CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda Registered Nurses Jobs
CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda Registered Nurses Jobs
Job Role: To provide bedside nursing care to patients admitted in the ward, ICU and OR.
Key Result Areas
Carries out Nursing Assessment and Care
Initiates treatment and responds accordingly)
Promotes wholeness and well-being including safety and comfort of patients
Sets priorities in nursing care based on patients’ need
Ensures continuity of care
Utilizes the nursing process as framework for nursing
Formulates a plan of care in collaboration with patients and other members of the health team
Implements planned nursing care to achieve identified outcomes
Evaluates progress toward expected outcomes
Responds to the urgency of the patient’s condition and reports any abnormalities to in-charge and physicians.
Provide Health Education and Orientation to patients and/or caretakers
Participates in weekly health education talks to caregivers and patients.
Orients new patients on the operations of the wards
Provides information to patients according to their discharge plan
Responds to information needs of patients and caregivers
Provide pre and post surgical care to patients
Prepare patients for Surgery.
Process Doctors orders
Attend ward rounds with Doctors
Read and implement doctors instructions
Follow-up on tests
Give feedback to Doctors
[Cares for wounds using sterile technique
Organize procedure room
Disinfect and appropriately store all equipment used
Dispose of all medical waste in the proper bins
Ensure appropriate use of PPE during procedures
Transcribe orders in the patient chart according to set guidelines
Maintains accurate and updated documentation of patient care
Conduct and record 24hour chart check of patients under your care
Records outcome of patient care
Maintains an effective recording and reporting system
Conduct an appropriate Handover process
Receives a report from the previous shift and confirms the entries made
Assumes full responsibility during the shift and provides all appropriate information in patient care management to the next shift
Makes inventory of all available supplies and equipment before receiving or handing over
Writes handover and receiving reports clearly documenting what transpired during the shift. Especially regarding vitals, medicines given and status of the patient.
Carries out Shift leader roles
Ensures that all OPD patients that have been admitted have got files.
Ensures that all OPD patients sent to the pharmacy have been served timely by the dispending Nurse.
Acts as a point of contact on the ward in the absence of the charge nurse.
Ensures that all admitted patient on the ward have nurse attending to them.
Ensures that the ward is tidy and clean before the ward round and at all times.
Ensure that clean hospital linen is available for caretaker.
Ensure that all admitted patients have been oriented by the ward clerk and attending nurses.
Ensure that all patients’ investigations have been done and results filed in the patients file by the attending nurse.
Operating Room Function
Prepare OR rooms for Surgeries
Ensure proper circulation in the room
Participated in scrubbing
Clear operating room after surgery.
Occupational Health & Safety
All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to themselves, other staff members
Spiritual Ministry participation
Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.
Other duty function
Performs any other related tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor
Completed Diploma in Nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired
a minimum working experience of 2 years in a busy hospital or clinic, skills in high-quality nursing care in children, and skills in critical care nursing is an added advantage,
Possess a current certificate from the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
Good knowledge of general scientific principles, practices, specialized techniques used in the practice of nursing
High degree of integrity and professional values.
Excellent communication and report writing skills
Maintains open communication with members of various levels of management.
Good teamwork and interpersonal skills.
Good oral and written communication and presentation skills
High level planning and organizational skills including efficient and effective time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
Essential Experience and knowledge
At least one-year experience in Nursing or demonstrated ability and desire to learn and embrace new ideas.
Essential personal attributes and aptitudes
Adherence to Christian ethos
Innovative and independent thinker
Exhibit high qualities of honesty and integrity when handling hospital resources.
Considers education a valuable part of the job for her/him and staff members
Ability to establish priorities and proceed with objectives without supervision
Experience and/or knowledge of the operations of NGOs.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their documents as a single combined pdf file to include: cover letter, CV/Resume, Salary history, references, and for Nurses include a copy of registration, a current practicing license; diploma in Nursing or registered comprehensive nursing (with Distinction or Credit) from a recognized institution, and minimum working experience of 2 years to CURE’s Human Resources Manager by:
Postal Address: P.O. Box 903, Mbale
or hand deliver to CURE Children’s Hospital, Plot 97-103 Bugwere Road, Mbale.
Further information may be obtained by calling 045-4435273.
The deadline for receipt of all applications is June 4, 2021 5:00pm.
These positions are full-time and based in Mbale.
Please take note that CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviews, reference verification, appointment, training or any other fees).
CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment scams.
Those who have already submitted applications for the above positions to CURE you do not need to resubmit.
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