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Registered Nurse

Medical Teams International

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 31, 2021.

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# Job Description

Job 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.

Job Responsibilities:
• 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, Experience, Licenses and Certifications
• Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing is required
• Registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is required
• Valid practicing license is required
• 2 years of nursing experience is required
• Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE
• Knowledge of professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques
• Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures
• Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol

SKILLS
• 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

ABILITIES
• 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

Physical Conditions
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with
very basic living conditions.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills
required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities and skills are
also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or
organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement
between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams
International as the requirements of the job change.

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**Closing Date** : 5th Jan. 2022

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