83 Job Vacancies for Enrolled Nurses at Health Service Commission

83 Job Vacancies for Enrolled Nurses at Health Service Commission
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Job Title:   Enrolled Nurse  (83 Job Vacancies)

Funding Source: US Government President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
Name of Institution: Regional Referral Hospitals
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Nursing Officer
Reference: HRM 72/173/05RRH
About US:
The United States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the implementing Partners and they will be  seconded to identified hospitals and Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Takes part in continuous nursing coverage on Wards/Units by receiving reports and effectively handing over to in-coming staff.
·         Keeps patients comfortable and ensure a clean and safe environment.
·         Provides timely treatment as prescribed and carry out nursing procedures.
·         Carries out observations, keep proper records and ensure their safe custody.
·         Participates in doctors/clinical officers’ ward rounds.
·         Receives patients, registers admissions and discharges.
·         Ensures that aseptic techniques are adhered to in the preparation procedures.
·         Maintains close contact with patients
·         Ensure confidentiality
·         Carries out Health Education to patients and their attendants.
·         Actively participates in Primary Health Care activities.
·         Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Nursing Officer
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The applicants for the nursing jobs should be enrolled nurses or enrolled comprehensive nurses with certificates from recognized institutions
·         At least two years’ experience as a Health Worker.
·         The applicant must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
·         The candidate should possess a patient focused approach and pleasant personality.
·         Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.
How to Apply for the job :
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following requirements to avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all parts of the application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here, and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied for.
2. On each application form the following must be attached;
·         Recent and original copies of the passport size photographs.
·         Copies of the academic and professional certificates.
·         Copies of letters of appointment, plus confirmation letters as it may apply.
·         Copies of Registration Certificates and valid Practicing Licenses for Health Workers who are required by law to register with the relevant Professional Councils.
3. It is emphasized that:
·         All applications should bear the name of the Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check at top of advert)
·         Applicants must state clearly on the application forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
·         Short listed candidates shall be required to bring their unlaminated original certificates at the interview. Failure to present the originalcertificates or any other relevant documents may lead to automatic disqualification from interviews. Health Workers who are on long term training must not apply.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates unlaminated at the interview. Candidates who will present forged certificates are to be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.
Send to:
Secretary, Health Service Commission.
Plot No. 1 Pilkington Road,
Workers’ House,
3rd Floor (Northern Wing) or
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala
Deadline: 2nd September, 2015

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