AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Public Health Nurse Jobs in Uganda

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Public Health Nurse Jobs in Uganda


Public Health Nurse Needed!!!

  • AMI is a leading provider of medical and specialized healthcare services, providing clients with sustainable health and medical solutions.

  • AMI is seeking the services of a Registered Nurse with Public Health background and knowledge of outbreak investigations including case detection and contact tracing.

  • The Registered Nurse is recruited as a surge personnel to form part of our COVID-19 Response team.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) or his designate, the incumbent will perform disease surveillance activities related, but not limited, to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

    • Collect and Analyze COVID-19 epidemiological data using statistical measures.

    • Extract epidemiological health data from the medical records of mission medical treatment
    facilities.

    • Train and lead the team of medical staff and volunteers that will conduct routine
    contact tracing.

    • Investigate suspect/confirmed cases of COVID-19 and ensure that comprehensive contact tracing is conducted.

    • Monitor epidemiological trends within the host country and region including surveillance
    activity reports for necessary adjustments of mission control measures.

    • Report to the office of CMO the results of investigations, special studies, and surveillance.

    • Collect epidemiological data for the surveillance of specific diseases of Public Health importance and other health conditions.

    • Arrange for the cooperative use of epidemiological data with local and regional
    health authorities, other agencies, and organizations.

    • Work with other health personnel and relevant mission stakeholders for resolution of public
    health problems.

    • Conduct/participate in training and mentoring of medical staff in surveillance activities.

    • Participate in the development and review of reporting formats for COVID-19.

    • Participate in the development of a risk communication strategy for COVID-19.

    • Participate in the development and review of mission COVID-19 preparedness and response
    plans including relevant SOPs.

    • Performs any other duties assigned by the CMO or his designate.

    • Ability to work in a professional, responsible, and timely manner while safeguarding medical confidentiality.

    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a multinational environment.

    • Ability to manage small teams with minimal supervision.

    Minimum Education Qualification Requirements The prospective candidate,

    • must be a fully qualified Registered Professional Nurse with an accredited Baccalaureate Nursing Program in a University (3 or 4 years) OR accredited Diploma Program (4 years) after High School.

    • must have completed a Diploma or certificate program in Public Health.

    • must have at least three (x 3) years of continuous experience in general Nursing or
    management of Public health programs.

    • must be currently certified and registered to practice Nursing in his/her own country or
    another UN member state. License validity should cover the deployment duration.

    • Relevant experience in occupational, tropical, and travel medicine is an advantage.

    Experience

  • Minimum of three (x 3) years of experience in Nursing with a bias on Public Health programs such as management of epidemic outbreaks.

    Language

  • Fluent in English; excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in reviewing and editing documents.

    Computer skills

  • Word processing, spreadsheet, database development, and management.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Public Health Nurse Jobs in Uganda


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