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Nurse Counselor

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 21, 2022.

Nurse Counselor Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

# Job Description

Nurse Counselor
Role Title: Nurse Counselor
Reports to: ISS Clinic Manager
Role Definition: To provide continuous comprehensive nursing care and
treatment to HIV/AIDS infected patients in line with Program clinical
guidelines and procedures

Roles and Responsibilities
1\. Receive patients and their files, assess, take patients vital signs
blood pressure, weight, respiratory rate, heart rate and temperature and
organise them for investigations, forward them to clinicians and counselors
according to urgency and need of the patient in line with the program
guidelines and procedures.
2\. Review patients’ prescriptions, explain the procedure and possible side
effects and administer the drugs in line with program guidelines and
procedures.
3\. Conduct both initial and ongoing counseling, attend to clinical nurse’s
only visits clerking, examination and prescription of drugs to stable
patients in line with program guidelines and procedures.
4\. Assess, prepare and conduct health education talks to patients and
implement infection control practices in the clinic in line with program
guidelines and procedures.
5\. Give reproductive health services including family planning and cervical
cancer screening services to clients in line with program guidelines and
procedures.
6\. Collect, document and keep nursing records in line with program guide
lines and procedures
7\. Assess, maintain and organize the clinic stock drugs, equipment and
sundries in line with program guidelines and procedures.
8\. Provide continuous on job guidance to Nursing Assistants and expert
clients in controlling clinic flow and performing general health education
talks in line with program guidelines and procedures

Qualifications & job specifications:
• Degree in Nursing or related discipline
• Must be registered with the nurses council
• The position holder will have training in ART Counselling
• At least 2 years’ experience in a busy clinical setting
• Special knowledge in the management of HIV/AIDS and its related
complications, confidentiality, team player, ability to empathize and be
patient, nursing & counseling skills.

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Email:: [email protected]

Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements should send
their applications, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic
documents to; **The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS
Program MJAP** , not later than 25th March, 2022 by 5:00pm.Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted Email address for applications;
**[email protected]**

Nurse Counselor Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

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