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Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Medical Teams International

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

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# Job Description

Responsible for providing psychiatric nursing services to patients suffering
from severe and common psychiatric disorders.

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide psychiatric nursing services including assessment, diagnosis and
treatment in consultation with Psychiatric Clinical Officer
• Administer use of and monitor reactions to psychotropic and other
• Support client in understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and
mental illness and accepting the need for treatment with specific attention to
the cultural context
• Maintain accurate records and documentation of patient treatments and
laboratory results according to standard medical recordkeeping and MTI policy
• Participate in community mobilization and sensitization on mental health
• 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 psychiatric nursing experience is required
• Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

• Knowledge of professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques use
in the care and treatment of psychiatric patients
• Knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of group and individual
psychotherapy; symptoms and behaviour patterns of patients with emotional
disturbances and mental illness
• Knowledge of medications, including psychotropic drugs, and the control,
preparation and administration of medications
• Skilled in applying professional nursing care principles and procedures in
the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric patients
• Skilled in developing interpersonal therapeutic relationship with
psychiatric patients
• Skilled in assessment and application of appropriate intervention techniques
• Skilled in effectively communicating with a variety of individuals and able
to function calmly in situations which require a high degree of sensitivity,
tact, and diplomacy
• A good command of both written and spoken English
• 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 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.

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

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