Rakai Health Sciences Program Community VMMC Theatre Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Community VMMC Theatre Assistants Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

  • Community VMMC Theatre Assistants will assist the clinician when carrying out circumcision and provide quality nursing care to clients coming for circumcision.

  • He/she will work with the VHTs/mobilisers in the community to support client mobilization and MOH staff to ensure that implementation of the VMMC program at SMC site is efficiently executed.

  • He/she may also manage SMC site logistics and finances

    Jobs Responsibilities

  • Assist surgeons/circumcisers when carrying out circumcision/surgical operations

  • Provide nursing care to clients attending the VMMC clinic

  • Client mobilization and provision of health education and timely management of adverse events

  • Assess clinical patient problems and triage patients

  • Cleaning, disinfecting, and packing surgical instruments

  • Sterilizing instruments and storing sterilized instruments properly

  • Maintain infection control measures in operating room theatre

  • Administer Tetanus toxoid vaccination to VMMC clients

  • Provision of health education or post-operative care to clients

  • Seeking informed consent from potential circumcision clients

  • Ensure procedures are carried out safely in accordance with MOH policies and guidelines

  • Handling and accounting for circumcision finances and logistics

  • Ensuring security and proper utilization of
    logistics according to inventory lists

    Knowledge and Experience

  • Diploma or Certificate in Nursing or equivalent from a recognized education institution.

  • Minimum of 1-year work experience in a clinical setting.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team.

  • Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices.

  • Certificate in Male Circumcision skills training will be an added advantage

  • Willingness to work extra hours

  • Must be willing to work in rural settings

  • Must be registered with the relevant Health professionals’ Council

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Rakai Health Sciences Program Community VMMC Theatre Assistants Jobs in Uganda

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