NGO Jobs - Circumcision Nurse at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title: Circumcision Nurse
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

About IDI:
IDI is a centre of excellence, which is part of Uganda’s preeminent medical training institution, the Makerere University College of Health Sciences.  IDI is registered as a non-government organization, is owned by Makerere University, and is funded by both public and private resources.  IDI’s focus is strengthening care and treatment of HIV and related infectious diseases – for people living with HIV across Africa. Since its establishment, IDI’s mandate has expanded to cover HIV prevention, malaria, TB and capacity building in research and laboratory services.  IDI supports Adult Safe Male Circumcision as part of HIV prevention across eight districts in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Circumcision Nurse will be part of the SMC team to give nursing care as obliged.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work as full member of the surgical teams during MMC procedures.
  • Provide nursing care to clients attending the clinics
  • Assess clinical patient problems including cleaning , disinfecting and packing surgical instruments
  • Treat each client with dignity , respect and understanding in accordance with IDI’s philosophy.
  • Be a part of the AMAKA interdisciplinary team.
  • Ensure procedures are carried out in recommended policies.
  • Maintain nursing standards as ethically recommended.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Preferably completion of a registered Nurses Training from a recognized institution.
  • Additional training in HIV/AIDS will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of one year work experience in a circumcision surgical setting
How to apply:
All interested and qualified candidates may hand deliver or post their application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to ;

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P. O. Box 22418, Kampala

Deadline: 17th May 2013

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