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Published: Nov 3, 2022 (2 months ago)

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SCOPE OF WORK:

The Enrolled nurse will be responsible for ensuring delivery of high quality and efficient clinical services to clients at IRC facilities, ensuring that high standards are adhered to in assessments, handling of emergencies, treatment and administration of medicines according to the Uganda Ministry of Health guidelines

Qualifications

Certificate in Nursing.

Should be registered with relevant professional body and must have a valid practicing licence

Experience

  • At least one year working experience in Primary Health Care settings:
  • Experience in planning, organizing and coordinating health activities;
  • Experience in Information management

Skills and Abilities

  • Counselling skills
  • Communication skills
  • Clinical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team  building skills


Responsibilities

SCOPE OF WORK:

The Enrolled nurse will be responsible for ensuring delivery of high quality and efficient clinical services to clients at IRC facilities, ensuring that high standards are adhered to in assessments, handling of emergencies, treatment and administration of medicines according to the Uganda Ministry of Health guidelines

Qualifications

Certificate in Nursing.

Should be registered with relevant professional body and must have a valid practicing licence

Experience

  • At least one year working experience in Primary Health Care settings:
  • Experience in planning, organizing and coordinating health activities;
  • Experience in Information management

Skills and Abilities

  • Counselling skills
  • Communication skills
  • Clinical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team  building skills


•Provide nursing care to all patients within the attached health facility and community outreaches.

•Attend to clients and prescribe drugs where necessary.

•Dispense drugs and other medical items to clients where necessary.

•Carry out weekly and emergency home visits.

•Provide information to clients to reduce their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education.

•Participate in client referral and transfer process as need arises.

•Participate in HIV awareness and sensitization in the communities.

•Train community health workers and village health teams in providing of basic health services, health promotion and client follow-up and referrals.

•Participate in the drawing and implementation of work plans for the clinic.

•Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.

•Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation.

•Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably expected from  your supervisors.

Communication/Reporting

  •   Provide regular feedback to the clinicians on status of the patients
  •   Assist in preparation of donor reports;
  •  Participate in the development and implementation of program work plans.


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