83 Entry Level US PEPFAR Job Vacancies – Enrolled Nurses at Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Funding Source: US Government President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
Name of Institution: Regional
Referral Hospitals
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Nursing
Reference: HRM
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be  seconded
to identified hospitals and Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Takes part in continuous nursing coverage on
Wards/Units by receiving reports and effectively handing over to in-coming
Keeps patients comfortable and ensure a clean and
safe environment.
Provides timely treatment as prescribed and carry
out nursing procedures.
Carries out observations, keep proper records and
ensure their safe custody.
Participates in doctors/clinical officers’ ward
Receives patients, registers admissions and
Ensures that aseptic techniques are adhered to in
the preparation procedures.
Maintains close contact with patients
Ensure confidentiality
Carries out Health Education to patients and their
Actively participates in Primary Health Care
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time by the Nursing Officer
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The applicants for the nursing jobs should be enrolled
nurses or enrolled comprehensive nurses with certificates from recognized
At least two years’ experience as a Health Worker.
The applicant must be registered and licensed with
the Nurses and Midwives Council.
The candidate should possess a patient focused
approach and pleasant personality.
Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and
Midwives Council.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following
requirements to avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all
parts of the application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here,
and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied
2. On each
application form the following must be attached;
Recent and original copies of the passport size
Copies of the academic and professional
Copies of letters of appointment, plus confirmation
letters as it may apply.
Copies of Registration Certificates and valid
Practicing Licenses for Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Professional Councils.
3. It is
emphasized that:
All applications should bear the name of the
Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check at top of
Applicants must state clearly on the application
forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
Short listed candidates shall be required to bring
their unlaminated original certificates at the interview. Failure to present
the original certificates or any other relevant documents may lead to automatic
disqualification from interviews. Health Workers who are on long term training
must not apply.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates
unlaminated at the interview. Candidates who will present forged certificates
are to be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.

Send to:
Health Service Commission.
Plot No. 1
Pilkington Road,
Workers’ House,
Floor (Northern Wing) or

P.O. Box 7452,

Deadline: 2nd September, 2015

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