Medical Teams International Registered Nurse Jobs in Uganda
Medical Teams International Registered Nurse Jobs in UgandaJob Summary Responsible for providing a comprehensive nursing package that includes preventive, curative and public health education services.
Ensure quality of care in line with Medical Officers and Clinical Officers prescriptions, medical protocols and universal hygiene standards.
Provide nursing services including observation, diagnosis and treatment in consultation with the Clinical Officer
Maintain personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further action if necessary and participate in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary
Ensure patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
Ensure patients are comfortable and in a healthy and secure environment to enhance quick recovery
Assist with ward rounds to complete paperwork required for admission and discharging of patients
Dispense medication according to prescription, ensuring correct labelling and directions; Ensure patient understands how to take medicine by providing clear instructions
Participate in PHC activities including health education, MCH activities and nutrition programs
Carry out family planning, PMTCT and HCT services both at the health facility and within the community
Monitor the consumption of drugs and equipment required for nursing activities and notify supervisor of re-stocking needs
Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met
Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
Other duties as assigned
Education, Licenses, & Certifications
Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing is required
Registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is required
Valid practising license is required EXPERIENCE
2 years of nursing experience is required
Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques
Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures
Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
Skilled in applying professional nursing care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A good command of both written and spoken English
Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
Ability to be flexible and manage stress
Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Medical Teams International Registered Nurse Jobs in Uganda
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