Duty Station: Kyangwali Refugee Settlement
To provide a comprehensive nursing package that include preventive, curative and health education to support and encourage a healthy living culture within the target population.
Duties & Responsibilities
Stand in and perform the duties of the Clinical Officer in his/her absence
Take part in ward side nursing procedures as a member of the caring team
Prepare and perform sterile procedure and support the Medical Doctor in their delivery of medical services
Ensure patients are comfortable, in a healthy and secure environment to enhance quick recovery.
Manage and supervise performance of the direct reports
Coach, capacity build and provide mentorship to the direct reports
Carry out observations, diagnosis, and nursing procedures and give necessary treatment in consultation with the Clinical Officer.
Take part in drug supply management that includes drug requisition, monitoring consumption and supervision of the drug dispensing process.
Coordinate nursing activities in the wards and ensure patient focussed approach is used at all times.
Support the Clinical Officer to keep simple books of accounts and make estimates for the wards and other units.
Participate in PHC activities that include health education, MCH activities and nutrition programmes.
Maintain personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further action if necessary.
Prepare and submit progress reports covering the areas of operation.
Manage patients with confidentiality and adherence to the professional code of conduct.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
A Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing (3yrs)
A certificate of Registration from the National Nursing body
At least 3 years’ experience in similar or higher position.
Skills and Competencies
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
A good command of both written and spoken English
Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
People Management skills
Able to capacity build and develop others
Ability to mobilize different audiences
Commitment to the organizational values
Interested Candidates who meet the above criterior should submit their applications in person to gather an updated CV with at least 3 referees with their telephone contacts
The Human Resource & Administration Officer
Action Africa Help International -Uganda
Plot 72 Ntida Road
P.o Box 10501
Deadline 23rd 01 2012