IRC Enrolled Nurse Jobs in Uganda

IRC Enrolled Nurse Jobs in Uganda


Background

  • Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict development services for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression.

  • The IRC is currently working in over 25 countries around the world, addressing both the immediate and lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in emergencies and the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.

  • The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting IDPs, refugees and local communities.

  • IRC Uganda has it country office in Kampala and regional offices in Kit gum Moroto, and Yumbe. The current program portfolio includes health, protection and rule of law, women’s protection and empowerment, and economic recovery and development programming

    Job Overview/Summary

  • Under the supervision and guidance of a Registered Nurse, the enrolled nurse will be responsible for direct delivery of high quality and efficient nursing services to clients at the attached health facility and in the community ensuring that high standards are adhered to in assessments, handling of emergencies, treatment and administration of medicines.

  • S/he will be expected to work within the health facility and also offer services in the community in the catchment area.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide nursing care to all patients within the attached health facility and community outreaches. Attend to clients and prescribe drugs where necessary

  • Dispense drugs and other medical items to clients where necessary

  • Carry out weekly and emergency home visits.

  • Provide information to clients to reduce their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education

  • Participate in client referral and transfer process as need arises

  • Participate in HIV awareness and sensitization in the communities

  • Train community health workers and village health teams in providing of basic health services, health promotion and client follow-up
    and referrals.

  • Participate in the drawing and implementation of work plans for the clinic

  • Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.

  • Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation

  • Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably expected from your supervisors

    Required Qualifications and Experiences

  • Must have a certificate of enrollment of nursing from a recognized institution.

  • Must be registered and licensed with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council

  • At least 2 years of work experience, with field experience in providing services to refugees.

  • Planning and organizing

  • Concern for quality and standards

  • Communication

  • Ethics and integrity

  • Self-control and stress management

  • Time management

    How to Apply

  • Please send filled IRC application form, cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae in ONE PDF attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for to:

  • UA‐IRCJobs@rescue.org or hands deliver to Human Resource department in IRC Lamwo Office, Located on Mission road, Palabek Kal.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Deadline Monday 21st January 2020.

  • Please note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be automatically disqualified.

  • Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified

  • Females are especially encouraged to apply.

  • IRC is an equal opportunity Employer.

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