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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

4 Enrolled Nurse Jobs at Lira Regional Referral Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
4 Enrolled Nurses



Jobs at:
Lira Regional Referral Hospital


Deadline of this Job:
March 15, 2019.
Duty Station:
Lira , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 11th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 500000 , Minimum: 350000 , Maximum: 1500000 , Period: MONTH

JOB DETAILS:

BACKGROUND
Lira Regional Referral Hospital is a 400 Bed Hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira town and serves a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral facility offering both specialized and general services to the districts in its service area. The Hospital with support from the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango Project seeks to recruit personnel in different fields to fill in the following positions:
Job Title: Enrolled Nurse (4) U7-MED-1
Report to: Nursing Officer
Location: LRRH

Duties and responsibilities:
• Providing quality nursing care and treatment to patients
• Provide direct patient care and is responsible for assessing, planning, and evaluating patients.
• Receive, registering, and triage clients in order to access proper medical care.
• Sensitizing patients /attendants about basic health care practices, giving health education talks on various topics of importance.
• Giving out treatment to patients as prescribed by the clinician and carrying out nursing procedures at all times as required.
• Ensure correct administration of drugs and perform the daily ART refilling for Clients.
• Keeping patients comfortable and ensuring a clean, safe and healthy working environment.
• Ensuring safe and effective measures of infection control among clients/patients especially on infectious diseases e.g. TB
• Prepare the work area and ensure all the equipment are in place and in good working order.
• Manage the follow up care ordered by doctors (including making any follow-up appointments, and facilitating referrals and further investigations).
• Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;
• Participating in continuous nursing coverage in the unit by receiving report and handing over of duties, compiling and submitting daily nursing care service activity reports.
• Offer counselling and testing services to clients.
• Ensuring confidentiality of clients.
• Observing and keeping proper records about the patients, in safe custody
• Manage the nursing and laboratory supplies and inventory, including making requests for drugs, equipment, supplies, maintenance of drug records.
• Participate in the CQI team meetings and activities
• Responsible for patient flow through the facility
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, skills and experience
• Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing from any recognized institution
• A minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar job
• A clear and concise understanding of the psychosocial issues relating to health and illness
• Good communication, team building, motivational skills
• A valid annual practicing license

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications addressed to the Human Resource Officer Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O. Box 2, Lira Uganda or Have it hand delivered to the hospital. With their application letters and CV to not later than March 15, 2019.