3 NGO Health Jobs -Senior Nursing Officers at Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Arua, Lira and
Moroto, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Medical Officer
Job Grade: UR 7.1
About URCS:
Red Cross Society (URCS) the leading National Humanitarian Organization in
Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is
seeking to recruit dynamic, self-motivated individuals to fill the enlisted
positions; following the support received from the Joint Population Program –
financed by DFID through the World Health Organization (WHO) to Uganda Blood
Transfusion Services (UBTS); to establish three new blood collection teams in
Lira, Arua and Moroto Districts. URCS has therefore, been entrusted by UBTS to
contract and jointly implement activities for this program. URCS is an equal
opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.
Job Summary: The Senior Nursing Officer
will be responsible for supervising the nursing care unit and supporting
research activities.
Key Duties and
  • Manages and accounts for all allocated
  • Plays a supervisory role in the provision of
    nursing care.
  • Submits timely requests for essential
    equipment’s and supplies.
  • Ensures equipment is secure, functional and
    well maintained.
  • Participates in research activities.
  • Imparts knowledge and skills to the staff
  • Ensures that staff adheres to Professional Code
    of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Counsels Blood Donors before and after blood
Qualifications, Skills &
  • The applicant must be double trained at a
    Registered Level or its equivalent from a recognised institution; Member
    of the Nurses and Midwives Council and should have served at least three
    (3) years as a Nursing Officer.
  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate
    flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and  analytical skills
  • Excellent people management skills and
    culturally sensitive.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates can address applications with curriculum vitae,
names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic documents,
telephone/email contact to: The Interim Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society,
P.O. Box 494, Rubaga Road, Plot 551/555, Kampala, Uganda. Due to large volumes
of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing
shall lead to automatic disqualification
Deadline: 22nd
November, 2013
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