [email protected] addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University
Joint AIDS Program (MJAP).

 

Please ensure that
your attachments do not exceed 5 MB.

 

NB: We
do appreciate your interest to work with MJAP. However, we regret that only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the submission
deadline.

 

Deadline: 11th March 2021 by 5:00pm

 

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