Jobs in Uganda - 02 Registered Nurse jobs at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Infectious Diseases Institute

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Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 15 November 2021

Hiring Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Details:

Background:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research,
Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global
Health Security and Health System Strengthening.
DI wishes to recruit motivated and competent individuals to fill the vacancies below:

Job Title: 2 Registered Nurse
Vacancy Code: RN-X001
Classification: Full Time
Reporting: Nurse Team Lead
Duty Station: Mulago

General Description:
The post holder will be required to provide nursing care to patients attending IDC, provide health education and advise to patients and their family members, provide translation whenever necessary, guide in clinical practice and duties of other nurses. Participate in clinical research studies.

Main Duties:
• Provides nursing care to patients attending the IDC
• To provide clinical care including triaging, clinical assessment of patients of patient’s problems, investigations to HIV/AIDS patients attending IDI- supported health facilities in line with standard treatment guidelines.
• Assist in management of very sick patients brought in Urgent care with knowledge, skills and Support appropriate referral of complex patients’ through liaison with immediate team members, senior clinicians and other specialized facilities.
• Lead education and facility sensitization efforts to continuously build knowledge among clients and the attendants at Urgent care and the general clinic.
• Participate in identification, implementation and documentation of continuous quality improvement activities along client care and treatment.
• Assists medical doctors in carrying out clinical procedures.
• Provides translation services to visiting medical doctors as required
• Ensures patient flow in the clinic (IDC)
• Performs quality assurance and quality control (QA/AC) to ensure completeness of source documents.
• Participates in giving Medicines when required.
• Checks medical supply stock and ensures procedure charts are fully equipped
• Guides the clinical practice and duties of other nursing staff
• Participates as a full member of the IDC health care team
• Attends clinic staff meetings on a daily basis as available
• Participate whenever requested to do so in clinic research studies.
• Participate in compilation and submission of accurate activity reports according to the set guidelines.
• This job description is not exhaustive and the post holder will need to be flexible and to undertake such other duties as may become necessary with the development of the Infectious Diseases Institute.


• Qualifications, skills and experience
• Completion of Nurses Training in a recognized educational institution with Diploma/
• Bachelors
• Minimum of 2 years work experience in a clinical setting
• Full and active registration with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives council (Valid general practice license).
• Self- motivated and capable of meeting deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Good interpersonal skills and able to interact productively with other team members.

Application procedure

Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these position should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact not later than 15th November 2021. Please follow this link https://idi.mak.ac.ug/hrms to apply for this position.
Key Notes:
• IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
• Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority. 3. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
• Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main
Campus; College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 2021-11-08

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