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16 June 2016

2 Regional Supervisor Career Opportunities - Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council

Organisation: Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
Reports to:  Deputy Registrar
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is a semi-autonomous Health Professional body under the MOH established by Uganda Nurses and Midwives Act, 1996 to regulate and supervise the provision of quality Nursing and Midwifery services to the public. Its mandate is to set and regulate standards of training and practice of nursing and midwifery and provide professional guidance for public safety.

Job Summary:  The Regional Supervisor will support the Deputy Registrar in the coordination of UNMC activities to ensure public safety within the respective areas of the office jurisdiction

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate general supervision and regulation over all the nursing and midwifery professionals and health facilities, Health Training Institutions for nurses and midwives in the region
  • Actively participate in the investigation charges of malpractice, negligence or misconduct against a professional and make a full report to the Supervisor of the facts and circumstances of the charges
  • Maintain and update database in relation to nursing and midwifery professions in the region
  • Network and coordinate activities of District Health Supervisory Authorities in the region
  • The incumbent will report the name of any nursing and midwifery professional convicted of an offence and the nature of the offence committed as soon as the conviction comes to your knowledge
  • Report the death of any registered nurse or midwife as soon as information on death comes to your knowledge
  • Routinely inspect all nursing and midwifery health facilities in the region  applying for registration and renewal of operational license and advise on their suitability to offer the health services
  • Inspect any nursing or midwifery health facility with Enforcement Officer if necessary to certify whether provisions of the Nurses and Midwives Act are being complied with
  • Circulate information relating to all licensed nursing and midwifery health units in the region to the relevant authorities
  • Disseminate information from the head office to the relevant stakeholders in the region. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelors of Nursing Science Degree from a recognized awarding institution. Possession of a diploma in any leadership and or management science will be an added advantage
  • The applicant MUST have a valid Practicing License in nursing and midwifery professions
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a large and busy organization at the level of a Nursing Officer;
  • Possess a high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure
  • The applicant should be knowledgeable in ICT
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective time keeping
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their applications with the relevant testimonials, certificates and at least three referees two of whom should be professional and one personal to this address:

The Registrar,
Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council,
P.O. Box 4046, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 27th June 2016 by 5:00 pm


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