US Embassy Jobs in Uganda - Registered Nurse Vacancies

US Embassy Jobs in Uganda - Registered Nurse Vacancies


Summary

  • The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Registered Nurse.

    The work schedule for this position is

    • Full Time, 40 hours per week

  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

    Duties

  • The incumbent serves as the post’s nurse with responsibilities that include the medical care of Mission employees and eligible family members under MED approved clinical guidelines, as well as maintenance and inventory of all medical equipment and supplies, implementation of a robust vaccination program, administration of group and individual health education programs, and medical emergency contingency planning for the Mission.

  • The incumbent will work in the Medical Unit under the direct supervision of the Regional Medical Officer (RMO) or Medical Provider (MP).

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    Education

  • Degree (RN Level) in Nursing or Diploma/Certificate equivalent from an accredited School of Nursing. Must possess and maintain a valid nursing license or a current unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the host nation, country of origin, or the U.S.

    Requirements

    Experience

  • A minimum of two (2) years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.

    Job Knowledge

  • The incumbent possesses critical-thinking skills and comprehends MED’s policies and procedures regarding medical evacuations, hospitalizations
    and insurance reimbursement methodology.

  • Must maintain current knowledge of local and regional medical services that can provide care for all acuity levels, including vetted specialists and hospitals.

  • Is a resource for arranging the best method to transport critically ill patients and maintains a working relationship with transport facilities.

    Evaluations

    (This may be tested)

    Language

  • Level III English ability (Good Working Knowledge) reading/writing/speaking is required.

    Skills and Abilities

  • The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with a complexity interactive challenges in difficult and emotional situations.

  • Must have a solid working knowledge of MED’s RN Clinical Practice Guidelines and be familiar with American Nursing Standards of Care.

  • Must be able to perform basic word processing on computer.

    Qualifications

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Jobs in Uganda - Procurement Assistant Vacancies

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