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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

3 Enrolled Nurses Job at Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Enrolled Nurses [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Science , Category: Health Professionals ]

Jobs at: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU)

Deadline of this Job:
24th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 24th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported
by CBM (Christian Blind Mission).
CoRSU provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children as well as adults with disability.
CoRSU Hospital is urgently looking for young and dynamic potential professionals
in the following fields:
Enrolled Nurses: (3 positions)
Duty Station: OPD (Can be rotated to other work stations as per rota)
Department: Nursing
Reports to Head of Nursing
Overall job objective:
To provide individualized patient care to a diversity of patients and make significant
difference in the lives of patients and their families..

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Receives patients at triage, take and enter data in file maker, i.e. patients’ history, body weight, vital observations, height.
• Write request forms for x-rays, haemoglobin level, for new patients and follow ups.
• Translating for patients where need arise.
• Dressing of wounds, removing fixators from patients, K-wires, using the aseptic technique.
• Assisting doctors in the consultation rooms, ushering in patients.
• Counselling and health educating patients and attendants.
• Giving start treatments.
• Directing patients where to go after attending to the doctor.
• Comply with the procedures, regulations, and rules in maintaining medical records.
• Maintain the unit clean, tidy and free from infection by following infection control procedures and protocols.
• Disinfect and scrub instruments, fold gauze, cotton wool and take drums to the autoclave.
• Identify patient care requirements by establishing rapport with the patient as well as the relatives.
• Uphold patients’ dignity and confidentiality in all patient care operations.
• Maintain cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating
• information, responding to requests and participating in problem-solving methods.
• To protect patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
• Account for all the hospital equipment in the department and report any defects.
• Liaise with the OPD in-charge to request for the required items in the unit.
• Respond to any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.

• Good computer knowledge and skills
• Good customer care especially when dealing with children having a disability.

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Certificate in Nursing.
• Registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)
• Certificate in First Aid and CPR
• A minimum of 2 years work experience in a general Hospital.
• Experience working in an orthopaedic and plastic / reconstructive surgery hospital.
• An experience of working in an operating Theatre is of added advantage.

Job application procedure
Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resource, CoRSU Hospital P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to . Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews. The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 24 th May, 2019. Qualified persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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