25 May 2017

Fresher Community Nurse Job Careers - Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title:         Community Nurse
Organisation: Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: PMTCT Coordinator
Position Number: MUWRP/11/17

About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda.

Job Summary: The Community Nurse will oversee the designing and implementation of the community care delivery models to provide HIV/ AIDS prevention, care and treatment services. The community nurse will also lead and develop innovative and evidence based interventions to support effective service delivery of HIV care and treatment programs through the differentiated service delivery models.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the differentiated Service delivery Model activities in compliance with MoH and PEPFAR guidelines policies and procedures.
  • Provide support in the collection, analysis and validation of baseline and routine program data to support implementation and routine program monitoring.
  • Support DSD sites in medical commodity forecasting, warehousing and reporting to ensure constant supply of HIV commodities for patients receiving services at DSD sites.
  • The jobholder will also ensure availability of tools to facilitate reporting and program monitoring
  • Ensure constant monitoring and leveraging of resources for program success.
  • Coordinate and monitor CBOs and CDOs supporting implementation of the DSD program.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Community Nurse job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery. Public Health Nursing is an added advantage
  • At least two years of related working experience with Public Health programs
  • The applicant must be registered with the Allied Health Professional Council
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Experienced at capacity building and facilitating training and mentoring

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application letter.

Please send applications to:

The HR and Administration Manager,
Makerere University Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 29th May 2017

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