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Nurse Jobs in Uganda

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Medical Teams International

Enrolled Nurse

Kampala, Uganda

Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Occupational Health Nurse

Kampala, Uganda

Ministry of Local Government (Uganda)

Enrolled Nurse - Rakai

Kampala, Uganda

Ministry of Local Government (Uganda)

Enrolled Nurse - Lyantonde District Service Commission

Kampala, Uganda

Medical Teams International

Ambulance Driver

Kampala, Uganda

Medical Teams International

Enrolled Midwife

Kampala, Uganda

Medical Teams International

Health Assistant

Kampala, Uganda

Health Service Commission Uganda

CLOSED
Senior Principal Assistant Nursing Officer

Kampala, Uganda

Health Service Commission Uganda

CLOSED
Assistant Nursing Officer (Palliative Care)

Kampala, Uganda

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United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

CLOSED
Case Management Nurse

Kampala, Uganda

Closing: Feb 8, 2023

7 days remaining

Published: Jan 26, 2023 (6 days ago)

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Job Summary: Responsible for providing a comprehensive nursing package that includes preventive, curative and public health education services. Ensure quality of care in line with Medical Officers and Clinical Officers prescriptions, medical protocols and universal hygiene standards.

Education, Experience, Licenses and Certifications

  • Certificate in Comprehensive Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing and Midwifery is required
  • Registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is required
  • Valid practicing license is required
  • 6 months of nursing experience is required
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures
  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol

Skills

  • Skilled in applying professional nursing care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good command of both written and spoken English

Abilities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
  • Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
  • Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Ability to be flexible and manage stress
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct


Responsibilities
Job Summary: Responsible for providing a comprehensive nursing package that includes preventive, curative and public health education services. Ensure quality of care in line with Medical Officers and Clinical Officers prescriptions, medical protocols and universal hygiene standards.

Education, Experience, Licenses and Certifications

  • Certificate in Comprehensive Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing and Midwifery is required
  • Registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is required
  • Valid practicing license is required
  • 6 months of nursing experience is required
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures
  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol

Skills

  • Skilled in applying professional nursing care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good command of both written and spoken English

Abilities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
  • Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
  • Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Ability to be flexible and manage stress
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct


Physical Conditions

  • Provide nursing services including observation, diagnosis and treatment in consultation with the Clinical Officer
  • Maintain personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further action if necessary and participate in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary
  • Ensure patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
  • Ensure patients are comfortable and in a healthy and secure environment to enhance quick recovery
  • Assist with ward rounds to complete paperwork required for admission and discharging of patients
  • Dispense medication according to prescription, ensuring correct labelling and directions; Ensure patient understands how to take medicine by providing clear instructions
  • Participate in PHC activities including health education, MCH activities and nutrition programs
  • Carry out family planning, PMTCT and HCT services both at the health facility and within the community
  • Monitor the consumption of drugs and nursing equipment; notify supervisor of re-stocking needs
  • Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
  • Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met
  • Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Other duties as assigned


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